November 2021 Election Results
Despite expectedly low voter turn-out, 84 women won election or re-election in local races across South Carolina in 2021. That’s 60% of women who ran for office this election cycle! Winners include SC WIL Founder Tina Herbert for Columbia City Council District 1. Win or lose, we commend all the women who ran.
November 2020 Election Results
We saw unprecedented voter turnout in the November 2020 election, resulting in record-breaking (and glass-shattering) victories for women across the state and across the country. In South Carolina, 302 women won election or re-election. That’s more than 50% of women who ran for office this election cycle! Winners of those races included Kristin Graziano, the first woman elected to sheriff in South Carolina and Nancy Mace, the first Republican woman ever elected to U.S. Congress from South Carolina.