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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Skelton
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|Full name = B.R. Skelton
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|year = 2002
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|Editdate = June 28, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=6899 ''followthemoney.org'', "Skelton, B R," accessed June 28, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 65763
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012|South Carolina State House, District 3]]
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|totalraised2010 = 2150
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010|South Carolina State House, District 3]]
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|totalraised2008 = 60895
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2008|South Carolina State House, District 3]]
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|totalraised2006 = 21525
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2006|South Carolina State House, District 3]]
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|totalraised2004 = 0
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2004|South Carolina State House, District 3]]
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|totalraised2002 = 78525
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2002|South Carolina State House, District 3]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Skelton
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|full Name = B.R. Skelton
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=141711
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|office= South Carolina House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 65,763
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|org1 = Skelton, B R
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|org2 = House Republican Caucus of South Carolina
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|org3 = Wj Breas Inc
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|org4 = Smith, William C
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|org5 = Mckissick Iii, Smyth
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|orgamount1 = 25000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
===2008===
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Skelton
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|full Name = B.R. Skelton
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=123131
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|office= South Carolina House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 2,150
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|org1 = South Carolina Leadership Pac
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|org2 = Clemson Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
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|org3 = South Carolina Farm Bureau
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|org4 = Carolina Commerce Fund
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|org5 = Palmetto Leadership Council
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|orgamount1 = 1000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
Skelton raised $60,895 in the 2008 election cycle.
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===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Skelton  
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|full Name = B.R. Skelton
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=104055
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|office= South Carolina House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 60,895
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|org1 = Skelton, B R
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|org2 = House Republican Caucus of South Carolina
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|org3 = Carolina Commerce Fund
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|org4 = South Carolina Leadership Pac
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|org5 = Palmetto Leadership Council
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|orgamount1 = 15000
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
  
His major contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=104055 Campaign contributors to B R Skelton]</ref>
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Skelton
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|full Name = B.R. Skelton
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87199
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|office= South Carolina House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 21,525
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|org1 = Skelton, B R
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|org2 = Outdoor Advertising Association of South Carolina
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|org3 = Adams Outdoor Advertising
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|org4 = Palmetto Leadership Council
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|org5 = Phillips, Ashton & Mrs
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|orgamount1 = 6100
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2002===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2002
| B R Skelton
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|name = Skelton
| align="right" | $20,000
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|full Name = B.R. Skelton  
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13201
| House Republicans Caucus of South Carolina
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|office= South Carolina House of Representatives
| align="right" | $10,000
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|new = yes
|-
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|party = Republican
| South Carolina Leadership PAC
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|total raised = 78,525
| align="right" | $2,000
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|org1 = Skelton, B R
|-
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|org2 = Republican Caucus of South Carolina
| Palmetto Leadership Council
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|org3 = Skelton, Thomas E
| align="right" | $2,000
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|org4 = Speaker Pro Tempore Fund
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|org5 = Palmetto Leadership Council
| W J Breas Inc
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|orgamount1 = 50000
| align="right" | $2,000
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|orgamount2 = 10000
|-
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|orgamount3 = 1000
| Carolina Commerce Fund
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|orgamount4 = 1000
| align="right" | $2,000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
|}
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|}}
  
 
==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==

Revision as of 10:35, 28 June 2013

B.R. Skelton
Skelton.jpg
South Carolina House District 3
Incumbent
In office
2002 - Present
Term ends
November 10, 2014
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,400/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
B.R. Skelton (b. January 21, 1933) is a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 3.

Education

Skelton earned his BS and MS from Clemson University in 1956 and 1958, respectively. He went on to receive his PhD from Duke University in 1964.

Professional experience

Skelton has worked in the following positions: Real Estate Broker, Residential Contractor, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Clemson University, and Arbitrator/Mediator.

Political experience

Skelton served on the Clemson City Council from 1971 to 1974. He then joined the South Carolina State House of Representatives in 2003. He has served in that position since, representing the 3rd District.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Skelton served on the following committees:

South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Skelton served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Skelton served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Skelton was defeated in the Republican primary on June 12 by Ed J. Harris, but the result was overturned by the state GOP chairman after it was revealed Harris had not filed all the necessary paperwork to run.[1] Skelton defeated Ed J. Harris in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4] [5]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngB.R. Skelton Incumbent 53.2% 5,384
     Republican Ed J. Harris 46.3% 4,679
     Other Write-Ins 0.5% 49
Total Votes 10,112
South Carolina House of Representatives District 3 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEd J. Harris 51.6% 1,146
B.R. Skelton Incumbent 48.4% 1,073
Total Votes 2,219

2010

Skelton ran unopposed in the June 8 Republican primary for District 3 of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Skelton won unopposed in the general election on November 2.[6].

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 3 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png B.R. Skelton (R) 5,125 96.44%
Write-In 189 3.56%

2008

On November 4, 2008 Skelton won re-election to the 3rd District seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives, defeating Jason Gale (D).

Skelton raised $60,895 for his campaign, while Gale raised $2,526.[7]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png B.R. Skelton (R) 6,458
Jason Gale (D) 3,650

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Skelton is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Skelton raised a total of $228,858 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 28, 2013.[8]

B.R. Skelton's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 South Carolina State House, District 3 Won $65,763
2010 South Carolina State House, District 3 Won $2,150
2008 South Carolina State House, District 3 Won $60,895
2006 South Carolina State House, District 3 Won $21,525
2004 South Carolina State House, District 3 Won $0
2002 South Carolina State House, District 3 Won $78,525
Grand Total Raised $228,858

2012

Skelton won re-election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Skelton raised a total of $65,763.
South Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to B.R. Skelton's campaign in 2012
Skelton, B R$25,000
House Republican Caucus of South Carolina$5,000
Wj Breas Inc$1,000
Smith, William C$1,000
Mckissick Iii, Smyth$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$65,763
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Skelton won re-election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Skelton raised a total of $2,150.

2008

Skelton won re-election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Skelton raised a total of $60,895.

2006

Skelton won re-election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Skelton raised a total of $21,525.

2002

Skelton won election to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Skelton raised a total of $78,525.

Scorecards

The Palmetto Liberty PAC Scorecard

See also: The Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee's Legislative Score Card

The Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee, a conservative pro-limited government think tank in South Carolina, releases its Scorecard for South Carolina Representatives and Senators once a year. The Scorecard gives each a legislator a score based on how they voted in the two-year legislative term prior to the election on specific issues which the Palametto Liberty PAC thought were anti-limited government. "Most of the votes shown on the score card are votes that we lost. Now we can identify the Legislators that caused us to lose these votes. These Legislators are the ones who need to be replaced if we are to achieve the vision of having the most free state in the nation."[9]

2012

B. R. Skelton received a score of 33% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 16th out of all 124 South Carolina House of Representatives members.[10] His score was followed by representatives Tommy Stringer (33%), William Taylor (33%), and David Tribble Jr (33%).[11]

Personal

Skelton and his wife, Vickie Lynn, have four children.

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Political offices
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South Carolina House of Representatives District 3
2002–present
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