Richie Yow

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Richie Yow
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Candidate for
South Carolina House of Representatives, District 53
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolCheraw High School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
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Richie Yow is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 53 of the South Carolina House of Representatives.[1]

Biography

Yow's professional experience includes serving in the U.S. Air Force and as a member of the Air National Guard.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 124 seats in the South Carolina House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 30, 2014. Amy Brown defeated Anthony Waymyers in the Democratic primary. Richie Yow was unopposed in the Republican primary. Brown and Yow will face off in the general election. Denny Neilson (R) was not certified for the primary.[3][1]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 53 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAmy M. Brown 51.3% 2,092
Anthony Waymyers 48.7% 1,985
Total Votes 4,077

2012

See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Yow ran in the 2012 election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 53. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12. Incumbent Ted Martin Vick (D) ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election between the two candidates took place on November 6, 2012. Yow was defeated in the general election.[4][5]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 53, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTed Vick Incumbent 45.5% 5,627
     Republican Richie Yow 41.9% 5,179
     Democratic Phil Powell 12.5% 1,543
     Other Write-Ins 0.2% 22
Total Votes 12,371

Campaign themes

Yow has stated that he "firmly believes that economic growth via the free enterprise system is the basis of true freedom for all Americans. He believes that excessive government regulations, unnecessary fees, wasteful government spending, burdensome over-taxation and frivolous lawsuits are endangerments to personal liberty and improved quality of life for all South Carolinians. As a fiscal conservative, Richie will support lower taxes, favorable capital gains policies, tort reform, targeted waste/fraud reduction legislation and meaningful government spending reform at all levels."[6]

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