Municipal Elections Information

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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 submitting their filing fee with the interim City Clerk, Beth Sicignano, [email protected].

  • 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 $312.00 and Council fee is $234.00 payable to the City of Travelers Rest.
  • Candidates must be a resident of Travelers Rest and a registered voter.

Special Election:
A special election will be held for the vacated, unexpired term City Council seat. There is one vacant seat to be filled: Rick Floyd.

  • Filing for candidacy will OPEN  at noon on Monday, August 25, 2023
  • Filling for candidacy will CLOSE at noon on Tuesday, September 5, 2023
  • The unexpired term will be a separate vote on the General Election ballot on November 7th.

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.