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South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District

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The 2nd Congressional District of South Carolina is a congressional district located in the central and eastern regions of the state.

South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Barnwell, Aiken, Lexington and Richland counties.[1]

The district previously was based in the state capital of Columbia, and also included the cities of Beaufort and Hilton Head Island.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Joe Wilson (R).

Elections

2012

See also: South Carolina's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

The 2nd congressional district of South Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Joe Wilson won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Wilson Incumbent 96.3% 196,116
     N/A Write-In 3.7% 7,602
Total Votes 203,718
Source: South Carolina State Election Commission "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Joe Wilson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rob Miller (D), Eddie McCain (L) and Marc Beaman (Constitution) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Wilson incumbent 53.5% 138,861
     Democratic Rob Miller 43.8% 113,625
     Libertarian Eddie McCain 1.1% 2,856
     Constitution Marc Beaman 1.6% 4,228
     N/A Write-in 0% 102
Total Votes 259,672

2008
On November 4, 2008, Joe Wilson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rob Miller (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Wilson incumbent 53.7% 184,583
     Democratic Rob Miller 46.2% 158,627
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 276
Total Votes 343,486

2006
On November 7, 2006, Joe Wilson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Ray Ellisor (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Wilson incumbent 62.6% 127,811
     Democratic Michael Ray Ellisor 37.3% 76,090
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 151
Total Votes 204,052

2004
On November 2, 2004, Joe Wilson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Ray Ellisor (D) and Steve Lefemine (Constitution) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Wilson incumbent 65% 181,862
     Democratic Michael Ray Ellisor 33.3% 93,249
     Constitution Steve Lefemine 1.6% 4,447
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 312
Total Votes 279,870

2002
On November 5, 2002, Joe Wilson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James R. "Jim" Legg (L) and Mark Whittington (United Citizens) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Wilson incumbent 90.8% 144,149
     Libertarian James R. "Jim" Legg 6.1% 9,650
     United Citizens Mark Whittington 3.1% 4,965
     N/A Write-in 0% 57
Total Votes 158,821

2000
On November 7, 2000, Floyd Spence won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jane Frederick (D), Timothy Moultrie (L) and George C. Taylor (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFloyd Spence incumbent 57% 154,338
     Democratic Jane Frederick 40.8% 110,672
     Libertarian Timothy Moultrie 1.3% 3,622
     Natural Law George C. Taylor 0.8% 2,273
     N/A Write-in 0% 71
Total Votes 270,976

Redistricting

2010 - 2011

This is the 2nd 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]. [9]

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