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Berkeley County Candidates:
All Candidates - candidate listings with links to their websites and district maps
Berkeley School Board Candidates - Short introductions from the Post and Courier on each of the 8 candidates running for 4 seats on Berkeley School Board
Charleston County: Candidate Listings - with links to their websites + information on the tax referendum
Charleston County School Board Election - includes interviews with the candidates, links to their websites, and information on the CCSD
Dorchester County Candidates:
All Candidates - with links to their websites
Dorchester School Board Candidates - Short introductions from the Post and Courier on each of the 6 candidates vying for 3 seats on Dorchester District 2 School Board
ELECTION NEWS AND CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS
Local YouTube host Quintin Washington has also done interviews with many candidates as part of his Quintin's Close-Ups web show. To date, the interviews include Congressional candidates, school board candidates, and more
Vote411 - Get your personalized ballot for the federal elections; some candidates have posted responses to issue questions posed by the LWVUS
VoteSmart - Voters can look at an array of issues from the economy to the environment to social security and see how presidential and congressional candidates feel about the issues -- there are also small explainers on the pros and cons of each given policy stance
ISideWith.com - includes a quiz that can help you see which candidate you most closely align with, current polls, and more
InsideGov - includes information on presidential candidates and also political action committees and their spending
Your opinion matters and websites like ProCon.org, AllSides.com, BipartisanPolicy.org and Balanced Politics.org will help in reviewing national issues and learning about the topic of interest from different respected and non-partisan points of view. It may also help us as citizens find common ground and seek solutions to policy issues that are not so black and white.
You can stay up-to-date on national election news and activity on My Time To Vote. App available for download.
Read More About Charleston's bond referendum...
Dorchester County Bond Referendum - Seeks voter approval to issue up to 43,000,000 in general obligation bonds, primarily to fund library facilities but also for parks and recreational facilities and trails
Read More About Dorchester's Referendum...
Dorchester Library Reports - Includes a library facilities assessment report and a Dorchester Library fact sheet
Understanding the Role of Mayor
Soil and Water District Commission
Also, you may be interested in looking at the election contacts for Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester: Berkeley County Board of Elections and Voter Registration
S.C. Driver's LicenseWhere to Get a Photo ID if You Need One
ID Card issued by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles
S.C. Voter Registration Card with Photo
Federal Military ID
Additional advice from LWVUS: Learn how to get the most out of a candidate forum
The League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area welcomes the opportunity to work with community organizations in presenting candidate forums open to the general public. If your organization is interested in offering a forum in 2016, please contact us about a partnership. To maintain the integrity of our candidate forums, we adhere to a strict candidate forum policy.