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South Carolina's 4th Congressional District

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South Carolina's 4th congressional district
Current incumbentTrey Gowdy Republican Party
Population671,222
Gender48.3% Male, 51.7% Female
Race74.8% White, 19.7% Black, 2.2% Asian
Ethnicity7.4% Hispanic
Unemployment10.4%
Median household income$45,108
High school graduation rate85.1%
College graduation rate27.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 4th Congressional District of South Carolina is a congressional district located in the upstate.

The fourth district is located in upstate South Carolina, bordering North Carolina. It includes Greenville and Spartanburg counties.[1]

The district previously was centered around Greenville and Spartanburg counties, and bordered the state of North Carolina.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Trey Gowdy (R).

Elections

2014

See also: South Carolina's 4th congressional district elections, 2014

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

2012

See also: South Carolina's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

The 4th congressional district of South Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Trey Gowdy won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Deb Morrow 33.7% 89,964
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTrey Gowdy Incumbent 64.9% 173,201
     Green Jeff Sumerel 1.3% 3,390
     N/A Write-In 0.1% 329
Total Votes 266,884
Source: South Carolina State Election Commission "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Trey Gowdy won election to the United States House. He defeated Paul Corden (D) and Dave Edwards (Constitution) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTrey Gowdy 65.2% 137,586
     Democratic Paul Corden 29.6% 62,438
     Constitution Dave Edwards 5.2% 11,059
Total Votes 211,083

2008
On November 4, 2008, Bob Inglis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paul Corden (D) and C. Faye Walters (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Inglis incumbent 61.1% 184,440
     Democratic Paul Corden 37.5% 113,291
     Green Party C. Faye Walters 1.4% 4,093
     N/A Write-in 0% 125
Total Votes 301,949

2006
On November 7, 2006, Bob Inglis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William Griff Griffith (D), C. Faye Walters (G), John Cobin (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Inglis incumbent 64.2% 115,553
     Democratic William Griff Griffith 32% 57,490
     Green Party C. Faye Walters 1.3% 2,336
     Libertarian John Cobin 2.5% 4,467
     N/A Write-in 0% 85
Total Votes 179,931

2004
On November 2, 2004, Bob Inglis won election to the United States House. He defeated Brandon P. Brown (D) and C. Faye Walters (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Inglis 69.8% 188,795
     Democratic Brandon P. Brown 29% 78,376
     Green Party C. Faye Walters 1.2% 3,273
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 150
Total Votes 270,594

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim DeMint won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Peter J. Ashy (D) and c. Faye Walters (Natural Law) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim DeMint incumbent 69.5% 122,422
     Democratic Peter J. Ashy 29.2% 51,462
     Natural Law C. Faye Walters 1.2% 2,176
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 184
Total Votes 176,244

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim DeMint won re-election to the United States House. He defeated April Bishop (L), Peter J. Ashy (United Citizens), Ted Adams (Constitution) and C. Faye Walters (Natural Law) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim DeMint incumbent 80.5% 150,436
     Libertarian April Bishop 6.8% 12,757
     United Citizens Peter J. Ashy 2.2% 4,077
     Constitution Ted Adams 8.8% 16,532
     Natural Law C. Faye Walters 1.4% 2,640
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 476
Total Votes 186,918

Redistricting

2010-2011

[[FFile:SC Congressional District 4 2000-2010.jpg|thumb|300px|This is the 4th 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, 7th congressional district. [9]

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