Local and State Government
North Charleston is a mayor/council form of government with a mayor and ten council members elected from single-member districts for four-year terms by the City's citizens.
As of November 2011, the Mayor of North Charleston is Keith Summey and the members of the North Charleston City Council are Mike Brown, Ron Brinson, Michael Brown, Sam Hart, Virginia Jamison, Rhonda Jerome, Bob King, Todd Olds, Kenny Skipper, and Dorothy Williams.
The City of North Charleston is incorporated in Berkeley, Dorchester, and Charleston counties.
The Governor of the State of South Carolina is Nikki Haley.