With Mayor Steve Benjamin not seeking reelection, Columbia voters will elect a new mayor in just two weeks. The Russell House at the University of South Carolina hosted the four candidates in a forum Monday afternoon, where they had the opportunity to answer a variety of questions on topics that matter most.
Monday, Columbia mayoral candidate Tameika Isaac Devine unveiled her gun violence policy for the future of Columbia.
A well known name in South Carolina politics voiced his support for a candidate to be the next mayor of the City of Columbia.
Firefighters with the Columbia Firefighters Association endorsed mayoral candidate Sam Johnson.
The Richland Library is giving you the opportunity to get to know the candidates to be the next mayor of Columbia. The City of Columbia Mayoral Forum will be held online from 3:30-5 p.m. this Sunday.
Columbia businessman and former City Councilman Moe Baddourah is entering the race for mayor. Baddourah says his campaign will revolve around fighting corruption, expanding public safety and improving infrastructure among other things.
Sam Johnson officially threw his hat into the ring for Columbia’s upcoming mayoral race today.
City Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine will officially file in Columbia’s mayoral race today. She is expected to file at Columbia City Hall at 4:30 p.m.
A Columbia mayoral candidate picked up a couple of endorsements this morning. Gun violence and justice reform leaders Perry Bradley of Building Better Communities and Major Melvin Wittenburg announced their support for Sam Johnson today.
One of the candidates for mayor in the City of Columbia thinks there should be a Chief Health Officer. On Monday, Sam Johnson held a news conference with leaders from the Midlands medical community.