Don Wells (South Carolina)
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 81|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wells served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Education and Public Works|
Elections for all 124 seats in the South Carolina House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 30, 2014. Incumbent Don Wells ran unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Wells ran in the 2012 election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 81. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12. Incumbent Tom Young (R) did not run for re-election. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. Wells won in the general election.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 81, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Wells is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Wells raised a total of $28,000 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 10, 2013.
|Don Wells's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Carolina State House, District 81||$28,000|
|Grand Total Raised||$28,000|
2012Wells won election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wells raised a total of $28,000.
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Don Wells (South Carolina)'s campaign in 2012|
|South Carolina House Republican Caucus||$5,000|
|South Carolina Chamber of Commerce||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$28,000|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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The South Carolina State Legislature was in its 120th legislative session from January 8, 2013, to June 6, 2014. In 2014, a statewide session was held from June 17 to June 19 "for the consideration of certain specified matters."
- South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - 2013 Legislative Scorecard & Year in Review
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- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Election Results," accessed June 10, 2014
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Official general election results," accessed November 13, 2014
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2014 Election Information," accessed March 31, 2014
- AP.org, "South Carolina State Senate and State House Election Results," accessed November 7, 2012
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2012 Candidates," accessed April 24, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Wells, Don," accessed July 10, 2013
- South Carolina State Legislature Online, "H*5282 Concurrent Resolution," accessed June 26, 2014
Tom Young (R)
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 81
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