Robert Bolchoz

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Robert Bolchoz
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Former candidate for
Attorney General of South Carolina
High schoolBishop England High School
Bachelor'sThe Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
J.D.University of South Carolina School of Law
State Attorney General 2010 elections
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Candidates for State Attorney General, 2010

Polls, 2010 State Attorney General elections

2010 Election information
Primary election dates
Statewide elections, 2010
November 2nd General Election results

National Association of Attorneys General

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Robert Bolchoz (born December 9, 1963, in Charleston, South Carolina) is the Vice President, Counsel, and Director of National Accounts of ING Americas. On October 27, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of attorney general, the seat vacated by Republican Henry McMaster's run for governor, in the 2010 election.[1]


  • Bishop England High School (1982)
  • The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina (1986)
  • J.D. University of South Carolina School of Law (1989)

Professional experience

Immediately after graduating from law school, Bolchoz was named Deputy District Attorney for the Ninth Circuit, in which he managed daily administrative operations and directed prosecution of criminal matters. He remained in the position until 1995 when he became the Chief Deputy for the State Attorney General's Office, a role he continued to fulfill for three years. In January 2000, he was appointed as Vice President and Counsel for the financial industry, ING. Five years later, Bolchoz was promoted to Vice President and General Manager within the company. It was in 2009 that he founded his own private practice, Robert Bolchoz, Esq.



See also: South Carolina Attorney General election, 2010
2010 Race for Attorney General - Republican Primary[2]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Michael Alan Wilson (R) 39.0%[3]
William Leighton Lord, III (R) 37.1%
Robert Bolchoz (R) 23.9%
Total votes 385,312

External links

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  1. Palmetto Scoop, "Bolchoz Makes 3 Running for AG" 27 Oct. 2009 (timed out)
  2. South Carolina State Election Commission - 2010 Republican and Democratic Primary Election Results
  3. Even though Michael Alan Wilson received the most votes, he failed to receive over fifty percent of those votes required by South Carolina state law. A runoff election between the top two vote recipients, therefore, was required to decide who went on to the general election.