Special election for Campobello

Published 1:26 pm Monday, January 3, 2022

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Filing open for unexpired council seat

CAMPOBELLO—Campobello residents have a chance to lead their town as filing for a special council election began. 

Filing for an unexpired council term opened on Dec. 31 and will close at noon on Jan. 10. 

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The special election will be held in Spartanburg County on March 8 for one council seat each in Campobello, Chesnee, Lyman and Reidville. 

The Board of Voter Register and Elections of Spartanburg County announced the openings and the special election. 

Candidates wishing to file for the open seat must be a Spartanburg County registered voter and a resident of Campobello for at least 30 days prior to the election. 

The filing fee for the Campobello election will be $50. Candidates have to file a non-partisan statement of intention of candidacy form with the Spartanburg County Election Commission and the filing fee paid to the municipality. 

Voting will be done from 7 a.m.-7p.m. on March 8 at Landrum High School for the Campobello special election. 

The person elected will join newly elected mayor Jason Shamis and council members Aaron Ash, who was elected in November as well as council members Alician Sprouse and Reitha Stevenson. Campobello has a mayor and 4-council form of government.