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South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Joe Wilson Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd congressional district of South Carolina will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

South Carolina is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Joe Wilson (R), who was first elected in 2001.

South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Barnwell, Aiken, Lexington and Richland counties.[4]

Candidates

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June 10, 2014, primary results

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Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party candidates

District history

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.[8]

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, Wilson won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Rob Miller, Eddie McCain, and Marc Beaman in the general election.[9]

U.S. House of Representatives, South Carolina Congressional District 2 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 1.6% 4,228
     Constitution Marc Beaman 1.1% 2,856
Total Votes 259,570

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