Kenneth Bingham

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Kenneth Bingham
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South Carolina House District 89
Incumbent
In office
2000 - Present
Term ends
November 10, 2014
Years in position 14
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,400/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kenneth "Kenny" Bingham (b. August 3, 1962) is a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 89. He currently serves as Majority Leader.

Education

Bingham earned his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina in 1984.

Professional experience

Bingham has worked as vice president of Hercules Contractors and Engineers Inc. from 1984 to the present. He has also been the owner of American Engineering Consultants since 1994.

Political experience

Bingham served on the Board of Trustees of Lexington School District 2 from 1996 to 2000. He then joined the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2001. He has served in that position since, representing the 89th District. He currently serves as House Majority Leader.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

South Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means
Ethics, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Kenneth Bingham endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bingham ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12, as well as the general election on November 6.[2][3]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 89, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKenneth Bingham Incumbent 98.6% 10,756
     Other Write-Ins 1.4% 153
Total Votes 10,909

2010

Bingham ran unopposed in the June 8 Republican primary for District 89 of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Bingham won unopposed in the general election on November 2[4].

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 89 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kenneth Bingham (R) 7,811 98.99%
Write-In 80 1.01%

2008

On November 4, 2008 Bingham won re-election unopposed to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 10,370 votes, representing District 89. 

Bingham raised $33,037 for his campaign.[5]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 89 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kenneth Bingham (R) 10,370

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Bingham was up for re-election, he collected $78,379 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

South Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kenneth Bingham's campaign in 2010
Southeastern Spine Institute$3,000
Silver & Silver Properties$1,000
North Carolina Radiation Therapy Management$1,000
Financial Services Of Southwest Florida$1,000
General Electric$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $78,379

2008

Bingham raised $33,037 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
19 different donors each donated: $1,000

Personal

Bingham and his wife, Jennie, have two children.

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
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South Carolina House of Representatives District 89
2000–present
Succeeded by
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