South Carolina

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
[edit]




Welcome to South Carolina on Ballotpedia!

South Carolina state hub.jpg

South Carolina, nicknamed "The Palmetto State," is bordered by North Carolina, Georgia and the Atlantic Ocean. It was the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution and to be admitted to the Union. While Columbia is South Carolina’s capital and largest city, Greenville is the state’s largest metropolitan area.

South Carolina has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 46 members of the State Senate and 124 members of the House of Representatives.


Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter   Judgepedia   

Ballotpedia
Lucy Burns Institute

Pencil.pngBallotpedia unique reports


The Tuesday CountPension Hotspots

The Executive SummaryWho Runs the States

The State Legislative Tracker

Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections

Ballot access for candidates


Vote button trans.png Ballotpedia election coverage and reports


Congressional special & regularly scheduled election coverage & reports

State Executive Official election coverage & reports

State Legislative election coverage & reports

Ballot measure election coverage

Ballot measure state reports & local reports

School board election coverage & reports

Municipal government election coverage


2014 elections in South Carolina

On the 2014 ballot
Find current U.S. election news and links here.

Voting in South Carolina

Important voting information
Absentee votingEarly votingBlue Book
RedistrictingVote fraud
For more information on voting in South Carolina,
click here
.

External resources for the State of South Carolina

South Carolina
Portal
Lookup
Sample ballot
Past election results
Candidate database
Campaign finance reports
Note: The links above reflect information provided by the state elections authority website as of 9/10/2013. Depending on how many voter services are available, some links may be missing (**). If you would like to nominate a new link for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org


National politics in South Carolina


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from South Carolina



Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Lindsey Graham
Lindsey Graham.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, South Carolina 2003January 3, 2015Link
Tim Scott
Tim Scott.jpeg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, South Carolina 2013January 3, 2015Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
James E. Clyburn
James Clyburn.jpg
Democratic PartyDistrict 6 1993January 3, 2015Link
Jeff Duncan
Jeff Duncan.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015Link
Joe Wilson
Joe Wilson.jpeg
Republican PartyDistrict 2 2001January 3, 2015Link
Mark Sanford
Mark Sanford, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 1 2013January 3, 2015Link
Michael "Mick" Mulvaney
Michael mulvaney.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 5 2011January 3, 2015Link
Tom Rice
Tom-Rice5.png
Republican PartyDistrict 7 2013January 3, 2015Link
Trey Gowdy
Trey Gowdy.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2015Link


About the U.S. Congress

113th United States Congress
2013-2014 Special Congressional elections
2014 Congressional elections
2014 U.S. Senate elections
2014 U.S. House elections
November 6, 2012 General Election Winners

United States Constitution
What is a filibuster?
Do you know the staff salaries of your U.S. Congress member?
List of incumbents who are retired
Filing requirements for congressional candidates
2012 Congressional elections contested primaries analysis

South Carolina on Policypedia


Horizontal-Policypedia logo-color.png

Policypedia covers major policy issues being discussed and implemented throughout the United States at all levels of government. Policy decisions affect citizens in many ways, especially economically, legally and socially. Our goal is to provide readers with useful information, so that they can participate in the public discussion about these policies and vote for candidates and initiatives aligned with their values and interests.
Policypedia energy logo.PNG
Education policy logo.jpg

Policypedia Budget Policy-logo-no background.png
Policypedia pension logo.jpg




All links below will redirect you to our sister site, Judgepedia, an online encyclopedia about the United States' courts and judges.



Check out South Carolina's judiciary on Judgepedia


Judgepedia presents the State of South Carolina

The structure of the South Carolina judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the South Carolina Supreme Court, the South Carolina Court of Appeals, the South Carolina Circuit Courts, the South Carolina Masters-in-Equity, the South Carolina Family Courts, the South Carolina Magistrate Courts, the South Carolina Municipal Courts and the South Carolina Probate Courts.


The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and the District Court of South Carolina Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

?

judgepedia.org

South Carolina

State South Carolina

Federal courts

Elections and Selection

South Carolina
Flag of South Carolina.png
The Palmetto State
Capital:   Columbia
Motto:   Dum spiro spero
Translation:   While I breathe, I hope
Population:   4.64 million
Area of state:   32,020 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1788
Ballotpedia News
Ballotpedia RSS.jpg