Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Richland County's School Districts have a number of seats open on three school boards, for the November 4th Elections.

The candidate Filing Period runs from August 1st to 12:00PM on August 15th, and anyone interested in running as a candidate for these open seats must file all necessary paperwork during this time.

Filing is to be completed at:

Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office
2020 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC 29204

Seats up for election with Richland County's School Boards:

Richland School District District One

At-Large:One Seat
Single Member District 1:One Seat
Single Member District 3:One Seat

Richland School District Two

At Large:Four Seats

Richland School District Five

At Large:Two Seats

Interested Candidates must complete all of the following:

1. Statement of Intention of Candidacy - Nonpartisan form. Available at http://www.scvotes.org/candidate_information. Candidates should complete the form online, print, sign, and bring it to filing.

2. State Ethics Commission Statement of Economic Interest (SEI). The Ethics form must be filed electronically at http://ethics.sc.gov/. For questions regarding SEI Filing, please contact the State Ethics Commission at (803) 253-4192.

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