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Daniel Cooper
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South Carolina House District 10
Former member
Term in office began
1990
Term in office ended
April 2011
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Daniel Cooper (b. January 12, 1961) was a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 10 from 1990 until his retirement in April 2011.[1]

Cooper earned his B.S. from Clemson University in 1984. Cooper has worked as a Real Estate Agent and as Vice President of Capstone Insurance Services, Limited Liability Company. Cooper joined the South Carolina State House of Representatives in 1991. He has served in that position since, representing the 10th District.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cooper was appointed to the following committees:

  • Subcommittee on Revenue Policy, Chair

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cooper served on the following committees:

Subcommittee on Budget and Finance, Chair
Subcommittee on Revenue Policy, Chair

Elections

2010

Cooper defeated Dave Ballard (C) in the general election on November 2[2].

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 10 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Cooper Incumbent 77.6% 8,281
     Constitution Dave Ballard 15.1% 1,607
     Write-in 7.3% 782
Total Votes 10,670

Primary

Cooper defeated Joshua Putnam in the June 8 Republican primary for District 10 of the South Carolina House of Representatives by a margin of 2,882-2,751.

South Carolina State House District 10 Republican Primary Republican Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Cooper Incumbent 51.2% 2,882
Joshua Putnam 48.8% 2,751
Total Votes 5,633

2008

On November 4, 2008, Cooper won re-election unopposed to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 13,814 votes, representing District 10. 

Cooper raised $133,074 for his campaign.[3]

South Carolina State House General Election, District 10, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Cooper Incumbent 100% 13,814
Total Votes 13,814

Campaign donors

2008

Cooper raised $133,074 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
South Carolina Hospital Association $2,000
SCANA Corp $2,000
R L Jordan Oil Co of North Carolina $2,000
Palmetto Leadership Council $2,000
Burroughs & Chapin $1,500

Personal

Cooper and his wife, Melissa, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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South Carolina House of Representatives District 10
1990–April 2011
Succeeded by
Joshua Putnam