Election is Nov. 5. 

The Municipal Election Commission of the City of Columbia has announced the general election for the City of Columbia will be held on Tuesday (Nov. 5.)

Candidates for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election

District 2 Candidates are: Catherine F. Bruce; Anna Fonseca and Ed McDowell (Incumbent)

Candidates for District 3 are: Moe Baddourah (Incumbent); Will Brennan; and John Loveday.

Caddiates At-Large are: Howard Duvall (Incumbent); Amadeo Geere; Dylan Gunnels; and Sara Middleton

In-Person absentee voting began on Oct. 7, 2019 and runs through Monday, (Nov. 4) at the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office. at 2020 Hampton Street, Columbia.

Voting occurs between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. You must bring your photo identification with you in order to vote in-person absentee.

To vote absentee by mail, request an application for yourself for your immediate family member from the

Richland County Elections and Voter Registration office by phone at: 803-576-2240), or mail PO Box 5330, Columbia, SC 29250; email at: , or fax (803-576-2249) . You wi l l be mailed an application.

You must now complete and sign the application and return it to the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office by mail, email, fax, or personal delivery. You should return the application as soon as possible but no later than 5 p.m. on the 4th-day prior to the election (the 4th day is Friday for all Tuesday elections.)

You will receive your absentee ballot in the mail. Vote the bal lot fol lowing the bal lot instructions and return it to the Richland County Elections & Voter Registration Office by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

You may return the ballot personally or by mail. You may also have another person return the ballot for you, but you must first complete an authorization to return absentee ballot form, available from the Richland County Elections & Voter Registration Office.

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