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Rebekah Patrick

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Repekah Patrick
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Former candidate for
South Carolina House of Representatives, District 98
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Rebekah Patrick was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 98 of the South Carolina House of Representatives.[1]


Campaign themes


Patrick's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

Accountability and Transparency

  • Excerpt: "For that reason, I promise to be up front about my stances on the issues and to always remember that your opinions are more important than my own. As a representative, it is my mission and purpose to bring your concerns to the State House and fight for the issues most important to you, my constituents."


  • Excerpt: "Education is the foundation for a strong economy and a prosperous society. We need to train our future engineers, doctors, and business leaders for success! Our children are our greatest treasure and they deserve nothing but the best and every available opportunity. This is done by strengthening our Public Education system and expanding school choice. We need to reach under privileged children earlier, while providing stronger STEM programs that address local needs, here in South Carolina."

Tax Reform

  • Excerpt: "The current tax code is not working for South Carolinians – it places too much of the burden on consumers, while allowing the special interests to avoid paying their fair share, or any taxes at all. We need to expand the tax base, reduce taxes on consumers, and establish better, more efficient means of collecting taxes that cut costs, all while allowing us to maintain state funded services."



See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Rebekah Patrick was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Chris Murphy defeated Larry Hargett in the Republican primary. Patrick was defeated by Murphy in the general election.[3][4][1]

South Carolina State House, District 98, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Murphy Incumbent 63% 5,482
     Democratic Rebekah Patrick 37% 3,222
Total Votes 8,704
South Carolina House of Representatives, District 98 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Murphy Incumbent 52.8% 1,367
Larry Hargett 47.2% 1,220
Total Votes 2,587

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