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Leon Winn
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Candidate for
South Carolina State Senate District 36
Elections and appointments
Next primaryJune 10, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolBradwell Institute of Hinesville, Georgia
Bachelor'sMorris College
Ph.D.Overcoming Outreach School of Religion in Columbia, South Carolina
Military service
Service/branchUS Air Force Reserves
Place of birthMidway, Georgia
Campaign website

Leon Winn was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of South Carolina.[1] He was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 36 of the South Carolina State Senate.


Winn lists the following campaign themes on his website:[2]

  • Jobs
  • Education
  • Economy
  • Taxes
  • International trade
  • Energy
  • Gun control



See also: South Carolina's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

Winn ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent South Carolina's 6th District. Winn sought the Republican nomination in the primary. The general election took place November 4, 2014.[1]


See also: South Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Winn ran in the 2012 election for South Carolina State Senate District 36. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12. Incumbent John Land (D) is not running for re-election. Winn was defeated by Kevin L. Johnson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3] [4][5][6]

South Carolina State Senate, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin L. Johnson Incumbent 59.5% 25,637
     Republican Leon Winn 28.1% 12,111
     Democratic Eleazer Carter 2.6% 1,138
     Independent Shaun Kent 9.6% 4,136
     Other Write-Ins 0.1% 46
Total Votes 43,068


Winn is married to Christine. He has three children and three grandchildren.[7]

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