|South Carolina House District 112|
|2008 - Present|
|November 10, 2014|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Sottile attended Baptist College of Charleston. He is currently an Independent Insurance Agent. Sottile served in the United States Air Force from 1968 to 1972.
Sottile served as Councilman for the City of Isle of Palms from 1990 to 2001. He then served as Mayor of the City of Isle of Palms from 2001 to 2008.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sottile served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Labor, Commerce and Industry|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sottile served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sottile served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2009|
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 112, General Election, 2012|
Sottile defeated Joe Bustos in the June 8 Republican primary for District 112 of the South Carolina House of Representatives by a margin of 3,047-2,848. Sottile defeated Aaron Stransky (L) in the general election on November 2.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 112 (2010)|
|Mike Sottile (R)||12,389||98.91%|
On November 4, 2008 Sottile won, after running unopposed, election to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 17,072 votes, representing District 112.
Sottile raised $64,274 for his campaign.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 112 (2008)|
|Mike Sottile (R)||17,072|
Comprehensive donor information for Sottile is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Sottile raised a total of $134,152 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 11, 2013.
|Mike Sottile's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Carolina State House, District 112||$15,549|
|2010||South Carolina State House, District 112||$54,329|
|2008||South Carolina State House, District 112||$64,274|
|Grand Total Raised||$134,152|
2012Sottile won re-election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Sottile raised a total of $15,549.
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mike Sottile's campaign in 2012|
|Lowe Wild Dunes Investors LP||$1,000|
|South Carolina Trucking Association||$1,000|
|Berkeley Electric Cooperative||$1,000|
|Carolinas Associated General Contractors||$1,000|
|Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of South Carolina||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$15,549|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Sottile won re-election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Sottile raised a total of $54,329.
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mike Sottile's campaign in 2010|
|House Republican Caucus of South Carolina||$5,000|
|South Carolina Trucking Association||$1,500|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina||$1,000|
|Bradford Management of New York||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$54,329|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Sottile won election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Sottile raised a total of $64,274.
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mike Sottile's campaign in 2008|
|Palmetto Leadership Council||$2,000|
|South Carolina Association of Realtors||$1,500|
|Stone Iii, Alexander D||$1,000|
|Waters, George P||$1,000|
|Locke Marine LLC||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2008||$64,274|
|Source:Follow the Money|
The Palmetto Liberty PAC Scorecard
The Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee, a conservative pro-limited government think tank in South Carolina, releases its Scorecard for South Carolina Representatives and Senators once a year. The Scorecard gives each a legislator a score based on how they voted in the two-year legislative term prior to the election on specific issues which the Palametto Liberty PAC thought were anti-limited government. "Most of the votes shown on the score card are votes that we lost. Now we can identify the Legislators that caused us to lose these votes. These Legislators are the ones who need to be replaced if we are to achieve the vision of having the most free state in the nation."
Mike Sottile received a score of 27% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 45th out of all 124 South Carolina House of Representatives members. His score was followed by representatives Eddie Tallon (27%), Anne Thayer (27%), Todd Atwater (20%).
Sottile and his wife, Loraine, have one child.
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- South Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Mike Sottile
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008
- ↑ AP.org "South Carolina State Senate and State House Election Results" Accessed November 7, 2012
- ↑ South Carolina State Election Commission "2012 Candidates," Accessed April 25, 2012
- ↑ South Carolina general election results
- ↑ Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in South Carolina
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Sottile, Mike," accessed July 11, 2013
- ↑ Newt Gingrich 2012, "South Carolina Legislative Endorsements For Newt Gingrich," January 20, 2012
- ↑ The Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee, "Voting Records"
- ↑ Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee: South Carolina House Scorecard 2012, 2012
- ↑ Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee: South Carolina House Score Card 2012, 2012
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