Elouise James submitted her letter of resignation from the Clemson City Council on Monday, November 16, effective immediately. SC Code of Laws 7-13-190 (C) states that “…filing must be opened at noon on the third Friday after the vacancy occurs for a period to close ten days later at noon… The election must be set for the thirteenth Tuesday after the vacancy occurs.
Candidate filing will be open at Noon in the Clemson City Hall on Friday, December 4, 2009. Filing will close at Noon on Monday, December 14, 2009.
The special election shall be held Tuesday, February 9, 2010 with a runoff election, if necessary, on February 23, 2010.
In accordance with SC Code of Laws 7-13-190 (E), no special election shall be held if only one candidate files during the filing period and no person has filed a written declaration to be a write-in candidate with the City Clerk by Noon on Monday, December 28th.