MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, March 7, 2022) – Any candidate who is seeking a political party’s nomination for a local, state or federal seat in the 2022 General Election may file for office starting at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Filing will close at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Each candidate must file with the appropriate County Board of Voter Registration & Elections Office or the South Carolina Election Commission.
The following local, state, and Congressional offices are up for election this year:
- Berkeley County Council: Districts 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8
- Other Berkeley County offices: Sheriff, Probate Judge, Clerk of Court, Coroner, County Supervisor, and Register of Deeds
- All S.C. House Representative districts within Berkeley County: Districts 15, 92, 95, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103 & 117
- U.S. Congressional offices: Districts 1 & 6
All candidate filing forms and fees can be found at scvotes.gov and/or at the appropriate County Elections Office associated with the specific office a candidate is seeking.
The Berkeley County Voter Registration & Elections Office, located at 1003 N. U.S. Highway 52 in Moncks Corner, will be open for filing weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SEC filing hours will be weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Candidates are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests and a Campaign Disclosure online with the State Ethics Commission HERE.
For more information on candidate filing, visit scvotes.gov or the Berkeley County Voter Registration & Election Office department page.
S.C. Primary Elections are Tuesday, June 14, 2022. The General Election is Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
-Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office-