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Robert Walker (South Carolina)

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Robert Walker
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Former candidate for
South Carolina House of Representatives, District 49
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Robert "Bobby" Walker was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 49 of the South Carolina House of Representatives.[1]


Campaign themes


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

Jobs and Economic Growth

  • Excerpt: "Economic growth is a must for South Carolina, in particular in our county and district. We must continue to make South Carolina a more business friendly state by ending excessive regulation, lowering taxes, and developing strategies to help attract more businesses to the region and state."


  • Excerpt: "Tax reform should be a major focus of state legislators, with the goal of creating a fairer and lower tax burden on South Carolina citizens. Lower taxes can be accomplished by state legislators focusing on using our tax dollars wisely and increasing efficiencies in government agencies."


  • Excerpt: "Educating South Carolina children should be a concern of all citizens. Without great teachers and school leaders the future of South Carolina's next generation can't continue to be bright. To reward and attract these critical human resources, we need to empower our local school boards to manage funds efficiently. Focus should remain on the child and the State of South Carolina needs to own the issues education faces and reduce federal control."


  • Excerpt: "Without good roads business expansion in South Carolina will continue to hit bump and pot holes. We must maintain the roads we have and efficiently plan new road infrastructure. In planning new roads we need to insure we build them to last and in the correct locations. Building and repairing roads correctly the first time will reduce maintenance costs in the future."



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. Incumbent John King was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Robert Walker was unopposed in the Republican primary. King defeated Walker in the general election.[3][4][1]

South Carolina State House, District 49, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn King Incumbent 69.1% 5,422
     Republican Robert Walker 30.9% 2,427
Total Votes 7,849

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