Marian Redish

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Marian Redish
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Former candidate for
South Carolina House of Representatives, District 15
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Marian Redish was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 15 of the South Carolina House of Representatives.[1]


Campaign themes


Redish's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

Public Education

  • Excerpt: "Marian Redish believes lawmakers in Columbia must work to reform the way South Carolina funds public schools. She believes lawmakers must work with teachers and professional educators to find solutions to our challenges. She also believes lawmakers should work to support and raise teacher pay across the state. Furthermore, Marian vehemently opposes sending public dollars to fund tuition to private school academies."


  • Excerpt: "Marian Redish believes we should expand healthcare options for all residents of District 15. She believes women should have all available treatment and prevention measures to fight against and avoid deadly diseases like Cervical Cancer. Marian also believes state leaders must lead by beginning the process of developing a state Health Exchange."


  • Excerpt: "Marian Redish believes we should re-examine and modernize the state’s tax code. She believes we must work to garner and increase support for small businesses and economic development opportunities. Moreover, Marian stands firmly against any measure that increases taxes on 100% of District 15 residents, like the bill supported by Mr. Rivers."

Economic Development and Job Creation

  • Excerpt: "Marian Redish believes state leaders must continue to invest in small business and economic development opportunities to all regions of the state. She also believes we must increase funding and support for South Carolina Technical School Systems. Furthermore, Marian believes the state must work with local government officials and local economic development coalitions and leaders to attract new industry and expand existing industry within District 15."



See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Marian Redish was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Samuel Rivers, Jr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Redish was defeated by Rivers in the general election.[3][4][1]

South Carolina State House, District 15, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSamuel Rivers, Jr. Incumbent 56.4% 3,440
     Democratic Marian Redish 43.6% 2,658
Total Votes 6,098


See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Redish ran in the 2012 election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 15. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12. She was removed from the ballot as a result of the May 2 Supreme Court decision. Incumbent David Tribble Jr (R) did not run for re-election. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

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