Bob Shirley

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Bob Shirley
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South Carolina House of Representatives District 11
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Bob Shirley was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 11 of the South Carolina House of Representatives.



See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Shirley filed to run in the 2012 election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 11 but was decertified from the ballot. He filed and was accepted as a Petition Candidate and was on the ballot for the November 6 general election where he was defeated.[1][2]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Gagnon Incumbent 50.9% 6,932
     Democratic Lee Garrett 35.2% 4,789
     Republican Bob Shirley 13.8% 1,876
     Other Write-Ins 0.1% 11
Total Votes 13,608

Candidate disqualification

Due to the filing dispute in South Carolina, Shirley was removed from the ballot just before the primary. He and four other candidates filed a lawsuit against the state of South Carolina and the State Election Commission in an attempt to get the primary delayed, but ultimately failed when a Federal Judge struck down their request.[3]

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