Joyce Dickerson

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Joyce Dickerson
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Former candidate for
U.S. Senate, South Carolina
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Richland County Council
Chair of the National Foundation for Women Legislators
Education
Associate'sMidlands Technical College
Bachelor'sBenedict College
Websites
Campaign website
Joyce Dickerson was a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from South Carolina.[1] Joyce Dickerson lost the general election on November 4, 2014. Dickerson defeated former York County Councilman Sidney Moore and Harry Pavilack in the Democratic primary.[2]

Biography

Dickerson is currently serving her third term in the Richland County Council, and she previously served as chair of the National Foundation for Women Legislators. Prior to her political career, she worked as a compliance auditor and cosmetologist. Her husband is an Air Force veteran, and she has been active in Democratic politics since the 1980s. Dickerson graduated from Midlands Technical College and Benedict College.[3][4][5]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate special election in South Carolina, 2014

Dickerson ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent South Carolina. Joyce Dickerson lost the general election on November 4, 2014. Dickerson defeated former York County Councilman Sidney Moore and Harry Pavilack in the Democratic primary.[2][1]

Election results

General election
U.S. Senate, South Carolina Special Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Scott Incumbent 61.1% 757,215
     Democratic Joyce Dickerson 37.1% 459,583
     American Party of South Carolina Jill Bossi 1.7% 21,652
     N/A Write-in 0% 532
Total Votes 1,238,982
Source: South Carolina State Election Commission
Democratic primary
U.S. Senate, South Carolina Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoyce Dickerson 65.4% 72,547
Sidney Moore 23.6% 26,191
Harry Pavilack 11% 12,214
Total Votes 110,952
Source: Results via Associated Press

Polls

General Election
Poll Tim Scott Joyce DickersonJill BossiMargin of ErrorSample Size
The Winthrop Poll
September 21-28, 2014
52.4%31.8%1.8%+/-31,082
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org
General Election
Poll Tim Scott Joyce DickersonMargin of ErrorSample Size
YouGov
September 20 - October 1, 2014
54%31%+/-22,663
YouGov
August 18 - September 2, 2014
52%31%+/-5833
AVERAGES 53% 31% +/-3.5 1,748
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org
General Election
Poll Tim Scott Joyce DickersonOtherUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Rasmussen Reports
July 9-10, 2014
53%31%6%11%+/-4750
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Dickerson's reports.[6]

Joyce Dickerson (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End Report[7]January 30, 2014$9,500.00$15,390.00$(10,725.00)$4,664.18
April Quarterly[8]April 14, 2014$4,664.18$12,784.00$(13,391.00)$4,057.15
Pre-Primary[9]May 27, 2014$7,537.15$9,735.00$(11,426.80)$5,845.35
July Quarterly[10]July 9, 2014$5,845.35$13,945.00$(16,817.80)$2,872.55
Running totals
$51,854$(52,360.6)

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