Columbia & Richland County Elections

South Carolina SC Government SC Elections Columbia Elections SCIWAY will provide complete coverage of South Carolina's November 8, 2022 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 Tim Scott will be up for election.

Candidates for US Senate, Seat 2

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

District 6 Map

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Candidates for Congress, District 6

Columbia Candidates for SC Senate

The next election for the SC Senate will be held in 2024.

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



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

District 70 Map

District 70 Candidates



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

District 71 Map

District 71 Candidates



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 - Unopposed


SC House District 74 includes portions of Richland County.

District 74 Map

District 74 Candidates

  • Todd Rutherford - Democratic - Incumbent - Unopposed


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

  • Melissa McFadden - Republican
  • Ivory Thigpen - Democratic - Incumbent

Richland County Candidates for SC Solicitor

5th Circuit Solicitor - Richland, Kershaw

2022 – Richland County Candidates

Elections for Richland County will be held November 8, 2022.

Richland County Auditor

  • Paul Brawley - Democratic - Incumbent - Unopposed

Richland County Probate Judge

Richland County Treasurer

  • Kendra Dove - Democratic - Unopposed

Richland County Council District, 01

  • Jason Branham - Republican - Unopposed

Richland County Council District, 04

Richland County Council District, 05

Richland County Council District, 06

  • Bryan Ford Boroughs - Democratic
  • Don Weaver - Republican

Richland County Council District, 11

Richland County School District At Large, 01

  • Hamilton Jacobs - Nonpartisan
  • Richard E Moore - Nonpartisan
  • Barbara F Weston - Nonpartisan

Richland County School Board District 1, 11

  • Aaron Bishop - Nonpartisan - Incumbent - Unopposed

Richland County School Board District 1, 13

  • Robert Lominack - Nonpartisan - Incumbent - Unopposed

Richland County School District At Large, 02

  • Teresa Holmes - Nonpartisan - Incumbent
  • James Mobley - Nonpartisan
  • McGee Moody - Nonpartisan
  • Angela Nash - Nonpartisan
  • Niki Porter - Nonpartisan
  • Darrel DS President Sr - Nonpartisan
  • Eric Rovelli - Nonpartisan
  • Larry J Smalls - Nonpartisan
  • Terrance E Staley - Nonpartisan
  • Joe Trapp - Nonpartisan
  • Tamika Shuler Washington - Nonpartisan
  • Maryann Wright - Nonpartisan

Richland County School District At Large, 05

  • Nikki Gardner - Nonpartisan - Incumbent
  • Joshua Lazenby - Nonpartisan
  • Tifani Moore - Nonpartisan - Incumbent
  • Kevin Scully - Nonpartisan
  • Kimberly Snipes - Nonpartisan

Richland County Soil and Water District Commission

  • Jim W Rhodes - Nonpartisan - Incumbent - Unopposed

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).
  • Find your precinct, polling place, voting districts - for registered voters only

    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

  • Interactive Map - enter address and info on all applicable districts will be generated

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 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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