2020 Quarter 4 Town Notes Single Page

Town Notes
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2020 Municipal Election

Town Notes

2020 Quarter 4
The Kiawah Island Municipal Election will take place Tuesday , December 1 , 2020 . It will include voting for one seat for Mayor , two seats for two-year terms for Town Council , and two seats for four-year terms for Town Council . Filing closed at noon on October 2 . Below is the candidate roster . Look for the candidate biographies beginning on page 4 .
Candidates
Mayor 4-year term ( contested ) John Labriola Klaus Said
Town Council 4-year term ( uncontested ) John Moffitt Scott Parker
Town Council 2-year term
( contested ) Maryanne Connelly Dan Prickett John Ross
Meet the Candidates
Thursday , November 12 , 2020 6:00 p . m . Virtual Location
The Kiawah Island Community Association will host a Meet the Candidates event . Due to COVID-19 , the event format will be a virtual event that will be live-streamed for the community , but not open for public attendance . More information will be released in future communications .
The community will be able to hear directly from Mayoral and Town Council candidates on important Town of Kiawah Island issues . Submit questions in advance to Holly Newman at holly . newman @ kica . us .
When do I vote ? Before the election day as absentee or at the polls on election day Tuesday , December 1 , 2020 , from 7:00 a . m . - 7:00 p . m . Photo ID is required ( South Carolina Driver ’ s License , ID Card issued by S . C . Department of Motor Vehicles , S . C . Voter Registration Card with Photo , Federal Military ID , or U . S . Passport ).
Where do I vote ? The Sandcastle ( 1 Shipwatch Road )
How can I vote ? Residents can vote in person at the polls or absentee . Absentee voting begins 30 days before the election .
Absentee Voting Information Registered voters who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot . Qualified voters may vote absentee in person or by mail . Common criteria for absentee voting include :
• persons sixty-five years of age or older
• persons who plan to be on vacation
• persons who are physically disabled Additional criteria information is available at www . charlestoncounty . org / departments / bevr / absentee-voting . php
Obtain an Absentee Ballot Voters can visit www . scvotes . org and fill out an absentee application online or can request a ballot from the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration office by calling ( 843 ) 744-8683 or via email to absentee @ charlestoncounty . org or via live chat with a Board of Elections representative at www . charlestoncounty . org / departments / bevr / absentee-voting . php
In-person Absentee Voting Vote in-person at the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration office located at 4367 Headquarters Road , North Charleston , SC 29405 . Voting hours are from 8:30 a . m . - 5 p . m ., Monday through Friday . Photo ID is required . In person absentee voting generally opens approximately 30 days prior to an election and closes at 5 pm on the Monday prior to an election .