Columbia & Richland County Elections

South Carolina SC Government SC Elections Columbia Elections SCIWAY will provide complete coverage of South Carolina's November 3, 2020 general elections.

Our guide provides links for Columbia and Richland County's local county, school board, and special district races. It also includes a directory of the candidates vying for federal and state-level elected offices in Richland County.

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Columbia Candidates for US Senate

The seat currently held by Lindsey Graham will be up for election.

Candidates for US Senate, Seat 1

Columbia Candidates for US Congress

US House District 2 includes all of Aiken, Barnwell, and Lexington counties plus portions of Orangeburg and Richland counties.

District 2 Map

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Candidates for Congress, District 2



US House District 5 includes all of Cherokee, Chester, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Union and York counties, most of Sumter County and portions of Newberry, Richland and Spartanburg counties.

District 5 Map

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Candidates for Congress, District 5



US House District 6 includes all of Allendale, Bamberg, Calhoun, Clarendon, Hampton, Jasper and Williamsburg counties plus portion of Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Florence, Orangeburg, Richland and Sumter counties.

District 6 Map

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Candidates for Congress, District 6

Columbia Candidates for SC Senate

SC Senate District 19 includes a portion of Richland County.

District 19 Map

District 19 Candidates

  • John L Scott Jr - Democratic - Incumbent - Unopposed


SC Senate District 20 includes portions of Lexington County and Richland County.

District 20 Map

District 20 Candidates



SC Senate District 21 includes a portion of Richland County.

District 21 Map

District 21 Candidates

  • Darrell Jackson - Democratic - Incumbent - Unopposed


SC Senate District 22 includes a portions of Kershaw County and Richland County.

District 22 Map

District 22 Candidates



SC Senate District 35 includes portions of Kershaw County, Lee County, Richland County and Sumter County.

District 35 Map

District 35 Candidates

Columbia Candidates for SC State House

SC House District 41 includes portions of Chester County, Fairfield County, and a small portion of northeast Richland County.

District 41 Map

District 41 Candidates

  • Jennifer Brecheisen - Republican
  • Annie E. McDaniel - Democratic - Incumbent


SC House District 70 includes the southern and eastern areas of Richland County and western Sumter County.

District 70 Map

District 70 Candidates

  • Wendy C. Brawley - Democratic - Incumbent - Unopposed


SC House District 71 includes a small area of northern Lexington County and northwestern Richland County.

District 71 Map

District 71 Candidates

  • Nathan Ballentine - Republican - Incumbent
  • Lawrence L. Lee - Libertarian
  • Terry T. Seawright - Democratic


SC House District 72 includes the western and southern area of Downtown Columbia in Richland County.

District 72 Map

District 72 Candidates

  • Seth Rose - Democratic - Incumbent - Unopposed


SC House District 73 includes portions of Richland County.

District 73 Map

District 73 Candidates

  • Christopher Hart - Democratic - Incumbent
  • Myron Samuels - Republican


SC House District 74 includes portions of Richland County.

District 74 Map

District 74 Candidates

  • Vimalkumar Jariwala - Republican
  • Todd Rutherford - Democratic - Incumbent


SC House District 75 includes portions of Richland County.

District 75 Map

District 75 Candidates



SC House District 76 includes portions of Richland County.

District 76 Map

District 76 Candidates



SC House District 77 includes portions of Richland County.

District 77 Map

District 77 Candidates



SC House District 78 includes portions of Richland County.

District 78 Map

District 78 Candidates



SC House District 79 includes portions of Richland County.

District 79 Map

District 79 Candidates



SC House District 80 includes portions of Kershaw County and Richland County.

District 80 Map

District 80 Candidates

2020 – Richland County Candidates

Elections for Richland County will be held November 3, 2020.

Richland County Clerk of Court

  • Jeanette W McBride - Democratic - Unopposed

Richland County Coroner

  • Naida Rutherford - Democratic - Unopposed

Richland County Council District, 02

  • Javar Juarez - Green
  • Derrek Pugh - Democratic

Richland County Council District, 03

  • Yvonne L McBride - Democratic
  • Tony Spain - Republican

Richland County Council District, 07

  • Gretchen Barron - Democratic - Unopposed

Richland County Council District, 08

  • Gary Dennis - Republican
  • Overture Walker - Democratic

Richland County Council District, 10

  • Cheryl D English - Democratic - Unopposed

Richland County School District At Large, 01

  • John Adams - Nonpartisan
  • Angela Clyburn - Nonpartisan
  • Shea Harley - Nonpartisan
  • Jonathan Milling - Nonpartisan
  • Tamika Myers - Nonpartisan
  • Raquel Thomas - Nonpartisan

Richland County School District At Large, 02

  • Lindsay Agostini - Nonpartisan
  • Dee Bell Williams - Nonpartisan
  • Monica Elkins - Nonpartisan
  • Deon Jacobs - Nonpartisan
  • Lashonda McFadden - Nonpartisan
  • Rhonda Meisner - Nonpartisan
  • James Mobley - Nonpartisan
  • James Jamie Shadd - Nonpartisan
  • Lawrence Superstar Terry - Nonpartisan
  • Maryann Wright - Nonpartisan

Richland County School District At Large, 05

  • Robert Gantt - Nonpartisan
  • Matt Hogan - Nonpartisan
  • Jane Westbury - Nonpartisan

Richland County School Board District, 12

  • Jamie L Devine - Nonpartisan
  • Jacquelyn Hurston - Nonpartisan

Richland County School Board District, 14

  • Cheryl Hinton Harris - Nonpartisan
  • Shannon Edmund Williams - Nonpartisan

Richland County Sheriff

  • Leon Lott - Democratic - Unopposed

Richland County Soil and Water District Commission

  • Mary S Burts - Nonpartisan

Find Your SC Precinct and Polling Place

Use this form to find your precinct number, your polling place, your districts, and a sample ballot – for US Congress, SC Statehouse, SC Senate, School Board, County Council, and City Council district (if applicable).
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    1. Use 4-character year for birth date.
    2. Click Submit after completing all boxes.
    3. After results appear, click Get driving directions to the Precinct in upper right corner for directions, map.

Richland County District Maps

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More Columbia Election Resources

Richland County Political Parties

Columbia & Richland County Political Organizations

  • Citizens Climate Lobby - Columbia Chapter
    Citizens Climate Lobby is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization empowering people to experience breakthroughs in climate change through exercising their personal and political power.
  • Columbia NORML
    Columbia NORML advocates for the legalization of hemp and marijuana through public education and the elimination of criminal sanctions against responsible cannabis use by adults and patients.
  • Columbia NOW
    Columbia chapter of the National Organization for Women, which is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States fighting for womens rights on the local and national level.

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