On Tuesday, January 9, The City of Simpsonville held a Swearing In Ceremony for three new City Council Members elected during November of 2017. Simpsonville hosted the most highly contested races in the Golden Strip with 3 City Council Seats. Voter turnout was 11% for the general election.
Councilwoman Stephanie Kelly represents Ward 2 after winning a run-off election against Aaron Rupe. Councilwoman Sherry Roche represents Ward 4 after winning the November 7 election against T. Blake Whitaker. Councilman Lou Hutchings represents Ward 6 after winning the November 7 election against Jason M. Wilmoth.
The ceremony was held at The Simpsonville Arts Center immediately followed by a City Council Business Meeting at City Hall.
photos courtesy of Beth Fann