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With the first Tuesday in November, always comes a day full of elections. This Tuesday is not going to be any different. Candidates have filled the field in many of the local elections, from Mayoral races to Town and City Council seats.
Voter turnout is projected to be lower than in year's past. According to the Charleston County Board of Elections, about 1,000 people have turned in Absentee Ballots, compared to 2011 when nearly 1,500 turned in ballots.
Below is a list of many of the elections happening around the Lowcountry.
In Mount Pleasant, several candidates are vying for outgoing Mayor Billy Swails' seat. During the summer, he announced that he will not be running again.
Town Council (4 seats available)
•Paul S Gawrych
Waterworks Commission (2 seats)
The City of Charleston also has several elections.
Charleston City Council District 2 (1 seat)
Charleston City Council District 4 (1 seat)
Charleston City Council District 6 (1 seat)
•Lauretta Lemon Dailey
Charleston City Council District 8 (1 seat)
Commissioner of Public Works (1 seat)
The town of Awendaw also two races happening this year.
Awendaw Town Council (3 seats)
•Bryan McNeal Jr
Voters out on the Isle of Palms will also be heading out to the polls Tuesday
City of Isle of Palms Council (4 seats)
•Barbara J Bergwerf
Water and Sewer Commission (2 seats)
Lincolnville is the only town with only one race on Tuesday.
In McClellanville, Mayor Rutledge Leeland is running unopposed.
McClellanville Town Council (4 seats)
•Robert J Gannon
Ravenel will only have a Town Council race with two open seats and only two declared candidates.
The island town of Seabrook will have multiple races Tuesday.
Seabrook Town Council (4 seats)
•Glenda L Miller
In Berkeley County, voters will head to the polls in Moncks Corner to vote on 3 seats for Town Council
Moncks Corner Town Council (3 seats)
In Dorchester County, there are several Town Council races. Voters will also decide on a tax referendum as well. Read more about that here
Harleyville Town Council (2 seats)
Summerville Town Council (1 seat)
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