The grace period in order to get signatures in for SBP has officially passed. Out of the 5 declared candidates, only 4 reached the 1250 signature threshold, and will officially be on the ballot this year. The four candidates and their total signatures are:
Andrew Powell -1283 signatures
Emilio Vicente – 1932 signatures
Nikita Shamdasani- 1618 signatures
Winston Howes- 1255 signatures
According to Robert Windsor, head of the Board of Elections, Manoj Mirchandani received only 930 votes, well short of the 1250 signatures needed and will not be on this year’s ballot.
Stay tuned as the Carolina Review continues its election coverage. We be having interviews with each candidate. We wish them all good luck!