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Michael Thompson

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Michael Thompson
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Candidate for
South Carolina House of Representatives, District 34
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
South Carolina House District 9
Michael Thompson (b. October 16, 1974) is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 34 of the South Carolina House of Representatives.

Thompson was a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 9 from 2000 to 2010.


Thompson earned his BA in Political Science from the University of South Carolina in 1999.

Thompson worked for Am-Can Transportation as a Freight Salesman from 1999 to 2004. He currently works for as an Account Manager for Am-Can Transport Services.

Thompson joined the South Carolina State House of Representatives in 2001 and served in that position until 2010, representing the 9th District.

Committee assignments

While in the South Carolina House, Thompson served on the following committee:

Subcommittee on Public Utility, Chair



See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of South Carolina House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 10, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 30, 2014. Michael Thompson is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Mike Forrester will face Gaye Holt in the Republican primary.[1]


Thompson did not seek re-election in 2010.[2]


On November 4, 2008, Thompson won re-election unopposed to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 10,019 votes, representing District 9. 

Thompson raised $19,925 for his campaign.[3]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 9 (2008)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Michael Thompson (R) 10,019

Campaign donors


Thompson raised $19,925 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
Michael Thompson $6,000
8 different donors each donated: $1,000


Thompson is single.

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Political offices
Preceded by
South Carolina House of Representatives District 9
Succeeded by
Anne Thayer (R)