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Candidates for primaries, school board elections

Posted: June 7, 2018 4:22 p.m.
Updated: June 8, 2018 1:00 a.m.

Kershaw County voters go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in primary elections and in elections for four seats on the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees.

The following candidates will be on the ballot for school board, which is non-partisan:

District 2:

Mark Sury (Incumbent)

Stephen L. Wilson

The following candidates will appear in on the Republican Primary Ballot:

Local elections

Kershaw County Auditor:

Dennis Arledge

Beverly Ray-Dowey

Kershaw County Council Chairman:

Roddy Blackwell

Julian Burns (Incumbent)

Kershaw County Council District 5:

Janice Caldwell

Jimmy Crissman

David Snodgrass

Brant Tomlinson

Kershaw County Council District 6:

Tom Gardner (Incumbent)

Jim Steele

Kershaw County Sheriff:

Lee Boan

Donald Branham

Jack Rushing

Eric Tisdale

State/National elections


Kevin Bryant

John Yancey McGill

Henry McMaster (Incumbent)

Catherine Templeton

John Warren

Secretary of State:

Nelson Faerber

Mark Hammond (Incumbent)

Joshua Putnam

Kerry Wood

Attorney General:

Todd Atwater

William D. Herlong

Alan Wilson (Incumbent)

In the Democratic Primary, only one race will have a local candidate on the ballot. Steve Lough of Camden will vie against Mark Ali, Sidney Moore and Archie Parnell in the race for the Democratic nomination to run for U.S. House of Representative District 5.

Other races on the Democratic ballot include the following:


Phil Noble

James Smith

Marguerite Willis

5th Circuit Solicitor:

Byron E. Gipson

Dan Johnson (Incumbent)

The following are the locations of voting precincts:

101 Airport, ATEC, 874 Vocational Lane, Camden

102 Antioch, Antioch Fire Station, 1617 Bishopville Hwy., Camden

103 Bethune, Bethune Community Center, 109 College St. East, Bethune

105 Buffalo, Mt Pisgah Elementary School, 5160 Mt Pisgah Road, Kershaw

107 Camden #1, Camden City Arena, 517 Bull St., Camden

108 Camden #2, Kershaw County Continuous Learning Center, 1109 Campbell St., Camden

109 Hobkirk’s Hill, Camden Elementary School, 1304 Lyttleton St., Camden

111 Camden #5, Steeplechase Museum, 200 Knights Hill Road, Camden

112 Camden #5A, Sanders Creek Baptist Church, 520 Nelson Road, Camden

113 Camden #6, Kendall Clubhouse, 2001 Lakeshore Drive, Camden

115 Cassatt, Midway Elementary School, 1892 U.S. 1 North, Cassatt

117 Charlotte Thompson Community Center, 524 Community Center Road, Camden

119 Doby’s Mill, Doby’s Mill Elementary School, 1964 Ft Jackson Road, Elgin

121 E Camden/Hermitage, Camden Middle School, 902 McRae Road, Camden

122 Elgin #1, Blaney Baptist Church, 1400 Blaney Road, Elgin

123 Elgin #2, Blaney Elementary School, 1621 Smyrna Road, Elgin

124 Elgin #3, Elgin Town Hall, 2469 Main St, Elgin

125 Elgin #4, Leslie M. Stover Midlle School, 1649 Smyrna Road, Elgin

126 Elgin #5, Harmony Baptist Church, 998 Tookie Doo Lane, Elgin

127 Elgin #6, Blaney Fire Department, 2344 U.S. 1 South, Elgin

130 Gates Ford Gates Ford Community Center, 4686 Bethune Road, Kershaw

131 Liberty Hill, Beaver Creek Fire Department, 3381 John G. Richards Road, Liberty Hill

132 Lugoff #1, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School Annex, 1244 U.S. 1 S, Lugoff

133 Lugoff #2, Lugoff-Elgin Middle School, 1244 U.S. 1 South, Lugoff

134 Lugoff #3, Wateree Elementary School, 424 Wildwood Lane, Lugoff

135 Lugoff #4 Lugoff-Elgin High School, 1284 U.S. 1 South Lugoff

140 Malvern Hill, Malvern Hill Baptist Church, 1514 Malvern Hill Drive, Camden

143 Rabon’s Crossroads, Pine Grove Fire Depart, 833 Pine Grove Road, Lugoff

146 Riverdale, American Legion Post 17, 1333 Chestnut Ferry Road, Camden

147 Salt Pond, Smyrna Methodist Church, 16 Smyrna Road, Elgin

149 Shaylor’s Hill, Baron DeKalb Elementary School, 2684 Baron DeKalb Road, Camden

150 Springdale, New Hope Baptist Church, 9105 Liberty Hill Road, Camden

152 Westville, Westville Fire Department, 2 Payne Pond Road, Camden

154 Whites Gardens, Emanuel Baptist Church, 1643 McRae Road, Camden

999 Barrier Free, Voter Registration Office, 609 Lafayette Ave., Camden

To find out where you vote, check your voter registration card, call the Kershaw County Office of Voter Registration or go to; sample ballots are also available at


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