State Ethics Filing

*** APPLIES TO ALL CANDIDATES ***
  • All Candidates Must File a Statement of Economic Interests Form and Campaign Disclosure Information the State Ethics 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.
  • Candidates are no longer required to file a copy of the Statement of Economic Interest (SEI) or Campaign Disclosure Information with Board of Voter Registration and Elections. See the Equal Access to the Ballot Act for more information.

Special Election for U.S. House District 5 & S.C. House District 48
Election Date: Primary will be May 2, 2017

Filing for U.S. House District 5 and S.C. House District 48 Closes Monday, March 13th at 12:00 Noon

View Candidates Filed for U.S. House District 5

View Candidates Filed for S.C. House District 48

U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney and S.C. Representative Ralph Norman have resigned from their positions, leaving two vacancies to be filled. Filing will open for both seats beginning Friday, March 3 at noon and will close on Monday, March 13 at noon.

Citizens interested in running for U.S. House District 5 may file with the South Carolina Election Commission, located at 1122 Lady Street, Suite 500, Columbia, S.C. 29201. The filing fee for this office is $2,610, paid by Democratic and Republican party candidates only. Filing fees can be made by check or money order. Filing fee checks should be made out to the appropriate State party.

Citizens interested in running for S.C. House Distict 48 may file with the Board of Voter Registration and Elections Office of York County, located at 13 South Congress Street, York, S.C. 29745. The filing fee for this office is $147, paid by Democratic and Republican party candidates only. Filing fees can be made by check or money order and should be made out to the appropriate State party.

Statement of Intention of Candidacy & Party Pledge Forms are available online at SCVOTES.org

All Candidates must file with the State Ethics Commmission. State Ethics Filing Requirements

The schedule for these elections is as follows:
  • Democratic and Republican Primaries: May 2, 2017
  • Potential runoff, if needed: May 16, 2017
  • General Election: June 20, 2017
Voters may request absentee applications at this time, however, ballots will be mailed 30-days prior to the election date, provided a signed absentee application has been received.

Those interested in voting in these elections must be registered to vote by the following dates:
  • In person: March 31, 2017
  • Online: April 2, 2017 by 11:59 pm
  • By mail: Postmarked by April 3, 2017
For more information, please contact the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of York County by calling 803-684-1242.