City of Columbia Municipal Election


COLUMBIA, SC - The Municipal Election Commission of the City of Columbia announces the general election for the City of Columbia to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The filing period opens on Monday, August 2, 2021 at noon and closes on Friday, August 13, 2021 at noon. The following offices shall be included in this election for terms ending on December 31, 2025:

  • Mayor
  • Councilmember At-Large
  • Councilmember District 1
  • Councilmember District 4

The filing fee for the office of Council is $530.00.

The filing fee for the office of Mayor is $1,000.00.

To view Resolution 2021-072 Authorizing Notice of 2021 Election for Mayor and Councilmembers from District 1, 4, and one At-Large Seat click here.

The following individuals have filed a Statement of Intention of Candidacy:

Date
Name & Address
Contact Information
Office
08/02/2021Daniel J. Rickenmann
4203 Woodleigh Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803)920-9541
drickenmann803@gmail.com
Mayor




08/02/2021Joe Taylor
47 Mahalo Lane
Columbia, SC 29204
(803)765-2448
joe@taylorforcitycouncil.com

District 4





08/02/2021Deitra S. Matthews
P.O. Box 8913
Columbia, SC 29201
(803)479-3373
deitra241@aol.com
At-Large




08/02/2021Tameika Isaac Devine
3100 Lakewood Avenue
Columbia, SC 29201
(803)665-1397
tameika@devineformayor.com
Mayor




08/03/2021Aaron D. Smalls
P.O. Box 1881
Columbia, SC 29202
(310)435-9030
smallsforall@aarondsmalls.com
At-Large




08/04/2021Heather Bauer
P.O. Box 7714
Columbia, SC 29202
(803)814-3938
heather@voteheatherbauer.com
At-Large




08/05/2021Christa Williams
5510 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
(803)378-0182
christawilliams4citycouncil@gmail.com
District 1




08/09/2021Sam Johnson
P.O. Box 2548
Columbia, SC 29202
(803)540-2139
sam@sampjohnson.com
Mayor




08/09/2021Aditi Bussells
P.O. Box 453
Columbia, SC 29202
(803)216-1948
aditi@aditiforthecity.com
At-Large




08/11/2021Tina Herbert
P.O. Box 30503
Columbia, SC 29230
(803)348-7840
info@tinaherbert.com
District 1




08/11/2021
John Crangle
501 Pelham Drive Apt. H 303

Columbia, SC 29209

(803)743-7125
At-Large




08/12/2021Johnathan (John) Tyler
1420 Franklin Street
Columbia, SC 29201

(803)800-0505
jtyler3274@gmail.com
At-Large




08/12/2021Moe Baddourah
3303 Heyward Street
Columbia, SC 29205
(803)318-3111
moe@moe4mayor.com
Mayor




08/12/2021Tyler Bailey
P.O. Box 1376
Columbia, SC 29202
(803)667-9716
tyler@tylerforcolumbia.com
At-Large


To view the City of Columbia Code of Laws regarding Municipal Elections click here.

Statement of Intention of Candidacy

Verify Your City Council District

Check Your Voter Registration


Election Results

(1996 to 2019)

April 2, 1996 Election Results


Additional Resources

State Ethics Commission

State Election Commission 

Richland County Voter Registration & Elections 

League of Women Voters - Columbia


Contact

Erika D. Moore Hammond, CMC
City Clerk
Leydi Grajales
Assistant City Clerk
City Hall
1737 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(803)545.3045
cityclerk@columbiasc.net