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Revision as of 20:03, 23 December 2013

2012

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South Carolina's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Mark Sanford Republican Party
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South Carolina U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st Congressional District of South Carolina will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 30, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: South Carolina has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary. In the primary runoffs, however, voters must vote in the same party whose primary they voted in.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: South Carolina elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Mark Sanford (R). He won in the special election on May 7, 2013. South Carolina's 1st Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state The first district stretches along the eastern coast of South Carolina, from Seabrook Island to the North Carolina border. It includes most of Charleston and Myrtle Beach. It also includes portions of Berkeley, Chestleston, Dorchester and Beaufort counties.[1]


Candidates

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Campaign contributions

Mark Sanford

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Sanford's reports.[4]

Mark Sanford (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[5]July 15, 2013$166,294.49$8,176.48$(18,500.90)$155,970.07
October Quarterly[6]October 15, 2013$155,970.07$65,233.16$(25,734.86)$195,468.37
Year-End[7]January 31, 2014$195,468$160,691$(30,503)$325,656
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2014$325,656.04$77,490.31$(21,741.67)$381,404.68
Running totals
$311,590.95$(96,480.43)

District history

2013

See also: South Carolina's 1st Congressional District special election, 2013

On May 7th, Mark Sanford (R) won a special election the United States House. He defeated Elizabeth Colbert-Busch and Eugene Platt in the general special election.

U.S. House, South Carolina District 1 General Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Sanford 54% 77,600
     Democratic Elizabeth Colbert-Busch 45.2% 64,961
     Green Eugene Platt 0.5% 690
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 384
Total Votes 143,635
Source: South Carolina Election Board, "Official Special Election Results"

2012

On November 6, 2012, Tim Scott (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bobbie Rose and Keith Blandford in the general election.

U.S. House, South Carolina District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Bobbie Rose 35.7% 103,557
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Scott Incumbent 62% 179,908
     Libertarian Keith Blandford 2.2% 6,334
     N/A Write-In 0.1% 214
Total Votes 290,013
Source: South Carolina State Election Commission "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

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.[9]

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

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