|South Carolina House District 66|
|1992 - Present|
|November 10, 2014|
|Years in position||21|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Hunter earned her BS from Florida A&M University in 1973. She went on to receive her MA from Florida State University in 1978. She then earned her LISW from the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners in 1990.
Hunter was a Teacher at Belleville Middle School in 1978. In 1979, she worked as an Instructor at South Carolina State University. She then worked as a Caseworker for the Orangeburg Department of Social Services from 1979 to 1984. She has been Executive Director of CASA Family Services since 1985. She currently works as a Social Work Administrator.
Hunter joined the South Carolina State House of Representatives in 1992. She has served in that position since, representing the 66th District. From 1997 to 2000, she served as House Minority Leader. She also served on the Executive Committee of the Democratic National Committee in 2004.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cobb-Hunter served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hunter served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hunter served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Ways and Means|
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 66, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Gilda Cobb-Hunter Incumbent||99.4%||14,236|
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 66 (2010)|
|Gilda Cobb-Hunter (D)||8,823||99.05%|
On November 4, 2008 Cobb-Hunter won re-election to the 66th District seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives, defeating Tim Hawkins (R).
Cobb-Hunter raised $85,163 for her campaign, while Hawkins raised $0.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 66 (2008)|
|Gilda Cobb-Hunter (D)||10,986|
|Tim Hawkins (R)||3,363|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Cobb-Hunter was up for re-election, he collected $29,125 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Gilda Cobb-Hunter's campaign in 2010|
|Grand Strand Business Association||$1,500|
|Myrtle Beach Lodging Association||$1,500|
|Kennedy, Claudia J||$1,000|
|South Carolina Optometric Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$29,125|
Cobb-Hunter raised $85,163 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|South Carolina Association of Realtors||$2,000|
|South Carolina Farm Bureau||$2,000|
|Bank of America||$2,000|
|House Democratic Caucus of South Carolina||$2,000|
|South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association||$2,000|
|South Carolina Education Association||$2,000|
Hunter has a husband, Terry.
- South Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- ↑ AP.org "South Carolina State Senate and State House Election Results" Accessed November 7, 2012
- ↑ South Carolina State Election Commission "2012 Candidates," Accessed April 23, 2012
- ↑ South Carolina general election results
- ↑ Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in South Carolina
- ↑ 2010 campaign contributions
- ↑ Campaign contributors to Gilda Cobb-Hunter
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