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Remaining Richland & Lexington County Candidates and Local Political Resources

As we near the upcoming General Election, it becomes increasingly important for citizens of the Midlands Region to become informed on important issues concerning Local Politics. As such, we have compiled a list of local news and political resources to help you stay informed and involved in Midlands and South Carolinian politics. You may also view important election info, candidate questionnaire responses and other frequently asked questions on our site’s Local Politics page.

The remaining candidates in Richland and Lexington Counties are as follows. Check the SC Election Commission website to view a sample ballot and your district info.

Name Office Seat County District
Bill Bledsoe – Constitution, Libertarian US Senate All
Thomas Dixon – Democratic, Green, Working Party All
Rebel Michael Scarborough – American All
Tim Scott – Republican – Incumbent All
Arik Bjorn – Democratic and Green US House Lexington/Richland 2
Eddie McCain – American Lexington/Richland 2
Joe Wilson – Republican – Incumbent Lexington/Richland 2
James E “Jim” Clyburn – Democratic – Incumbent Richland 6
Prince Charles Mallory – Green Richland 6
Laura Sterling – Republican Richland 6
Rich Piotrowski – Libertarian Richland 6
Tom Roddick – Democratic SC Senate Lexington/Richland  20
 Scott Lewis West – Green Lexington/Richland  20
 John Courson – Republican – Incumbent Lexington/Richland 20
 Mia Mclead – Democratic Richland 22
 Susan Brill – Republican Richland 22
 Nikki Setzler – Democratic – Incumbent Lexington 26
 Brad Lindsey – Republican Lexington 26
 Cal Forrest – Republican  SC House Lexington 39
Tillman Gives – Democratic Lexington 39
Michael Robert Petrone – Democratic Lexington 69
Rick Quinn – Republican – Incumbent Lexington 69
Rosemounda Peggy Butler – Democratic Lexington 89
Micah Caskey – Republican Lexington 89
Robert Lampley – Constitution Lexington 89
Kit Spires – Republican – Incumbent Lexington 96
Robert L Vanlue – Democratic Lexington 96
Kirkman Finlay III – Republican – Incumbent Richland 75
Tyler Gregg – Democratic Richland 75
Victor Kocher – Libertarian Richland 79
Donald Miles – Republican Richland 79
Ivory Thigpen – Democratic Richland 79
Michael Greene – Republican Richland County Council Richland 7
Gwen Kennedy – Democratic Richland 7
Jim Manning – Democratic Richland 8
Todd Phillips – Republican Richland 8
Mike Anderson – Nonpartisan Lexington County School Trustee Lexington 1
Anne Marie Green – Nonpartisan Lexington 1
Jean Haggard – Nonpartisan Lexington 1
Grady Harmon – Nonpartisan Lexington 1
Brent M Powers – Nonpartisan Lexington 1
Cynthia Smith – Nonpartisan Lexington 1
Bill Bingham Jr – Nonpartisan Lexington 2
Beth Dickerson Branham – Nonpartisan Lexington 2
Glen Conwell – Nonpartisan Lexington 2
Cindy Kessler – Nonpartisan Lexington 2
Kevin Key – Nonpartisan Lexington 2
Ken Scheller – Nonpartisan Lexington 2
Craig A Caughman – Nonpartisan Lexington 3
Stacey B Derrick – Nonpartisan Lexington 3
Leon Drafts – Nonpartisan Lexington 3
Lancer Shull – Nonpartisan Lexington 3
Daniel Martin – Nonpartisan Lexington 4
Viola Frances McDaniel – Nonpartisan Lexington 4
Kathy Mixson – Nonpartisan Lexington 4
Chris Pound – Nonpartisan Lexington 4
Doris W Simmons – Nonpartisan Lexington 4
Tim Williams- Nonpartisan Lexington 4
Michael Cates – Nonpartisan Lexington 5
Beth Burn Hutchison – Nonpartisan Lexington 5
Tyler Tucker – Nonpartisan Lexington 5
Barb Waldman – Nonpartisan Lexington 5
Darrell Black – Nonpartisan Richland County School District At Large Richland 1
Otha Dillihay – Nonpartisan Richland 1
Avni Gupta-Kagan – Nonpartisan Richland 1
Donna Mack – Nonpartisan Richland 1
Mama G Miller – Nonpartisan Richland 1
Lila Anna Sauls – Nonpartisan Richland 1
Lindsay Agostini – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Anthony “AJ” Bracy – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Henry Counts – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Monica Elkins – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Kay Harvey – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Evangelina Hemphill – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Bill McCracken – Nonpartisan Richland 2
James Mobley – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Keith R Powell – Nonpartisan Richland 2
James “Jamie” Shadd – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Shelly Williams – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Milton Wright – Nonpartisan Richland 2
Robert W Gantt – Nonpartisan Richland 5
Kim Murphy – Nonpartisan Richland 5
Verne Caughman – Nonpartisan Watershed Conservation District, Hollow Creek Lexington
J Richard Derrick – Nonpartisan Lexington
Bill Scott – Nonpartisan Lexington
Frank E Barron III – Constitution Lexington County Coroner Lexington
Margaret Fisher – Republican Lexington

* Unopposed candidate races not included

 

Local Media:

The State:

http://www.thestate.com

WISTV (An NBC Affiliate):

http://www.wistv.com

ABC Columbia (An ABC Affiliate):

http://www.abccolumbia.com

Watch Fox 57 (A Fox Affiliate):

http://wach.com

WLTX 19 (A CBS Affiliate):

http://www.wltx.com

 

Major Political Party Websites:

Democratic Party:

http://scdp.org

Green Party:

http://www.scgreenparty.org

Libertarian Party:

http://www.sclibertarians.net

Republican Party:

https://www.scgop.com

local politics FAQ

For detailed information on each candidate running for political office in South Carolina, view our Local Candidates profile section as well as Politics1.com:

http://www.politics1.com/sc.htm

For other important election information, view SCIWAY:

http://www.sciway.net/

You can also find a local news publication at the South Carolina Press Association’s website:

http://www.scpress.org/sc_newspapers.html

 

Midlands Anchor Questionnaire

If you know candidates running for office, please encourage them to complete our free questionnaire here: http://www.midlandsanchor.com/midlands-anchor-local-politi…/

View Current Candidate Responses here:

Laura Sterling, US House District 6:http://www.midlandsanchor.com/candidate/laura-sterling/

Jim Manning, Richland County Council District 8 (Incumbent):http://www.midlandsanchor.com/candidate/jim-manning/

Sheriff Leon Lott, Richland County (Unopposed):http://www.midlandsanchor.com/candidate/leon-lott/

 

And as always, make sure to check out Midlands Anchor for your latest in Midlands talent, events, innovation and development!

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