Two people want to fill an open seat on the Berkeley County School Board.
Kevin Condon and James Hayes filed by the noon Monday deadline to run for the District 9 seat vacated by Scott Marino when he moved to Texas in December. District 9 stretches from the community of Lebanon to Pimlico.
Condon, 40, of Goose Creek, is a lead driver for Republic Services. His wife is a teacher in the district and he has two school-aged children and an infant.
He has never run for office, but serves on the board of the Coastal Carolina Aquatic Association and is on the Goose Creek Recreation Commission. He also is a longtime baseball and softball coach.
Hayes could not be reached for comment. Berkeley County election commissioner Adam Hammons said Hayes filed to run for the seat, but Hammons did not have contact information for him. Hayes also has not yet filed a statement of economic interest with the state Ethics Commission, according to an online search. Condon has filed a statement of economic interest.
The nonpartisan special election will be held on April 8 and covers 11 precincts: Central; Carnes Cross Road 1 and 2; Lebanon; Pimlico; Sangaree 1, 2 and 3; Wassamassaw 2; and Whitesville 1 and 2.
Voters must be registered by March 8.
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