|South Carolina State Senate District 41|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
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|
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.
|South Carolina State Senate, District 41, General Election, 2012|
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.
|Paul Thurmond's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Carolina State Senate, District 41||$206,724|
|Grand Total Raised||$206,724|
2012Thurmond won election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Thurmond raised a total of $206,724.
|South Carolina State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Paul Thurmond's campaign in 2012|
|National Bank Of South Carolina||$50,175|
|Senate Republican Caucus Of South Carolina||$5,000|
|Charleston County Republican Party||$3,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$206,724|
|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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- Washington Post, "Scott's departure for Senate will trigger third special House election in 2013," December 17, 2012
- Post and Courier, "If Haley picks Scott to take DeMint's place, expect wide-open race," December 8, 2012
- National Journal, "Scott Appointment Will Shape Two S.C. Special Elections," December 17, 2012
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Official election results for 2012," accessed May 15, 2014
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2012 Candidates," accessed April 26, 2012
- SC Votes, "Primary Results," June 12, 2012
- Sfgate.com, "Federal panel keeps Thurmond on SC Senate ballot," accessed November 1, 2012
- AP.org, "South Carolina State Senate and State House Election Results," accessed November 7, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Thurmond, Paul," accessed June 21, 2013
- South Carolina State Legislature Online, "H*5282 Concurrent Resolution," accessed June 26, 2014
Walter Hundley (R)
|South Carolina State Senate - District 41
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