|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 53|
|November 14, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Cheraw High School|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|(timed out) Office website|
Yow's professional experience includes serving in the U.S. Air Force and as a member of the Air National Guard.
Yow's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
- Excerpt: "Yow has stated that he "firmly believes that economic growth via the free enterprise system is the basis of true freedom for all Americans. He believes that excessive government regulations, unnecessary fees, wasteful government spending, burdensome over-taxation and frivolous lawsuits are endangerments to personal liberty and improved quality of life for all South Carolinians. As a fiscal conservative, Richie will support lower taxes, favorable capital gains policies, tort reform, targeted waste/fraud reduction legislation and meaningful government spending reform at all levels."
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. Amy Brown defeated Anthony Waymyers in the Democratic primary. Richie Yow was unopposed in the Republican primary. Brown was defeated by Yow in the general election. Denny Neilson (R) was not certified for the primary.
|South Carolina State House, District 53, General Election, 2014|
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 53 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Amy M. Brown||51.3%||2,092|
Yow ran in the 2012 election for South Carolina House of Representatives District 53. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12. Incumbent Ted Martin Vick (D) ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election between the two candidates took place on November 6, 2012. Yow was defeated in the general election.
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- South Carolina State Legislature
- South Carolina House of Representatives
- South Carolina House of Representatives District 53
- South Carolina House of Representatives Committees
- South Carolina state legislative districts
- Profile from the South Carolina State House (timed out)
- Official campaign website
- Richie Yow on Facebook
- Richie Yow on Twitter
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Profile from Open States
- South Carolina State Legislature
- Richie Yow campaign website, "About," accessed May 23, 2014
- Richieyowforstatehouse.com, "Issues," accessed October 19, 2012
- 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
- 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
Ted Vick (D)
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 53
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