Summerville City residents will go to the polls today, starting at 7 a.m.  Summerville voters will be choosing a new City Councilman.  The race is for City Council Seat Number One.  Melvin Foster, Sr. and David Ford are running for the seat that will be decided by today’s special called election. 

Former Councilman for seat one, Harry Harvey, resigned to run for mayor last year. Harvey was the only person to qualify for the mayoral post and will be Summerville’s next mayor.  Harvey also has the destinction of being Summerville’s first African-American Mayor.

Polls will close at 7 PM this evening and Summerville residents can vote at Summerville City Hall.