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South Carolina's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

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South Carolina's 7th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Tom Rice 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 7th 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.[1][2][3]

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.[4]

See also: South Carolina elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Tom Rice (R), who was first elected in 2012.

South Carolina's 7th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Marlboro, Darlington, Florence, Dillion, Marion, Horry and Georgetown counties.[5][6] South Carolina has not had a 7th Congressional District since 1932.

Candidates

General election candidates

Campaign contributions

Tom Rice

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Rice's reports.[8]

Tom Rice (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 15, 2013$106,754.08$77,275.65$(86,564.65)$97,465.08
July Quarterly[10]July 12, 2013$97,465.08$308,028.33$(94,877.84)$301,615.57
October Quarterly[11]October 13, 2013$310,615.57$119,013.99$(87,954.24)$341,675.32
Year-End[12]January 30, 2014$341,675$68,730$(57,867)$352,538
April Quarterly[13]April 14, 2014$352,538.96$35,721.49$(91,344.85)$296,915.60
Running totals
$608,769.46$(418,608.58)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

The 7th Congressional District of South Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Republican Tom Rice won the election in the district.[14]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Gloria Bromell Tinubu 44.4% 122,389
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Rice 55.5% 153,068
     N/A Write-In 0.1% 281
Total Votes 275,738
Source: South Carolina State Election Commission "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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