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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

November 4 Election Winner:
Tom Rice Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Tom Rice Republican Party

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

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.

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]

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.[6][7] South Carolina has not had a 7th Congressional District since 1932.


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District history


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.[9]

U.S. House, South Carolina District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Rice 55.5% 153,068
     Democratic Gloria Bromell Tinubu 44.4% 122,389
     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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