Special Election Announced to Fill County Council District 3 Vacancy

May 5, 2021

The news of Councilman Garrett McDaniel’s resignation to take a position in the Biden Administration first broke here on the BUZZ.

McDaniel’s relocation to Washington, D.C. leaves a vacancy on County Council in District 3.  This week, Lynne West, director of the board of Voter Registration & Elections for Laurens County announced the schedule for the special election.

Candidate filing will open at noon on Friday, May 28th and close at noon on Friday, June 5th.  The primary will be held on Tuesday, July 20th and the special election will be held on Tuesday, September 21st.

The person elected in the special election will serve the remainder of McDaniel’s term.