Category Archive: IOP Election

Oct 13 2017

A Tale Of Two Candidates

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor Jimmy Carroll’s run for mayor began back in January, months before he officially filed with the City, and one could argue he’s been campaigning most of his life, professing “I know everybody here, know every aspect. I live and breathe IOP.” Carroll’s been on IOP since 1959, …

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Oct 11 2017

Isle Of Palms City Council Candidates In Their Own Words

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor The Island Eye News reached out to the 11 candidates for City Council and asked them six questions compiled by our editorial staff. The candidate’s unedited answers to three questions are reprinted below in their entirety, in alphabetical order by candidate’s last name. The answers to the …

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Sep 26 2017

Candidacy Announcement For Patrick Harrington

By Patrick Harrington for Island Eye News I am honored to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Isle of Palms City Council. Serving on Council, the last year as Mayor Pro Tem, has allowed me to continue my dedication to public service following a 45-year career in education.  This experience included more than 40 years …

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Sep 25 2017

Buckhannon 2017 Announcement

By Ryan Buckhannon for Island Eye News I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy for Isle of Palms City Council. I previously served on city council but decided to take some time off to focus on getting my triplet boys through high school and off to college. Now, that they all have started …

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Sep 25 2017

Ralph Piening Runs For A Isle Of Palms City Council Seat

By Ralph Piening for Island Eye News It is with excitement that I announce I am running for a seat on the IOP city council. My wife and I have lived at 246 Forest Trail for 18 years and we want to make sure the island maintains its residential character and city council always puts …

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Sep 23 2017

Isle Of Palms City Council Candidate Justin Miklas

By Justin Miklas for Island Eye News Professional Background Justin Miklas, Executive Vice President and Partner at Clear Impact, is an international government performance management expert. Justin consults, trains, and speaks on topics related to government performance and the use of data to create measurable community improvement. He has worked with federal, state, and local …

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Sep 21 2017

Withdrawal

By Elizabeth Campsen for Island Eye News Fellow Isle of Palms residents, Since filing to run for a seat on the Isle of Palms City Council, I have realized that while my heart truly wants to serve the residents of the Isle of Palms as a councilmember, my head knows that the time constraints at …

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Sep 19 2017

John Moye Announces Candidacy For Isle Of Palms City Council

by John Moye for Island Eye News From my first-ever job at the Red & White to catching my first-ever wave at 25th Ave. to playing free Pac-Man at the old Rec Center, I knew early in my childhood that the island was special. However, only recently have I come to fully embrace and appreciate …

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Sep 15 2017

Mike Loftus Seeks Isle Of Palms City Council Reelection After Hiatus

by Mike Loftus for Island Eye News I am excited to announce that I am running for Isle of Palms City Council. I was fortunate to previously serve two terms on City Council from 2008 – 2015 and prior to that, served three years on the IOP Planning Commission. I did not run for reelection …

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Sep 14 2017

Elizabeth Campsen Announces Isle Of Palms City Council Campaign

by Elizabeth Campsen for Island Eye News As a lifelong Lowcountry resident married to a native islander, I have been blessed to call the South Carolina coast and Isle of Palms home. I consider living here a unique privilege. I enjoy being involved in my community and all that the island offers. I am a …

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