Release Date: February 11, 2016
Special Election for Town Council Ward 3 Vacancy
Town of Hilton Head Island
There will be a Special Election on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, to fill the unexpired term of Lee Edwards, Town Councilman for Ward 3, who resigned effective February 8, 2016.
Citizens residing in Ward 3 who would like to be a candidate for this office may file a Statement of Intention of Candidacy at the Town Hall Records Center, One Town Center Court, during regular business hours (8:00am – 4:30pm). Filing for candidacy is open at 12:00 noon on February 26 and will close at 4:30pm on March 7. Noon time is an exception for the opening date only. The filing fee is $35.00 for Town Council. This is a nonpartisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.
The Statement of Intention of Candidacy Nonpartisan Form may be obtained at Town Hall or at www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov. The candidate no longer has to file a copy of the Statement of Economic Interests at the time of filing. However, this form must still be filed with the State Ethics Commission.
All questions on candidacy can be directed to the Records Administrator at 843-341-4604.
All election questions can be directed to Beaufort County Election Office at 843-255-6900.