Russell L. Ott
|Russell L. Ott|
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 93|
|October 29, 2013-Present|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||October 29, 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 Russell L. Ott ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Ott won election in a special election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 93. The seat was vacant following Rep. Harry Ott, Jr.'s (D) resignation to work as the state director for the Farm Service Agency in the federal government. Ott defeated Charles H. Stoudemire Jr. (R) in the special election, which took place on October 29.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 93, Special Election, 2013|
|Democratic||Russell L. Ott||66.3%||1,859|
|Republican||Charles H. Stoudemire Jr.||33.7%||944|
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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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- thetandd.com, "Ott wins House 93 special election," October 29, 2013
- 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
- scvotes.org, "State House of Representatives District 93 Special Election," accessed July 31, 2013
- scvotes.org, "Official special election results," accessed November 19, 2013
- South Carolina State Legislature Online, "H*5282 Concurrent Resolution," accessed June 26, 2014
Harry Ott, Jr. (D)
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 93
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