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 (
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.
Ethics Commission with any issues concerning the information listed above.
Town of Fort Mill Special
Day: January 27, 2015
- Town Council At Large - (One Seat to Fill)
Filing Official and
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:
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.
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.
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.
must file a Statement of Economic Interest with SC State Ethics Commission.
SC State Ethics Commission' s Website for more information
about when and how to file these forms.