South Carolina's 1st Congressional District

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The 1st Congressional District of South Carolina is a congressional district is located along the state's eastern coastline. It includes North Charleston, and parts of Dorchester, Berkeley, and Georgetown counties. It also includes Myrtle Beach.

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Timothy Scott (R).



See also: South Carolina's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of South Carolina will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.


On November 2, 2010, Scott won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Ben Frasier, Robert Dobbs, Rob Groce, Keith Blandford, and Jimmy Wood in the general election.[1]

U.S. House of Representatives, South Carolina Congressional District 1 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Scott 65.7% 152,755
     Democratic Ben Frasier 28.8% 67,008
     Working Families Rob Groce 1.8% 4,148
     Green Robert Dobbs 1.4% 3,369
     Libertarian Keith Blandford 1.2% 2,750
     Independence Jimmy Wood 1.1% 2,489
Total Votes 232,519



This is the 1st congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in South Carolina

The S.C. Legislature adopted a new redistricting map, and the Department of Justice approved it in October 2010. As a result, South Carolina gained a new, [[South Carolina's 7th congressional district| 7th congressional district]. [2]

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