OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC
WELCOME to the website of the League of Women Voters of Georgetown County. We are proud to have been active within this coastal community since 1981. Our continued focus on voting rights, voter education, open access to government and on issues of public concern have strengthened our reputation as a respected and effective participant in the American political process.
In an era when the political process is all too often driven by special interests, the League's advocacy is an essential element to promote the voice of democracy. Add your voice to ours: "Democracy works when people claim it as their own." (Bill Moyers - The Nation, Jan. 22, 2007).
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We are political, but nonpartisan. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Membership is open to all. Current dues are $55 a year, most of which is paid to the state and national League of Women Voters. We have some funds available to assist with dues for those of modest means.
Contact the League or ask a question
Or mail to P.O. Box 18, Georgetown SC 29442
We usually meet on the third Monday of each month, September through May and sometimes in summer, at 11:30 a.m. at Applewood Pancake House in Litchfield. Feel free to join us.
Use this website for information on how and where to register to vote, under the voter registration and elections tab.
Find who your elected public servants are and how to contact them under the elected public servants tab.
Party primary election runoffs on June 26.
You can vote in the runoff even if you did not vote on June 12; but if you did vote on June 12, you cannot switch parties.
Republicans will choose nominees for governor and attorney general; Democrats will choose a nominee for U.S. House District 7.
On the Republican ballot will be incumbent Gov. Henry McMaster and challenger John Warren; and for attorney general, incumbent Alan Wilson and challenger Todd Atwater. On the Democratic ballot will be Mal Hyman and Robert Williams.
In the June 12 primary, Secretary of State Mark Hammond won nomination. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Rice won Republican nomination for the 7th District. For Georgetown County Council, incumbent Republicans John Thomas in District 1 and Steve Goggans in District 6 won nomination. Democrat James Smith won nomination to run for governor. Incumbent state Rep. Carl Anderson of Georgetown won the nomination.
Here are the other candidates for this year's elections.
Secretary of State, Republican Mark Hammond (I), Democrat: Melvin T. Whittenburg
Treasurer, Republican: Curtis Loftis (I); Democrat: Rosalyn L. Glenn; American: Sarah Work
Attorney General, Republicans: Todd Atwater or Alan Wilson (I), Democrat: Constance Anastopoulo
Comptroller General, Republican: Richard Eckstrom (I)
Superintendent of Education, Republican: Molly Mitchell Spearman (I); Democrat: Israel Romero
Agriculture Commissioner, Republican: Hugh Weathers (I); Green: David Edmond; United Citizens Party: Chris Nelums
U.S. Congress 7th District, Republican Tom Rice (I); Democrats: Robert Williams or Mal Hyman, Libertarian: Dick Withington
State House of Representatives District 103, Democrat: Carl L. Anderson (I),
State House of Representatives District 108, Republican: Lee Hewitt (I)
15th Circuit Solicitor, Republican: Jimmy Richardson (I)
Georgetown County Council District 1, Republican: John Thomas
Georgetown County Council District 6, Republican: Steven W. Goggans (I)
Georgetown County Council District 7, Democrat: Louis R. Morant