McBride to head merged voter, elections office
Jun 3, 2011 1:14:00 PM - thestate.com
Lillian McBride will be the first director of Richland County’s joint voter registration and elections office.
State Sen. Darrell Jackson announced Thursday that county legislators unanimously chose McBride for the position this week. Her duties begin July 1.
The other candidate for the post was long-time elections director Mike Cinnamon.
The two offices were merged under legislation approved this session. Thursday, Richland County Council approved a $1.1 million budget for the new office.
McBride has worked in the voter registration office since 1989, becoming director in 2006.
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