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The City of Columbia Municipal Runoff Election was held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. The official results are below:

Official Runoff Election Results

The City of Columbia Municipal Election was held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The official results are listed below:

Official Election Results

 

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Getting Ready to Vote

 

Voter Registration:

People desiring to vote in the upcoming election must be registered by October 4, 2015.  To register, one must contact the Richland County Elections & Voter Registration Office at (803)576.2240 or visit 2020 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC 29202. Online voter registration is available at www.scvotes.org.

 

Voter ID Law (Printer friendly version ): State law requires you to provide a photo ID at the polls. Free Photo IDs are provided at the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Richland County Voter Registration Office.

 

Failsafe Voting: Failsafe voting is designed to allow registered voters of Richland County (and two precincts in Lexington*) who have moved into the City of Columbia, but failed to update their address, to update their address on Election Day and vote.

 

Student Voting: College Students may register to vote where they reside while attending college. Students can use the following documents as proof of residency:

  • a copy of a current, valid photo ID (driver's license, student ID, DMV-issued ID cards, etc.)
  • copy of a bank statement, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address in the county

 

Many college students who live on campus receive their mail at a campus post office box. These students must register at the physical address of their dormitory. The student's P.O. Box can be provided for mailing and contact purposes.

 

Election Results

December 3, 2013 Election Results

November 5, 2013 Election Results

April 17, 2012 Runoff Election Results

April 3, 2012 Election Results

July 27, 2010 Special Election Runoff Results

July 13, 2010 Special Election Results

April 20, 2010 Runoff Election Results

April 6, 2010 Election Results

April 1, 2008 Election Results

April 4, 2006 Election Results

April 6, 2004 Election Results

April 2, 2002 Election Results

April 4, 2000 Election Results

April 7, 1998 Election Results

April 2, 1996 Election Results

 

Forms of Government

Facts on the Forms of Government (This brochure was produced by the League of Women Voters of the Columbia Area.)

Forms of Local Government (This presentation was produced by the Municipal Association of South Carolina.)

 

Additional Resources

 

Contact Information:

Erika D. Moore

City Clerk

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (803)545.3045

1737 Main Street

Columbia, South Carolina 29201

 
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