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Ralph Shealy Kennedy
|Ralph Shealy Kennedy|
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 39|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Shealy Kennedy served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Regulations and Administrative Procedures|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kennedy served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
Elections for all 124 seats in the South Carolina House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 30, 2014. Incumbent Ralph Shealy Kennedy ran unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Shealy Kennedy ran in the 2012 election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 39. He ran against Phil Perry and Jim Wiszowaty in the Republican primary on June 12. Incumbent Marion Frye (R) did not run for re-election. He defeated Phil Perry in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Ralph Shealy Kennedy||51%||6,766|
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 39 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Ralph Shealy Kennedy||57.2%||1,632|
|Jim Wiz Wiszowaty||42.8%||1,221|
Comprehensive donor information for Kennedy is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kennedy raised a total of $209,292 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 30, 2013.
|Ralph Shealy Kennedy's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Carolina State House, District 39||$135,484|
|2010||South Carolina State House, District 39||$73,808|
|Grand Total Raised||$209,292|
2012Kennedy won election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kennedy raised a total of $135,484.
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ralph Shealy Kennedy's campaign in 2012|
|Kennedy, Ralph Shealy||$52,299|
|Walker Legal & Consulting Services||$2,000|
|Sloan III, Allan||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$135,484|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Kennedy lost the election for the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Kennedy raised a total of $73,808.
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ralph Shealy Kennedy's campaign in 2010|
|Kennedy, Ralph Shealy||$48,125|
|South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$73,808|
|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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- Greenville Tea Party - Greenville Tea Party Scorecard 2013
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- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Election Results," accessed June 10, 2014
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Official general election results," accessed November 13, 2014
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2014 Election Information," accessed March 31, 2014
- WYFF, "South Carolina - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 12, 2012
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2012 Candidates," accessed April 20, 2012
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Official Primary Results," June 29, 2012
- AP.org, "South Carolina State Senate and State House Election Results," accessed November 7, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Kennedy, Ralph Shealy," accessed June 30, 2013
- South Carolina State Legislature Online, "H*5282 Concurrent Resolution," accessed June 26, 2014
Marion Frye (R)
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 39
| Succeeded by|
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