Town of Fort Mill

Municipal Election Information

Mayor, 4 Town Council Wards, & 2 Council At-Large Seats - View Town Council Map (PDF)

Want to File as a Candidate for the Town of Fort Mill?

Town of Fort Mill General Elections are held on the First Tuesday in November of Odd Numbered Years.

Runoffs, if needed, will be held 14 days following the Town of Fort Mill General Election.

Electoral Method: Majority (50% + 1) Runoffs are more likely.

Terms of Office: Mayor - 4 Years, Council Wards - 4 Years Staggered, Council At-Large - 4 Years Staggered

Candidates: Any citizen desiring to file for office must be a qualified elector (registered voter), resident of the Town of Fort Mill, and applicable Ward for a period of 60 days prior to the election per Sec. 14-11(b) of the Town of Fort Mill Municipal Code.

Official Website: https://www.fortmillsc.gov

Office Rotations by Year
2021Council Ward Seats 1, 3, & At-Large
2023Mayor, Council Ward Seats 2, 4, & At-Large
2025Council Ward Seats 1, 3, & At-Large
2027Mayor, Council Ward Seats 2, 4, & At-Large

Town of Fort Mill General Election
Election Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Runoff Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 (if needed)

Offices:
  • Town Council Ward 1 - ( One Seat to Fill )
  • Town Council Ward 3 - ( One Seat to Fill )
  • Town Council At-Large - ( One Seat to Fill )
Filing Official and Location:

York County Government Center
Board of Voter Registration and Elections Office for York County
6 South Congress Street, Suite 1201
York, SC 29745

Filing Fee and Period updated per Town of Fort Mill Ordinance on 5/24/2021

Filing Opens: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 @ 8:00 AM
Filing Closed: Friday, September 3, 2021 @ 5:00 PM
Filing Fees: $100.00 All Offices
** Filing Fees must be paid at the time of filing via Check, Cashier’s Check, Money Order, or exact amount in cash. Credit cards are not accepted.**

Filing Forms:

Filing Details:
  • Any citizen desiring to file for office must be a qualified elector (registered voter), resident of the Town of Fort Mill, and applicable Ward for a period of 60 days prior to the election per Sec. 14-11(b) of the Town of Fort Mill Municipal Code.
  • Anyone interested in filing for office must do so in person at the York County Registration and Elections Office located in the York County Government Center at 6 South Congress Street in York.
  • Candidates are required to complete a Statement of Candidacy and a Statement of Economic Interest in order to complete the filing process.
Filing Has Ended - Friday, September 3, 2021 @ 5:00 pm 
In-Person & By-Mail Absentee Voting:
  • Absentee Voting will begin Monday, October 4th At 8:00 am.
  • Ballots must be returned to this office by 7:00pm on November 2nd.
NOTICES:
Last Update: 5/5/2021 1:46 PM

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