Thomas Ravenel

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Thomas Ravenel
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, South Carolina
PartyIndependent
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Former state treasurer of South Carolina
Education
Bachelor'sThe Citadel
Master'sUniversity of South Carolina
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner/ Real estate developer
Thomas Ravenel is 2014 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from South Carolina.[1] On April 7, Ravenel announced that he would run for Lindsey Graham's Senate seat, if Graham won the nomination in the Republican primary on June 10, 2014, which he did.[2] Ravenel said he is collecting the required signatures of 10,000 S.C. voters.[3][4]

Biography

Ravenel earned a bachelor of science in business administration from The Citadel and an MBA from the University of South Carolina. In 1992, he founded Ravenel Development Corporation, a commercial real estate development company.[5] In 2006, he was elected state treasurer of South Carolina but resigned in 2007 after pleading guilty to cocaine possession.[6] He also starred on the reality TV show "Southern Charm" in 2014.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in South Carolina, 2014

Ravenel is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent South Carolina. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

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