Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections 2021

The City of Isle of Palms will hold nonpartisan elections for the office of Mayor (1) and Councilmember (4) on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  

Candidates must file a Statement of Intention of Candidacy - Nonpartisan and include a $300 filing fee for the office of Mayor or $100 filing fee for the office of Councilmember. The Statement of Intention of Candidacy and the filing fee must be submitted to the clerk in City Hall at 1207 Palm Boulevard prior to the deadline. 

Filing period: August 2, 2021 - August 16, 2021. 

Candidates for municipal and nonpartisan offices must electronically file a Statement of Economic Interest (SEI) through the State Ethics Commission website


How to Register to Vote

  • In-person at the Charleston County Voter Registration Office, 4367 Headquarters Rd., North Charleston
  • Online at SCvotes.org
  • By email attachment to voterregistration@charlestoncounty.org
  • By mail at P.O. Box 71419, North Charleston, SC 29415
  • By phone (843) 744-8683

How to Request an Absentee Application

  • By mailing a request to the Voter Registration Office, P.O. Box 71419, North Charleston, SC 29415
  • In-person at the Voter Registration Office, 4367 Headquarters Rd., North Charleston
  • By phone at (843) 744-8683
  • By email to absentee@charlestoncounty.org
  • Online at https://vote.charlestoncounty.org (Live Chat feature)


Voting in Person at City Hall & Recreation Center

The City Hall Precinct workers will have masks, gloves, sneeze guards, face shields, wipes, and hand sanitizer. The floor in the voting area will be marked with blue painters tape to show appropriate social distancing space. Additionally Q-Tips will be provided for voters to use when interacting with the voting machine.