John McGill

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John McGill
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South Carolina State Senate District 32
Incumbent
In office
1988-Present
Term ends
November 14, 2016
Years in position 26
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,400/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor of Kingstree
1984-1988
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 18, 1952
Place of birthKingstree, SC
ProfessionReal Estate Broker
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Yancey McGill (b. September 18, 1952) has been a Democratic member of the South Carolina State Senate, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 1988.

Biography

McGill attended both The Citadel and Francis Marion College. McGill is currently a Residential Homebuilder and Real Estate Broker.

McGill was on the State Democratic Party Executive Committee. He served on the Kingstree Town Council from 1976 to 1979. He went on to serve as the Mayor Pro-Tempore for Kingstree from 1978 to 1979. He was then the Mayor of Kingstree from 1984 to 1988.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Ethics
Finance
Fish, Game and Forestry
Invitations
Transportation
General

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: South Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

McGill defeated Cezar E. McKnight in the Democratic primary on June 12 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3][4]

South Carolina State Senate, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Yancey McGill Incumbent 96.7% 34,985
     Other Write-Ins 3.3% 1,177
Total Votes 36,162


South Carolina State Senate District 32 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Yancey McGill Incumbent 50.3% 6,375
Cezar E McKnight 49.7% 6,294
Total Votes 12,669

2008

See also: South Carolina State Senate elections, 2008

McGill won re-election for District 32 of the South Carolina State Senate with 30,180 votes, ahead of write-ins (232).[5]

He raised $243,139 for his campaign.[6]

South Carolina State Senate, District 32
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John McGill (D) 30,180
Write-ins 232

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McGill is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, McGill raised a total of $829,736 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 21, 2013.[7]

John McGill's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 South Carolina State Senate, District 32 Won $213,899
2010 South Carolina State Senate, District 32 Not up for election $55,350
2008 South Carolina State Senate, District 32 Won $243,139
2006 South Carolina State Senate, District 32 Not up for election $40,500
2004 South Carolina State Senate, District 32 Won $106,320
2002 South Carolina State Senate, District 32 Not up for election $24,825
2000 South Carolina State Senate, District 32 Won $102,270
1996 South Carolina State Senate, District 32 Won $43,433
Grand Total Raised $829,736

2012

McGill won re-election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $213,899.
South Carolina State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John McGill's campaign in 2012
South Carolina Senate Democratic Caucus Cmte$5,000
Grand Strand Restaurant PAC$3,000
Grand Strand Golf PAC$3,000
South Carolina Health Care Association$2,000
Grand Strand Business Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$213,899
Source:Follow the Money

2010

McGill was not up for election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $55,350.

2008

McGill won re-election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $243,139.

2006

McGill was not up for election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $40,500.

2004

McGill won re-election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $106,320.

2002

McGill was not up for election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $24,825.

2000

McGill won re-election to the South Carolina State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $102,270.

1996

McGill won re-election to the South Carolina State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $43,433.

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."[8]

2012

J. Yancey McGill received a score of 12% in the 2012 score card, ranking 25th out of all 46 South Carolina Senate members.[9] His score was followed by Senators Luke A. Rankin (12%), Glenn G. Reese (12%), and Kent Williams (12%).[10]

Personal

McGill and his wife, Pamela Jean, have three children.

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