|South Carolina House of Representatives District 56|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ryhal served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs|
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 Mike Ryhal defeated Dennis DiSabato, Jr. in the Republican primary. Ryhal was unchallenged in the general election.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 56 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Mike Ryhal Incumbent||55.9%||1,250|
Ryhal filed to run in the 2012 election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 56 but was decertified. He filed and was accepted as a Petition Candidate. He defeated Dennis DiSabato in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Dennis DiSabato, Jr.||49.2%||4,709|
Comprehensive donor information for Ryhal is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ryhal raised a total of $19,789 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.
|Mike Ryhal's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Carolina State House, District 56||$19,789|
|Grand Total Raised||$19,789|
2012Ryhal won election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ryhal raised a total of $19,789.
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mike Ryhal's campaign in 2012|
|Total Raised in 2012||$19,789|
|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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- 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
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2012 Candidates," accessed April 23, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Ryhal, Mike," accessed July 8, 2013
- South Carolina State Legislature Online, "H*5282 Concurrent Resolution," accessed June 26, 2014
Denny Neilson (R)
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