The top two candidates to fill Kelvin Washington’s former seat on Richland County Council will face off for the fourth and final time in Tuesday’s runoff election.
Attorney Dalhi Myers and former longtime councilwoman Bernice Scott meet again on the ballot in council District 10, which covers the majority of Lower Richland.
Myers beat Scott in a special runoff election two weeks ago to finish out Washington’s vacated term, which ends in January. Tuesday’s runoff will decide who is likely to serve a four-year council term beginning in January. There are no Republican challengers in District 10 slated for the November general election.
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Lexington County runoffs
County Council’s District 10 runoff is the only primary runoff necessary in Richland County. In Lexington County, these are races on the runoff ballot Tuesday, all among Republicans:
House District 89:(Cayce-West Columbia): Micah Caskey and Tem Miles
11th Circuit Solicitor: Rick Hubbard and Candice Lively
County Council District 3: (Lexington and south side of Lake Murray): Darrell Hudson and Brad Matthews
County Council District 6: (Chapin, Irmo and Lexington) Erin Long Bergeson and Dino Teppara
Clerk of Court: Lisa Comer and Emily Hinson
Register of Deeds: Rich Bolen and Tina Guerry