The Election Commission determines the eligibility of candidates seeking office; counts and verifies absentee ballots to ensure the integrity of the election process in accordance with state statute; and certifies the results of all municipal elections. To see other duties please read State Statute Sec. 7— Elections.
 Click here to read the S.C. Code regarding municipal election commissions.



The Commission consists of three (3) members.
 Term of office is six (6) years with one (1) reappointment.
All appointees must reside in the corporate limits of the city.



 Meetings are held as needed.

Committee Members:

Term Ends
Mr. Byron Gipson1
July 2016
Ms. Helen Munnerlyn1
May 2023
Ms. Susan Kuo1
June 2019
(#) denotes number of term

Contact Info:

Ms. Erika Moore
Office of the City Clerk
1737 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 545-3045