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Bill Hixon

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Bill Hixon
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South Carolina House District 83
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
November 10, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,400/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bill Hixon (b. September 6, 1957) is a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 83.

Hixon won election to represent District 83 in the November 2, 2010 state legislative elections.

Hixon owns Hixon Realty Co. and is the president of the Hixon Insurance Co.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environmental Affairs
Interstate Cooperation, Treasurer

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Bill Hixon endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1] He previously endorsed Rick Perry.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hixon ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12, as well as the general election on November 6.[3][4]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 83, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Hixon Incumbent 99.2% 13,360
     Other Write-Ins 0.8% 106
Total Votes 13,466

2010

See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hixon won election to the South Carolina House of Representatives[5]. He did not have any opposition in the November 2 general election.

Hixon defeated Dea Baldwin in the June 8 primary.

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 83 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Hixon (R) 8,831 99.15%
Write-In 76 0.85%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Hixon raised $32,9004 in the 2010 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of South Carolina $2,000
17 individual donations each of: $1,000

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."[7]

2012

Bill Hixon received a score of 27% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 34th out of all 124 South Carolina House of Representatives members.[8] His score was followed by representatives Jenny Horne (27%), John Richard C. King (27%), and Chip Limehouse (27%).[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Don Smith (R)
South Carolina House of Representatives District 83
2010–present
Succeeded by
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