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State Ethics Filing

Statement of Economic Interests Forms and Campaign Disclosure Information

*** APPLIES TO ALL CANDIDATES ***
  • Candidates are no longer required to file a copy of the Statement of Economic Interest (SEI) or Campaign Disclosure Information with County Election Commission.
  • Forms, requirements, and filing instructions are available from the State Ethics Commission website ( http://ethics.sc.gov/ ).
  • Failure to comply with the filing requirements of the State Ethics Commission may result in fines or other fees.
  • Filing of the SEI or Campaign Disclosure Information has no bearing on ballot access or the ability of a candidate to win an election.
  • Contact the State Ethics Commission with any issues concerning the information listed above.

Town of Fort Mill Special Election
Election Day: January 27, 2015

Offices:
  • Town Council At Large - (One Seat to Fill)
Filing Official and Location:

York County Registration and Election Office
13 S. Congress St
York, SC 29746

Filing Opens: Friday, November 21, 2014 at 12:00 Noon
Filing Closes: Monday, December 1, 2014 at 12:00 Noon
Filing Fees: $100.00 - Unopposed, $50.00 - Opposed
Candidate Filing Form:
Filing Details:
  • Any citizen desiring to file for office must be a qualified elector (registered voter) of the Ward and a resident of the Town of Fort Mill.
  • Anyone interested in filing for office must do so in person at the York County Registration and Elections Office located in the E. C. Black Building, 13 S. Congress St. in York.
  • Candidates are required to complete a Statement of Candidacy in order to complete the filing process.
Ethics Forms
  • Candidates must file an Statement of Economic Interests and Campaign Disclosure Forms with South Carolina State Ethics Commission.
  • Failure to file with the South Carolina State Ethics Commission may result in fines and/or may not take office if they haven't filed an SEI.
  • However, filing of the SEI has no bearing on ballot access or the ability of a candidate to win an election.
  • Visit SC State Ethics Commission Website

Candidate Filing Process Changes as of Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Section 4 of the Voting Right Act and the passage of the SC State S.2 Bill - Equal Access to the Ballot Act change the candidate filing process. These changes in the Candidate Filing process are now in effect.

Equal Access to the Ballot Act

Read the full text of the Equal Access to the Ballot Act.

1. Candidates for partisan office now file with election commission.

All candidates for partisan federal, state, and county-level offices now file with either the State or county election commission. This change in state law has no effect on the location of filing for nonpartisan offices, such as most school boards and municipal offices.

Visit SCvotes.org for more information about the New Candidate Filing process.

2. Candidates no longer need to provide a Statement of Economic Interests (SEI) at the time of filing.

Candidates are no longer required to file a copy of the Statement of Economic Interest(SEI) with County Election Commission . However, candidates must file the SEI online with the SC State Ethics Commission. Candidates may face fines for not filing an SEI, however, filing of the SEI has no bearing on ballot access or the ability of a candidate to win an election.

All candidates must file a Statement of Economic Interest with SC State Ethics Commission.

Visit the SC State Ethics Commission' s Website for more information about when and how to file these forms.