|South Carolina House District 71|
|2005 - Present|
|November 10, 2014|
|Years in position||8|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Ballentine's professional experience includes working as the vice president of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage since 1992. He earned his BS from the University of South Carolina in 1992.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ballentine served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Labor, Commerce and Industry|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ballentine served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ballentine served on the following committees:
|South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs|
Ballentine was rumored as a possible appointee to Jim DeMint's U.S. Senate seat. On December 17, 2012, Gov. Nikki Haley announced she had chosen to appoint Representative Tim Scott to fill DeMint's seat beginning in January 2013. Although Ballentine was not appointed, he could still run for election to the remainder of the term in 2014.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 71, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Nathan Ballentine Incumbent||98.3%||13,447|
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 71 (2010)|
|Nathan Ballentine (R)||13,214||99.06%|
On November 4, 2008 Ballentine won re-election unopposed to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 17,798 votes, representing District 71.
Ballentine raised $60,553 for his campaign.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 71 (2008)|
|Nathan Ballentine (R)||17,798|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Ballentine was up for re-election, he collected $43,234 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Nathan Ballentine's campaign in 2010|
|Johnson, Bradley H||$1,000|
|Ben Arnold Sunbelt Beverage Co Of South Carolina||$1,000|
|Howard Jr, John||$1,000|
|Bobs Novelties Inc||$1,000|
|Nelson Iii, J D||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$43,234|
Ballentine raised $60,553 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|South Carolina Optometric Association||$1,050|
|19 different donors each donated:||$1,000|
Ballentine and his wife, Karen, have three children.
- South Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Nathan Ballentine
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
- ↑ Roll Call "Appointment Speculation Centers on Rep. Tim Scott," December 6, 2012
- ↑ Political Tracker-CNN.com, "Haley to announce DeMint's replacement at noon," December 17, 2012
- ↑ 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 Nathan Ballentine
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