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Walter Hundley
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South Carolina State Senate District 41
Incumbent
In office
July 23, 2012-November 12, 2012
Term ends
November 12, 2012
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
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Walter Hundley is a former Republican member of the South Carolina State Senate. Hundley represented District 41 after winning a special election on July 17, 2012 until November 12, 2012.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: South Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Hundley ran in the 2012 special election for South Carolina State Senate District 41. He defeated Wally Burbage, Sean Pike, and John Steinberger in the Republican primary on June 12.

Hundley ran in a special election on July 17 to fill the seat for the remainder of Glenn McConnell's (R) unexpired term. He defeated Paul Tinkler (D) and Sue Edward (G).[2]

Hundley did not running for a full term to the seat in the regular general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Unofficial election results showed Hundley defeated Tinkler by a mere 14 votes - 3,098 to 3,112. Edward received 53 votes. Twenty-two votes had not been counted due to a provisional status and an automatic recount took place on July 20.[5] Hundley survived the recount, winning the seat.[6]

South Carolina State Senate, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Paul Tinkler 49.5% 3,105
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter Hundley 49.7% 3,119
     Green Sue Edward 0.8% 53
Total Votes 6,277

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Political offices
Preceded by
Glenn McConnell (R)
South Carolina State Senate - District 41
July 23, 2012-November 12, 2012
Succeeded by
Paul Thurmond (R)