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South Carolina's 7th Congressional District

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South Carolina's 7th congressional district
Current incumbentTom Rice Republican Party
Population667,752
Gender48% Male, 52% Female
Race65.4% White, 29.6% Black, 1% Asian
Ethnicity3.9% Hispanic
Unemployment13%
Median household income$36,940
High school graduation rate83.2%
College graduation rate19.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 7th Congressional District of South Carolina is a new congressional district that was added during the redistricting process, based on updated 2010 census data.

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.[1][2] South Carolina has not had a 7th Congressional District since 1932.

The current representative of the 7th congressional district is Tom Rice (R).

Elections

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.[3]

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"

Redistricting

2010-2011

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. [4]

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