Hilton Head Island mayor not seeking re-election

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Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 10:21 PM EDT
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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, Sc. (WTOC) - Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann is planning to not seek re-election this year.

McCann was elected as Mayor in November 2018 and then sworn into office that year in December.

His term as mayor will end December 5.

In a statement, Mayor McCann said, “it has been a privilege to serve as mayor of Hilton Head Island and represent the residents who live here. I have thoroughly enjoyed serving the community in this capacity and working alongside a dedicated and caring group of Town Council Members, our Town Manager, and our Town staff.”

The filing period to declare candidacy opened on Aug. 1 and closes at noon on Aug. 15. So far, Alan R. Perry and Michael Santomauro have filed to run for mayor.

For more information on filing for election, click here.

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