South Carolina's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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South Carolina's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Mick Mulvaney Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 5th 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 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.[3][4][5]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by May 10, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 4, 2014.[6]

See also: South Carolina elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Mick Mulvaney (R), who was first elected in 2010.

The 5th District is located in northern South Carolina along the border of North Carolina. The district includes Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Fairfield, Newberry, Union, Chester, Lancaster,York, Cherokee and Union counties.[7]

Candidates

General election candidates

Campaign contributions

Mick Mulvaney

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Mulvaney's reports.[9]

Mick Mulvaney (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2013$171,682.05$71,012.17$(119,012.56)$123,681.66
July Quarterly[11]July 12, 2013$123,681.66$144,033.85$(87,283.14)$180,432.37
October Quarterly[12]10/12/2013$180,432.37$133,395.00$(93,069.72)$220,757.65
Year-End[13]January 29, 2014$220,757$131,285$(129,703)$222,340
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2014$222,340.01$143,338.78$(55,255.65)$310,423.14
Running totals
$623,064.8$(484,324.07)

District history

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2012

The 5th Congressional District of South Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Mick Mulvaney won re-election in the district.[15]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Joyce Knott 44.4% 123,443
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMick Mulvaney Incumbent 55.5% 154,324
     N/A Write-In 0.1% 236
Total Votes 278,003
Source: South Carolina State Election Commission "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Mick Mulvaney won election to the United States House. He defeated incumbent John Spratt (D) in the general election.[16]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMick Mulvaney 55.2% 125,834
     Democratic John Spratt incumbent 44.8% 102,296
     N/A Write-in 0% 0
Total Votes 228,130

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