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Thousands of settlers flowed through this region like a river. It was part of the Great Wagon Road from the North and the Federal Road that carried travelers into the West. The diverse backgrounds of these individuals led to clashes and conflicts that played out over the landscape of the old South. Today, the character of Edgefield is captured for visitors in its downtown shopping district, countless historic sites, local eateries, and a thriving artisan community. Come explore Edgefield, the Gateway of Southern History!

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NOTICE OF ELECTION

The Municipal Election Commission of the Town of Edgefield announces a General Election for the Town of Edgefield to be Tuesday, April 5, 2022 for Mayor and Council Wards 1,  3, & 5.  These terms will expire April 2026.  The precincts and polling places for the election will be:  Edgefield #1 - W. E. Parker School (41 Crest Road) and #2 - American Legion (314 Penn Street).

Persons desiring to vote in the upcoming election must be registered no later than Sunday, March 6, 2022.   Voter registration by mail applications will be accepted if postmarked by Monday, March 7.  To register, one must contact the County Board of Voter Registration.

Citizens desiring to be a candidate for Council may file a statement of candidacy at Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, SC.  Each candidate must be a qualified registered elector.  Candidates may file during regular business hours (8AM to 5PM) until Friday, February 4, 2022,  12 noon.

 

The filing fee for Mayor is $30.00 and the filing fee for Council is $15.00.  This is a non-partisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.  The polls shall open at 7:00 AM on Election day and close at 7:00 PM.

At 3:00 p.m. on the day of the election, the Municipal Election Commission will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, SC 29824 (Bacon Street Entrance).

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Noon at Edgefield Town Hall, the Municipal Election Commission will hold a hearing to determine the validity of ballots challenged in this election and to certify the election.  

Each candidate must complete a Statement of Economic Interests on line at http://ethics.sc.gov. 

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