Filing for Landrum City Council

Published 3:08 pm Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Three seats up for grabs in November


LANDRUM—Filing for the 2019 Landrum City Council municipal elections is nearing an end. The City of Landrum will close filing for Municipal elections on August 9, at noon.


The City of Landrum will hold its non-partisan general election on Tuesday November 5, for the offices of three city council seats, filing opened on July 6. Anyone interested in running for office must be a Spartanburg County registered voter and a resident of the City of Landrum. 

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Interested candidates must pay the $100 filing fee to the Landrum City Clerk and attach their receipt to their completed Statement of Candidacy form. The Statement of Candidacy form is available at Landrum City Hall, the County Voter Registration and Elections Office, or from the website. 

Forms must be turned in to the SC Voter Registration and Elections office by the August 9 deadline. Additional files must be submitted electronically to comply with the SC Code of Laws, those forms are the: Statement of Economic Interests, Pre-Campaign Disclosure, and Post Campaign. 

The three city council seats that will be up for grabs in November are currently held by, Joyce Whiteside, Johnny Carruth, and Shannon Dotson. As of July 29, the incumbents have not filed to retain their seats, and no one from the city has filed to challenge for one of those seats. 

By Samuel Robinson