November 6 General Election

Rosewood residents will have the opportunity to vote in the following races in the general election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

Federal Races:

Voters in District 6 of the U.S. House of Representatives will choose between Incumbent Congressman Jim Clyburn and his Green Party challenger Nammu Muhammad. Many voters in Rosewood now vote in a different U.S. House District due to the redistricting process after the 2010 census.

U.S. House Districts in Rosewood. Click to enlarge.

U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson is running unopposed for the U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District.

State Races:

S.C. Senate District 20 voters will choose between Republican incumbent John Courson and his Democrat challenger Robert Rikard. All of Rosewood is in Senate District 20. Click here for a map of the district.

S.C. House District 75 voters will choose between Republican Kirkman Finlay and Democrat Joe McCulloch. Incumbent James Harrison is not running.

S.C. House of Representatives districts in Rosewood. Click to enlarge.

S.C. House District 72 is currently represented by James Smith. Representative Smith is running uncontested in the 2012 election.

County Races:

Richland County Council District 10 voters will choose between incumbent Kelvin Washington and petition candidate Helen “Ree” Daniels Taylor. District 10 covers the Rosewood Hills and Edisto Court areas of Rosewood. Click here for a map.

Four candidates are running for two Richland County School District One At-large seats. Vince Ford and Barbara Scott, both incumbents, are running again for the seats. Moryah Jackson and Antjuan Seawright are also each vying for an at-large seat on the board. Voters may vote for two at-large candidates.

Richland County School District One, Seat Three is open due to a vacancy. Beatrice King is running unopposed to fill the seat. Seat Three encompasses all of Rosewood.

Ballot Initiatives:

The Richland County Penny Tax referendum will be on the ballot. Read how the penny would benefit Rosewood.

A state constitutional amendment would require the Governor and Lt. Governor to run on the same ticket. Read more here.

For more information:
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June 12 Primary Elections

Rosewood residents will have the opportunity to vote in party primaries on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Voters can only vote in either the Republican or the Democratic primary.

S.C. Senate District 20 has a contested Democratic primary, with Norman Jackson and Robert Rikard each seeking to become the Democratic nominee. The winner of the primary will run against incumbent John Courson in November. All of Rosewood is in Senate District 20 and all registered voters have the opportunity to vote in this primary.

Click here for a map of Senate District 20.

S.C. House District 75 has a contested Republican primary, with Jim Corbett and Kirkman Finlay battling it out to be the party’s nominee in the November election. District 75 encompasses about one-third of Rosewood, along the eastern edge of the neighborhood. The winner will run against Democrat Joe McCulloch in November. Incumbent James Harrison is not running. There are no primaries for District 72.

S.C. House of Representatives in Rosewood. Voters in District 75 (represented in white) may vote in the Republican primary June 12. Click to enlarge.

For more information:
Which House district do I live in?
Where do I vote?
Where can I learn more about my elected officials?