Everything you need to know for Columbia’s runoff elections

Published: Nov. 11, 2021 at 10:17 AM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - There will be a runoff election between mayoral candidates Tameika Isaac Devine and Daniel Rickenmann.

Additionally notable, there will be a runoff election for the At-Large council seat between Aditi Bussells and Tyler Bailey.

Polls open a 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. If you are in line at 7 p.m., you will be allowed to cast your vote.

The election is only for people who live within the city limits of Columbia. To verify your registration and polling location, go to

When voting in person, you will be asked to show a photo ID at the polling location.

Below is WIS’s mayoral debate from Thursday night:

Both candidates were asked to outline their top three priorities as mayor.

The following are their statements. Their responses are in alphabetical order.

Please scroll all the way through the page breaks to see the full statement for each candidate.

From Tameika Isaac Devine:

From Daniel Rickenmann:

Columbia City Council At-Large candidates Tyler Bailey and Aditi Bussells discussed why they have chosen politics, their top priorities as At-Large members, specific goals they wish to accomplish, and well why they believed they would be effective councilmembers.

Aditi Bussells’s sit down with WIS:

Tyler Bailey’s sit down with WIS:

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