Potential Voters!

 

This year, more women are running for office than ever before. Many are right here in our community! We’ve compiled a list so that you can check out these Tri-County area, women political leaders.  Take a look at their platforms and decide where you stand.  You can find out the goals most of these women are working to achieve by clicking on their names. Also, if are you interested in hands-on experience with a political campaign, investigate their websites and reach out!  

Educate yourself. Take part in shaping your community. Be a voter!

The candidates are grouped alphabetically, first by position then by last name.  Enjoy the discovery of your prospective representatives.

Disclaimer: While we advocate for women’s political involvement, this list is not a candidate endorsement by the Center for Women.

 

Berkeley County Clerk of Court Candidates

 

Name: Annette Harmon Bianchi

Office: Clerk of Court

Counties: Berkeley

Party: Republican

 

Name: Leah Guerry Dupree

Office: Clerk of Court

Counties: Berkeley

Party: Republican

 

Berkeley County Register of Deeds Candidate

 

Name: Cindy Forte

Office: Register of Deeds

Counties: Berkeley

Party: Republican

 

Charleston County Council Candidates

 

Name: Anna B. Johnson

Office: County Council District, 08

Counties: Charleston

Party: Democratic

 

Name: Donna Brown Newton

Office: County Council District, 01

Counties: Charleston

Party: Democratic

 

Charleston County Probate Judge Candidates

 

Name: Stephanie Ganaway-Pasley

Office: Probate Judge

Counties: Charleston

Party: Democratic

 

Name: Kelsey Willey

Office: Probate Judge

Counties: Charleston

Party: Democratic

 

Charleston County School Board Representative Candidates

 

Name: Regina Duggins

Office: Constituent School Board City of Charleston District 20

Counties: Charleston

Party: Nonpartisan

 

Name: Carla R. Gadson

Office: Constituent School Board Cooper River Area 3 District 4

Counties: Charleston

Party: Nonpartisan

 

Name: Barbara Graham-Holmes

Office: Constituent School Board City of Charleston District 20

Counties: Charleston

Party: Nonpartisan

 

South Carolina Attorney General Candidate

 

Name: Constance Anastopoulo

Office: Attorney General

Counties: State

Party: Democratic

 

South Carolina Governor Candidates

 

Name: Catherine Templeton

Office: Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Counties: state

Party: Republican

 

Name: Marguerite S. Willis

Office: Governor

Counties: State

Party: Democratic

 

South Carolina Superintendent of Education Candidate

 

Name: Molly Spearman

Office: Superintendent of Education

Counties: state

Party: Republican

 

State House of Representatives Candidates

 

Name: Lin Bennett

Office: State House of Representatives, District 114

Counties: Dorchester, Charleston

Party: Republican

 

Name: Melissa Couture

Office: State House of Representatives, District 114

Counties: Charleston, Dorchester

Party: Libertarian

 

Name: Jen Gibson

Office: State House of Representatives, District 99

Counties: Berkeley, Charleston

Party: Democratic

 

Name: Nancy Mace

Office: State House of Representatives, District 99

Counties Represented: Berkeley, Charleston

Party: Republican

 

Name: Krystle N. Simmons

Office: State House of Representatives, District 117

Counties: Berkeley, Charleston

Party: Democratic

 

Name: Carol Tempel

Office: State House of Representatives, District 115

Counties: Charleston

Party: Democratic

 

State Treasurer Candidates

 

Name: Rosalyn Glenn

Office: State Treasurer

Counties: State

Party: Democratic

 

Name: Sarah Work

Office: State Treasurer

Counties: State

Party: American

 

US House of Representatives Candidates

 

Name: Katie Arrington

Office: U.S. House of Representatives, District 01

Counties: Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester

Party: Republican

 

Name: Mary Smith Geren

Office: US Rep.

Counties: District 3

Party: Democratic

 

Name: Shannon Pierce

Office: US Rep.

Counties: District 4

Party: Republican

 

Name: Annabelle Robertson

Office: US Rep.

Counties: District 2

Party: Democratic

 

Name: Toby Smith

Office: US House of Representatives

Counties: District 1

Party: Democratic

 

Name: Doris Lee Turner

Office: US Rep.

Counties: District 4

Party: Democratic