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Voter Registration & Elections primary results from June 12


According to the Sumter County Voter Registration & Elections office, here are the results of the Tuesday, June 12, 2018, primary.

Out of 71,642 registered voters in Sumter County, a total of 11,275 ballots were cast. Of those ballots cast, 6,928 voted Democratic and 4,347 voted Republican.

Voter turnout was 15.74 percent.

In the race for Governor, vote totals:

Phil Noble, 483

James Smith, 4,938

Marguerite Willis, 1,372

Kevin Bryant, 142

John Yancey McGill, 66

County Council passes a balanced budget with no tax increase


Sumter County Council approved third and final reading Tuesday evening of a balanced budget with no tax increase for the second year in a row.

Also during its regular meeting, Council passed third and final reading of a fee-in-lieu incentive agreement for an industry expansion that will see an investment of $150 million from Becton, Dickinson Company that will bring 125 jobs as well.

Know your precinct and polling place


As Tuesday's primary gets underway at 7 a.m., please be aware of your precinct and polling place.

Sumter County Voter Registration and Elections Director Pat Jefferson would also like to remind folks that the new polling place for the Hampton Park precinct is Sumter County Recreation & Parks at 155 Haynsworth Street. Please see attached PDF for your precinct and polling place.

Polls are open on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


From the Administrator

We have a budget! New!


On June 12, 2018, Sumter County Council approved the third and final reading for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget Ordinance.  This year’s budget proposal was balanced at $52,752,483 revenues and expenditures with “NO TAX INCREASE.”

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