United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in South Carolina

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

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South Carolina District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in South Carolina took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected seven candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's seven congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 30, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: South Carolina is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by May 10, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 4, 2014.[4]

See also: South Carolina elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party held six of the seven congressional seats from South Carolina.

Members of the U.S. House from South Carolina -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 1 1
     Republican Party 6 6
Total 7 7

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the seven congressional districts were:

Name Party District
Mark Sanford Ends.png Republican 1
Joe Wilson Ends.png Republican 2
Jeff Duncan Ends.png Republican 3
Trey Gowdy Ends.png Republican 4
Mick Mulvaney Ends.png Republican 5
James Clyburn Electiondot.png Democratic 6
Tom Rice Ends.png Republican 7

Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 7 seats up for election in 2014 in South Carolina. The following table shows the margin of victory for each district winner, which is calculated by examining the percentage difference between the top-two vote getters. If the race was uncontested, the margin of victory is listed as 100 percent.
DistrictWinnerMargin of VictoryTotal VoteTop Opponent
U.S. House, South Carolina District 1 General Election Republican Party Mark Sanford86.8%127,815Write-in
U.S. House, South Carolina District 2 General Election Republican Party Joe Wilson27.2%194,808Phil Black
U.S. House, South Carolina District 3 General Election Republican Party Jeff Duncan42.4%164,009Barbara Jo Mullis
U.S. House, South Carolina District 4 General Election Republican Party Trey Gowdy70.1%149,049Curtis McLaughlin
U.S. House, South Carolina District 5 General Election Republican Party Mick Mulvaney21.3%169,962Tom Adams
U.S. House, South Carolina District 6 General Election Democratic Party James Clyburn47%173,432Anthony Culler
U.S. House, South Carolina District 7 General Election Republican Party Tom Rice20%171,524Gloria Bromell Tinubu

Candidates

1st Congressional District

General election candidates

Failed to file


2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 10, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party candidates


3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 10, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


5th Congressional District

General election candidates

6th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 10, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates


7th Congressional District

General election candidates


See also

External links

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