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}}{{tnr}}'''Jonathan Hoffman''' is a 2013 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the U.S. House in the special election for [[South Carolina's 1st congressional district special election, 2013|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[South Carolina]].<ref name="scnow">[http://www.scnow.com/news/politics/article_89d21764-6971-11e2-a7b0-0019bb30f31a.html ''SCNow.com'' "16 GOP candidates file for 1st U.S. Congressional District seat," January 28, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jonathan Hoffman''' was a 2013 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the U.S. House in the special election for [[South Carolina's 1st congressional district special election, 2013|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[South Carolina]]. Hoffman was defeated in the Republican primary on March 19, 2013.<ref name="primary">[http://www.enr-scvotes.org/SC/45550/115560/en/summary.html ''SC Votes'' "March 19 Special Primary Election" Accessed March 19, 2013]</ref><ref name="scrn">[http://www.southcarolinaradionetwork.com/2013/01/28/list-of-19-candidates-running-for-district-1-seat/ ''South Carolina Radio Network'' "List of 19 candidates running for District 1 seat," January 28, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Hoffman is running for the [[U.S. House of Representatives|U.S. House]] representing [[South Carolina's 1st congressional district special election, 2013|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[South Carolina]]. The election is being held to replace [[Tim Scott]], who was appointed to fill [[Jim DeMint|Jim DeMint's]] vacant seat in the [[U.S. Senate]].<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2012/12/17/scotts-departure-for-senate-will-trigger-third-special-house-election-in-2013/ ''Washington Post'' "Scott's departure for Senate will trigger third special House election in 2013," December 17, 2012]</ref> Hoffman is running in the Republican primary against [[Keith Blandford]], [[Curtis Bostic]], [[Ric Bryant]], [[Larry Grooms]], [[Jeff King (South Carolina)|Jeff King]], [[John Kuhn]], [[Tim Larkin]], [[Chip Limehouse]], [[Peter McCoy]], [[Elizabeth Moffly]], [[Ray Nash]], [[Andy Patrick]], [[Shawn Pinkston]], [[Mark Sanford]] and [[Teddy Turner]] on March 19, 2013.<ref name="scnow"/> The general election takes place on May 7, 2013.<ref>[http://www.scgop.com/2013/01/02/1st-congressional-special-election-details-set/# ''South Carolina Republican Party Website'' "1st Congressional Special Election details set," accessed January 3, 2013]</ref>
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Hoffman ran for the [[U.S. House of Representatives|U.S. House]] representing [[South Carolina's 1st congressional district special election, 2013|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[South Carolina]]. The election is being held to replace [[Tim Scott]], who was appointed to fill [[Jim DeMint|Jim DeMint's]] vacant seat in the [[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]].<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2012/12/17/scotts-departure-for-senate-will-trigger-third-special-house-election-in-2013/ ''Washington Post'' "Scott's departure for Senate will trigger third special House election in 2013," December 17, 2012]</ref> Hoffman was defeated in the Republican primary against [[Keith Blandford]], [[Curtis Bostic]], [[Ric Bryant]], [[Larry Grooms]], [[Jeff King (South Carolina)|Jeff King]], [[John Kuhn]], [[Tim Larkin]], [[Chip Limehouse]], [[Peter McCoy]], [[Elizabeth Moffly]], [[Ray Nash]], [[Andy Patrick]], [[Shawn Pinkston]], [[Mark Sanford]] and [[Teddy Turner]] on March 19, 2013.<ref name="scrn"/><ref name="primary"/><ref>[http://www.scgop.com/2013/01/02/1st-congressional-special-election-details-set/# ''South Carolina Republican Party Website'' "1st Congressional Special Election details set," accessed January 3, 2013]</ref>
  
Former Governor [[Mark Sanford]] is seen as the front runner due to name recognition and the fact that he has $120,000 in an old campaign account. This coupled with his ability to fundraise quickly gives him a leg up on the field. This is also his former seat in the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] that he held for three terms, prior to being elected governor.<ref>[http://www.rollcall.com/news/sanford_likely_front_runner_in_sc_special_election-220542-1.html ''Roll Call'' "Sanford Likely Front-Runner in S.C. Special Election," January 3, 2013]</ref>
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Former Governor [[Mark Sanford]] was considered the front runner due to name recognition and the fact that he had $120,000 in an old campaign account. That coupled with his ability to fundraise quickly gave him a leg up on the field. It was also his former seat in the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] that he held for three terms, prior to being elected governor.<ref>[http://www.rollcall.com/news/sanford_likely_front_runner_in_sc_special_election-220542-1.html ''Roll Call'' "Sanford Likely Front-Runner in S.C. Special Election," January 3, 2013]</ref>
  
 
The district leans Republican.<ref>[http://www.salon.com/2013/01/23/ted_turners_son_vying_in_sc_congressional_primary/ ''Salon.com'' "Ted Turner’s son vying in SC congressional primary," January 23, 2013]</ref> The last Democratic candidate elected was Mendel Jackson Davis in 1978.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000125 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "Davis, Medel Jackson, (1942-2007)," accessed January 28, 2013]</ref>
 
The district leans Republican.<ref>[http://www.salon.com/2013/01/23/ted_turners_son_vying_in_sc_congressional_primary/ ''Salon.com'' "Ted Turner’s son vying in SC congressional primary," January 23, 2013]</ref> The last Democratic candidate elected was Mendel Jackson Davis in 1978.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000125 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "Davis, Medel Jackson, (1942-2007)," accessed January 28, 2013]</ref>
 
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Jonathan Hoffman was a 2013 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House in the special election for the 1st Congressional District of South Carolina. Hoffman was defeated in the Republican primary on March 19, 2013.[1][2]

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2013

See also: South Carolina's 1st congressional district special election, 2013

Hoffman ran for the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of South Carolina. The election is being held to replace Tim Scott, who was appointed to fill Jim DeMint's vacant seat in the U.S. Senate.[3] Hoffman was defeated in the Republican primary against Keith Blandford, Curtis Bostic, Ric Bryant, Larry Grooms, Jeff King, John Kuhn, Tim Larkin, Chip Limehouse, Peter McCoy, Elizabeth Moffly, Ray Nash, Andy Patrick, Shawn Pinkston, Mark Sanford and Teddy Turner on March 19, 2013.[2][1][4]

Former Governor Mark Sanford was considered the front runner due to name recognition and the fact that he had $120,000 in an old campaign account. That coupled with his ability to fundraise quickly gave him a leg up on the field. It was also his former seat in the U.S. House of Representatives that he held for three terms, prior to being elected governor.[5]

The district leans Republican.[6] The last Democratic candidate elected was Mendel Jackson Davis in 1978.[7]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 1 Special Republican Primary, 2013
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Sanford 36.9% 19,854
Green check mark transparent.pngCurtis Bostic 13.3% 7,168
Ric Bryant 0.2% 87
Larry Grooms 12.4% 6,673
Jonathan Hoffman 0.7% 360
Jeff King 0.4% 211
John Kuhn 6.5% 3,479
Tim Larkin 0.7% 393
Harry "Chip" Limehouse 6.1% 3,279
Peter McCoy 1.6% 867
Elizabeth Moffly 1% 530
Ray Nash 4.7% 2,508
Andy Patrick 7% 3,783
Shawn Pinkston 0.3% 154
Keith Blandford 0.4% 195
Teddy Turner 7.9% 4,252
Total Votes 53,793
Source: Official results via South Carolina State Election Commission[1]

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