WHEREAS, Berkeley County Council Member Henry Richardson resigned from his position representing District Eight on August 5, 2002, leaving an unexpired term ending on the second Tuesday in January 2003; and
WHEREAS, Henry Richardson withdrew as a candidate for reelection as Berkeley County Council Member for a term beginning in 2003, leaving a vacancy on the ballot for the November general election; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 4-9-90 of the South Carolina Code of Laws (1976), as amended (Supp. 2001), a special primary election was held for the new term of office beginning in January 2003; and
WHEREAS, Steve C. Davis won the special primary election, and faces no opposition for the general election to be held on November 5, 2002; and
WHEREAS, the Governor is authorized to fill a vacancy of a county office pursuant to Section 4-11-20 until the general election is held and the winner takes office.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of this State, I hereby appoint Steve C. Davis to fill the vacant unexpired term of Berkeley County Council, District Eight, until he is elected and qualifies to hold office in January 2003.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 17th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2002.
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