Both the Town of Andrews and the Town of Pawleys Island will have elections for Mayor and Town Council on Nov. 7. Town residents who would like to file to run for office can do so beginning at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Filing will close at noon on Aug. 15.
Elections in both municipalities are nonpartisan. There are three Town Council seats up for election in the Town of Andrews and four in the Town of Pawleys Island in addition to the mayoral seat. There is no filing fee to run for any office in the Town of Pawleys Island. The filing fee is $200 to run for mayor in the town of Andrews and $150 to run for Town Council.
To file, candidates should visit the Georgetown County Office of Elections and Voter registration at 303 N. Hazard St., Georgetown. Residents must live within the town limits in order to file to run for office. For more information, call (843) 545-3339.
Now is also an excellent time for voters to check their voter registration information to ensure there are no issues on Election Day. To check your information, visit scvotes.gov.