Election Information

Elections & Voting
The City of Travelers Rest elections are subject to applicable city, county, and state laws. The Mayor and Council Members are non-partisan and officials are elected at-large. Terms are staggered and are four years in length.

Municipal elections in the City of Travelers Rest are held in odd-numbered years. Candidates file for Mayor or City Council positions with the City of Travelers Rest City Clerk during the filing period. The Mayor and Council Member candidates contend for their seats by ballot.

Municipal Elections
The next City of Travelers Rest Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

The Council Seats At-Large to be filled are:

  1. Council – Grant Bumgarner
  2. Council – Kelly Byers
  3. Council – Shaniece Criss
  4. Council – Sherry Marrah

Candidates for City Council shall announce their candidacy by filing a Statement of Intention of Candidacy Nonpartisan Form and submit their filing fee with the Travelers Rest City Clerk.

  • Filing for candidacy will OPEN at noon on Monday, July 17, 2023.
  • Filing for candidacy will CLOSE at noon on Tuesday, August 15, 2023.
  • Candidates shall be required to pay a filing fee of five percent of the annual salary for the office they are seeking. Mayor fee is $240.00 and Council fee is $180.00 payable to the City of Travelers Rest.
  • Candidates must be a resident of Travelers Rest and a registered voter.

Greenville County administers election activities for the City of Travelers Rest. For more election specific information or to register to vote, please visit: Greenville County Voter Registration and Elections Office.