Candidate Filing


If you are a intending on running as a:

 

 

NEW: All candidates for office now file with the county election commission in the candidate's county of residence. Click here for more information and new filing forms.

(Clicking on the links below will redirect to the South Carolina State Election Commission Website)

Partisan Candidate Filing Period - 

Candidate Tracking System - Find information about who has filed for office

Public Notice of Candidate Filing - Find filing locations, dates, and times

Candidate Filing Information - Find filing fees and how to file as a candidate

Election Calendar - Find important dates and deadlines

 

 

Filing Form: The Statement of Intention of Candidacy & Party Pledge (SICPP) form required for filing is available in the “Candidate Information” section of scVOTES.org and at the county elections office.

 

Filing Fee: Filing fees are paid at the time of filing by candidates seeking the nomination of a party nominating by primary. The list of filing fees is available at scVOTES.org. Filing fee checks should be made payable to the appropriate state political party. A candidate seeking the nomination of a party nominating by convention does not pay a filing fee.

 

State Ethics Filings: Candidates are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests and a Campaign Disclosure online with the State Ethics Commission at http://ethics.sc.gov. Failure to file these documents may result in a candidate fine but will not disqualify a candidate from the election. Contact the State Ethics Commission for more information.

 

NEW: All candidates for office now file with the county election commission in the candidate's county of residence. Click here for more information and new filing forms.

(Clicking on the links below will redirect to the South Carolina State Election Commission Website)

Partisan Candidate Filing Period - 

Candidate Tracking System - Find information about who has filed for office

Public Notice of Candidate Filing - Find filing locations, dates, and times

Candidate Filing Information - Find filing fees and how to file as a candidate

Election Calendar - Find important dates and deadlines

 

 

Filing Form: The Statement of Intention of Candidacy & Party Pledge (SICPP) form required for filing is available in the “Candidate Information” section of scVOTES.org and at the county elections office.

 

Filing Fee: Filing fees are paid at the time of filing by candidates seeking the nomination of a party nominating by primary. The list of filing fees is available at scVOTES.org. Filing fee checks should be made payable to the appropriate state political party. A candidate seeking the nomination of a party nominating by convention does not pay a filing fee.

 

State Ethics Filings: Candidates are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests and a Campaign Disclosure online with the State Ethics Commission at http://ethics.sc.gov. Failure to file these documents may result in a candidate fine but will not disqualify a candidate from the election. Contact the State Ethics Commission for more information.

Please note, each type of candidate has certain laws to abide by for filing. 

 

ALL Candidates must be registered to vote prior to election day.