|South Carolina House of Representatives District 120|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Newton served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Legislative Oversight, Chair|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Newton served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 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 Weston Newton ran unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Newton won in the 2012 election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 120. He defeated Jerry Stewart in the Republican primary on June 12. Incumbent William Bowers (D) did not run for re-election. Newton ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 120, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Weston Newton Incumbent||98.7%||11,928|
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 120 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Newton is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Newton raised a total of $88,613 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 11, 2013.
|Weston Newton's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Carolina State House, District 120||$88,613|
|Grand Total Raised||$88,613|
2012Newton won election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Newton raised a total of $88,613.
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Weston Newton's campaign in 2012|
|South Carolina Farm Bureau||$1,750|
|Tigges, David J||$1,250|
|Grand Strand Statewide PAC||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$88,613|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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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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- Greenville Tea Party - Greenville Tea Party Scorecard 2013
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- 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
- AP.org, "South Carolina State Senate and State House Election Results," accessed November 7, 2012
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2012 Candidates," accessed April 25, 2012
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Official Primary Results," June 29, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Newton, Weston," accessed July 11, 2013
- South Carolina State Legislature Online, "H*5282 Concurrent Resolution," accessed June 26, 2014
William Bowers (D)
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 120
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