August 30, 2016 - Berkeley County
Sylleste H. Davis was certified the winner of this Special Election on June 8, 2016, according to the provisions of S.C. Code of Laws Section 7-13-190(E).
The following is the text of the State Board of Canvassers certification document adopted on June 8, 2016:
Whereas, a Special Election for State House of Representatives District 100 was ordered to be held on August 30, 2016; and
Whereas, the candidate filing period for the Special Election opened at noon on May 13, 2016, and closed at noon on May 23, 2016; and
Whereas, only one candidate, Sylleste H. Davis, filed as a candidate during the filing period; and
Whereas, more than fourteen calendar days have elapsed since the close of the filing period, and no person has filed a declaration to be a write-in candidate with the S.C. State Election Commission nor with the Berkeley County Board of Voter Registration and Elections; and
Whereas, S.C. Code of Laws §7-13-190(E) requires that when fourteen days have elapsed since the close of the filing period and only person has filed for the office and no person has filed a declaration to be a write-in candidate with the authority charged by law with conducting the election, the candidate who filed for the office must be deemed elected.
Therefore, the S.C. State Board of Canvassers, hereby certifies Sylleste H. Davis the winner of the State House of Representatives District 100 Special Election originally scheduled for August 30, 2016.
Important Dates & Deadlines
Noon, Friday, May 13 - Filing Opens
Noon, Monday, May 23 - Filing Closes
Click Here for Candidate Tracking - Get candidate names and documents
June 11 - Voter Registration Deadline for Primary
July 12 - Primary (if necessary)
July 26 - Primary Runoff (if necessary)
July 30 - Voter Registration Deadline for Special Election
August 30 - Special Election
Candidate Filing Information
- Candidates file at the county voter registration and election office in their county of residence. Click here for office addresses and phone numbers.
- The filing fee for this office is $208.00. The filing fee is paid by Democratic and Republican party candidates only. Filing fees can be made by check or money order. Filing fee checks should be made out to the appropriate State party.
- Download the Statement of Intention of Candidacy form here.