The Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections will conduct a General Election within the Town of Seabrook Island on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. This is a nonpartisan, at-large municipal election. Election results for each position will be determined by the plurality method.
The term of office for the Mayor and members of Town Council will begin in January 2024 and expire in January 2026. The term of office for the position of Utility Commissioner will begin in January 2024 and expire in January 2030.
Filing for the Town of Seabrook Island’s municipal election closed on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at 12:00 noon. The following individuals have filed to run as candidates:
Candidates for Mayor
- Jeri Finke
- Bruce Kleinman
Candidates for Town Council (for four positions)
- Chuck Cross
- Raymond Hamilton
- Dan Kortvelesy
- Darryl May
- Paul D. McLaughlin
- Gordon Weis
- Sharon Welch
Candidate for Utility Commission
- Robert Aaron
Election Day Polling Location
The following polling place will be open on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm.
- SIPOA Lake House – 2319 Seabrook Island Road, Seabrook Island, SC 29455
Voter Registration Information
Any person wishing to vote in this election must register no later than Friday, October 6, 2023. Voter registration by mail forms will be accepted if postmarked by Friday, October 6, 2023.
Voter ID Requirements
Please note that statewide photo ID requirements will apply. When voting in person, you will be asked to show one of the following types of photo ID at your polling place:
- SC Driver’s License
- SC Department of Motor Vehicles ID Card
- SC Voter Registration Card with Photo
- Federal Military ID
- US Passport
Click here to learn more about photo ID requirements.
Early voting begins on Monday, October 23, 2023, and ends on Friday, November 3, 2023. Early voting centers, listed below, will be open from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday (closed Saturday and Sunday).
- Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections Headquarters: 4340 Corporate Rd, North Charleston, SC 29405
- West Ashley Seacoast Church: 2049 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407
- Mt. Pleasant Seacoast Church: 750 Long Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
- Main Downtown Library: 68 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401
Registered voters who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. An absentee ballot may be obtained from the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections. You may call (843)744-8683 or email email@example.com to inquire about the availability of absentee ballots.
For more information about Absentee Voting please visit the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections website.
Absentee Ballot Examination
The examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes will be examined by the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections at 9:00 am on Monday, November 6, 2023, at the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections office located at 4340 Corporate Rd., North Charleston, SC 29405.
Provisional Ballot Hearing
A hearing will be held to determine the validity of all provisional ballots cast in this election by the County Board of Canvassers a 9:20 am on Thursday, November 9, 2023. This hearing will take place at the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections office at 4340 Corporate Rd., North Charleston, SC 29405.
At 9:00 am on Election Day, the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections will begin the examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes. This process will take place at the Board of Elections office, 4367 Headquarters Road, North Charleston, SC.
Polling locations will be open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm on Election Day. Anyone in line at 7:00 pm will be allowed to vote.
Always check your polling place at scVOTES.gov prior to the election.
- Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections
- South Carolina Election Commission
- South Carolina State Ethics Commission
You can follow the Town of Seabrook Island on social media at the following:
Webpage – https://www.townofseabrookisland.org
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/TownofSeabrookIsland
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/town_of_seabrook_island/#
Twitter – https://twitter.com/seabrookislnd87
-Submitted by Town of Seabrook Island