City Elections

2016 City Council Election

The following seats are up for re-election in the 2016 City Council Election.  For additional information contact City Clerk Linda Hammett at (803) 436-2578 or email




Mayor (At Large)

Joseph T. McElveen, Jr.

City Council Ward 2

Ione J. Dwyer
City Council Ward 4 Colleen H. Yates
City Council Ward 6      David P. Merchant


Filing Dates


Filing Opens

Noon on Friday, July 15, 2016

FIling Closes

Noon on Monday, August 15, 2016


Filing Fees




City Council



Filing Location

Filing will take place with the City Clerk, located on the fourth floor of the Sumter Opera House (21 North Main Street; Sumter, South Carolina 29150). Office Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.