Election Information

Town of James Island Election Information

The next Town Election is November 7, 2023.  

The office of Mayor and all four members of Council will be up for election.

Mayor and Town Council members serve a four (4) year term.

The form of government is Mayor/Council.

Type of Election: Non-partisan

Filing Requirements for Mayor and Council:

  • Must be a qualified elector;
  • Must be a resident of the Town of James Island;
  • Filing period: Opens on Thursday 8/24/23 at 12:00pm and closes on Thursday 9/7/23 at 12:00 pm.
  • Filing location: James Island Town Hall, 1122 Dills Bluff Road, James Island, SC 29412.  Office is open between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.
  • Filing cost due:
    • Mayor: $360 (1% of annual salary of Mayor)
    • Council $100

Filing Form: SEC-FRM-1008-200912-Statement-of-Intention-of-Candidacy-Nonpartisan-1.pdf (scvotes.gov)

More information about elections in South Carolina may be found here: Candidates - SC Votes - South Carolina Election Commission


Persons unable to vote in person should contact the Board of Elections and Voter Registration for absentee information at (843) 744-8683.