Effective Monday, May 11th, city buildings will reopen with limited access and safety guidelines in place. See COVID-19 Update for more information.
The City of Travelers Rest is governed by Travelers Rest City Council, with registered voters in the city’s districts electing one councilman or councilwoman every four years (unless circumstances create the need for a special election) to represent their district.
The Mayor serves a four-year term and is elected through a citywide election as he or she represents all districts.
City of Travelers Rest municipal elections are non-partisan – ballots list candidates but no declared affiliation with a political party.
Voters may also be called upon to determine an issue of importance to the city through a referendum.