Election Information

The City of Travelers Rest is governed by Travelers Rest City Council, with registered voters in the city’s boundary electing a councilmember every four years (unless circumstances create the need for a special election) to represent the City at large. The City has a Municipal Election Commission for City oversight in conjunction with County operations of the Election.  Commissioners include Dave Smits as chairperson, and Harvey Choplin.

At-Large Offices
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.

The City election is held every other year.