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Filing open for Special Election for Grabowski's council seat

A black ribbon and rose were placed in Grabowski's former council seat. A black ribbon and rose were placed in Grabowski's former council seat.

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The filing period for the Special Election to fill the Horry County Council District 6 seat opened at noon on Friday. Bob Grabowski held the seat and the Vice Chairman position on the council until he ended his life on March 31.

The filing period for the Special Election will be until 12 p.m. on April 27. The Special Primary Election will be held on June 16. If necessary, a runoff election has been scheduled for June 30. The Special General Election for the District 6 seat will be held on August 4.

The following precincts will be eligible to vote for the District 6 seat: Enterprise (split district), Lake Park, Sea Winds (split district), Socastee #1 (split district), Socastee #2, Socastee #3.

Bob Grabowski died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head near PTR Industries, the Aynor gun manufacturer where he worked as a purchasing manager. He was 55 years old.

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