|South Carolina State Senate District 41|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position ||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
is a Republican
member of the South Carolina State Senate
representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Thurmond served on the following committees:
- 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.
- 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.
However, a federal panel eventually reinstated his candidacy, just days before the election. Thurmond won in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|South Carolina State Senate, District 41, General Election, 2012
|| Paul Tinkler
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.
Thurmond 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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- ↑ 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 Primary Results
- ↑ 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