Paul Thurmond

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Paul Thurmond
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South Carolina State Senate District 41
In office
Term ends
November 14, 2016
Years in position 2
Base salary$10,400/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Paul Thurmond is a Republican member of the South Carolina State Senate, representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Thurmond served on the following committees:

South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections and Penology
Fish, Game and Forestry



See also: South Carolina's 1st Congressional District special election, 2013

Thurmond was rumored to be a candidate to fill the vacancy left by Tim Scott (R), but did not file to run.[1][2][3]


See also: South Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Thurmond filed to run in the 2012 election for South Carolina State Senate District 41. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12 but didn't appear on the official candidate list.[4][5][6]

However, a federal panel eventually reinstated his candidacy, just days before the election.[7] Thurmond won in the general election on November 6, 2012.[8]

South Carolina State Senate, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Thurmond 55.7% 27,845
     Democratic Paul Tinkler 44.1% 22,039
     Other Write-Ins 0.2% 84
Total Votes 49,968

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thurmond is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Thurmond raised a total of $206,724 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 21, 2013.[9]

Paul Thurmond's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 South Carolina State Senate, District 41 Won $206,724
Grand Total Raised $206,724


Thurmond won election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Thurmond raised a total of $206,724.

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Preceded by
Walter Hundley (R)
South Carolina State Senate - District 41
Succeeded by