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South Carolina State House elections, 2010

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South Carolina House of Representatives
Elections for the office of South Carolina's House of Representatives were held in South Carolina on November 2, 2010.

The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was March 30, 2010. The primary election day was June 8, 2010.

November 2 General Election Results

South Carolina House of Representatives
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 51 48
     Republican Party 73 75
     Vacancy - 1
Total 124 124


The following candidates won election on November 2, 2010:

  1. Alan Clemmons
  2. Andy Patrick
  3. Anne Thayer
  4. B.R. Skelton
  5. Bakari Sellers
  6. Bill Chumley
  7. Bill Crosby
  8. Bill Herbkersman
  9. Bill Hixon
  10. Bill Sandifer, III
  11. Bill Whitmire
  12. Bobby Harrell Jr.
  13. Boyd Brown
  14. Brian White (South Carolina)
  15. Bruce Bannister
  16. C. David Umphlett, Jr.
  17. Carl Anderson
  18. Cathy Harvin
  19. Chandra Dillard
  20. Chip Huggins
  21. Chris Murphy (South Carolina)
  22. Christopher Hart
  23. Curtis Brantley
  24. Dan Hamilton
  25. Daniel Cooper
  26. Davey Hiott
  27. David Mack
  28. David Tribble Jr
  29. Deborah Long
  30. Dennis Moss
  31. Denny Neilson
  32. Derham Cole, Jr.
  33. Don Bowen
  34. Doug Brannon
  35. Dwight Loftis
  36. Eddie Tallon
  37. Elizabeth Munnerlyn
  38. Eric Bedingfield
  39. Eric Bikas
  40. Francis Delleney, Jr.
  41. Garry Smith, South Carolina Representative
  42. Gary Simrill
  43. George Hearn
  44. George Smith, Jr.
  45. Gilda Cobb-Hunter
  46. Grady Brown
  47. Harold Mitchell, Jr.
  48. Harry Limehouse
  49. Harry Ott, Jr.
  50. J. David Weeks
  51. Jackie Hayes
  52. Jackson Whipper
  53. James Battle, Jr.
  54. James Harrison
  55. James Lucas
  56. James Merrill
  57. James Neal
  58. James Rutherford
  59. James Smith, Jr.
  60. James Smith (South Carolina)
  61. Jenny Horne
  62. Jerry Govan, Jr.
  63. Jimmy Bales
  64. Joan Brady
  65. John King (South Carolina)
  66. Joseph Daning
  67. Joseph Jefferson, Jr.
  68. Joseph McEachern
  69. Joseph Neal
  70. Julia Parks
  71. Karl Allen
  72. Kenneth Bingham
  73. Kenneth Hodges
  74. Kevin Ryan (South Carolina House of Representatives)
  75. Kristopher Crawford
  76. Laurie Funderburk
  77. Lawrence Kit Spires
  78. Leon Howard
  79. Leonidas Stavrinakis
  80. Lester Branham, Jr.
  81. Lewis Pinson
  82. Liston Barfield
  83. Lonnie Hosey
  84. Marion Frye
  85. Mark Willis
  86. McLain Toole
  87. Merita Ann Allison
  88. Mia McLeod
  89. Michael Anthony
  90. Michael Gambrell
  91. Michael Pitts
  92. Mike Forrester
  93. Mike Sottile
  94. Nathan Ballentine
  95. Nelson Hardwick
  96. Patsy Knight
  97. Paul Agnew
  98. Peter McCoy
  99. Phillip Lowe
  100. Phillip Owens
  101. Ralph W. Norman
  102. Rick Quinn
  103. Robert Brown, South Carolina Representative
  104. Robert Williams, South Carolina Representative
  105. Ronnie Sabb
  106. Shannon Erickson
  107. Steve Moss (South Carolina)
  108. Steve Parker
  109. Ted Vick
  110. Terry Alexander
  111. Thad Viers
  112. Todd Atwater
  113. Tom Corbin
  114. Tom Young
  115. Tommy Pope
  116. Tommy Stringer
  117. Tracy Edge
  118. Walton McLeod
  119. Wendell Gilliard
  120. Wendy Nanney
  121. William Bowers
  122. William Clyburn, Sr.
  123. William Taylor

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 2 election, Republicans were the majority party in the South Carolina House of Representatives:


Party As of September 2014
     Democratic Party 46
     Republican Party 78
Total 124


Campaign contributions

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state house in South Carolina in past years and the cumulative amount of dollars raised in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2008 231 $8,365,255
2006 213 $7,658,515
2004 198 $4,940,969
2002 228 $5,440,606

Incumbency

Unopposed incumbents

2010 state legislative elections analyzed using a Competitiveness Index

50 incumbents (44%) face no competition in the November 2 general election and are thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, guaranteed re-election in November.

  • 22 Democratic incumbents face no November challenger.
  • 28 GOP incumbents face no November challenger.

Primary challenges

Only 5 incumbents faced competition in the June 8 primary. Five incumbents lost to their challengers. All of the five incumbents who were defeated in the primary were Republicans: Harry Cato, Keith Kelly , Joey Millwood, James Stewart, Jr. and Richard Chalk, Jr. lost to challengers Tom Corbin, Bill Chumley, Doug Brannon, William Taylor, and Andy Patrick, respectively.

Retiring incumbents

Eleven incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 114 incumbents (91%) ran for re-election. Of the 11 incumbents who are not running for re-election, 2 are Democrats and 9 are Republican.

Incumbents who are retiring are:

List of candidates

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District 1

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Bill Whitmire Approveda Incumbent Bill Whitmire has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bill Whitmire 7,925 Green check mark transparent.png

District 2

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Bill Sandifer, III: 3,162 Approveda Incumbent Bill Sandifer, III has served in the South Carolina House since 1995.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bill Sandifer, III 8,882 Green check mark transparent.png

District 3

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • B.R. Skelton Approveda Incumbent B.R. Skelton has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party B.R. Skelton 5,125 Green check mark transparent.png

District 4

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Davey Hiott Approveda Incumbent Davey Hiott has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Davey Hiott 8,355 Green check mark transparent.png

District 5

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Phillip Owens Approveda Incumbent Phil Owens has served in the South Carolina House since 2002.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Phillip Owens 7,835 Green check mark transparent.png

District 6

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Brian White Approveda Incumbent Brian White has served in the South Carolina House since 2001.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Brian White 7,963 Green check mark transparent.png

District 7

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Michael Gambrell Approveda Incumbent Michael Gambrell has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Michael Gambrell 6,216 Green check mark transparent.png

District 8

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Don Bowen Approveda Incumbent Don Bowen has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.
Libertarian Party Michael Carmany (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Tom Dobbins 4,456
Republican Party Don Bowen 5,242 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Michael Carmany 191

District 9

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:


Libertarian Party Doug Taylor (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Anne Thayer 6,139 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Doug Taylor 1,329

District 10

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Daniel Cooper: 2,882 Approveda Incumbent Daniel Cooper has served in the South Carolina House since 1991.
Constitution PartyDave Ballard (C)

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Daniel Cooper 8,281 Green check mark transparent.png
Constitution Party Dave Ballard 1,607

District 11

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Paul Agnew Approveda Incumbent Paul Agnew has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Paul Agnew 6,857 Green check mark transparent.png

District 12

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Julia Parks Approveda Incumbent Julia Parks has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Julia Parks 4,652 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jennings G McAbee 4,086

District 13

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Lewis Pinson: 2,536 Approveda Incumbent Pinson has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Michael K Gaskin 3,593
Republican Party Lewis Pinson 7,347 Green check mark transparent.png

District 14

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Michael Pitts Approveda Incumbent Michael Pitts has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.
Libertarian Party Dan Curry (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Michael Pitts 7,134 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Dan Curry 895

District 15

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party David Tribble Jr 5,573 Green check mark transparent.png
  • Incumbent Jeffrey Duncan (R) will be not be seeking re-election in 2010.

District 16

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Mark Willis Approveda Incumbent Mark Willis has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mark Willis 6,208 Green check mark transparent.png

District 17

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Harry Cato: 1,818 Incumbent Harry Cato has served in the South Carolina House since 1991.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Stephen Salter 2,006
Republican Party Tom Corbin 8,817 Green check mark transparent.png

District 18

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Tommy Stringer Approveda Incumbent Tommy Stringer has served in the South Carolina House since 2006.
Libertarian Party Steven Edwards (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Tommy Stringer 9,226 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Steven Edwards 1,322

District 19

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Dwight Loftis Approveda Incumbent Dwight Lofits has served in the South Carolina House since 1996.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Dwight Loftis 6,467 Green check mark transparent.png

District 20

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Dan Hamilton Approveda Incumbent Dan Hamilton has served in the South Carolina House since 1996.
Libertarian Party Jason Macias (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Dan Hamilton 9,596 Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Jason Macias 1,271

District 21

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrats filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • William Wylie Approveda Incumbent William Wylie has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Representative William Wylie died in September 2010. District 21's seat will be filled by special election on 12/14/2010. [2]

District 22

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Wendy Nanney Approveda Incumbent Wendy Nanney has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joe Waters 3,525
Republican Party Wendy Nanney 6,808 Green check mark transparent.png

District 23

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Chandra Dillard Approveda Incumbent Chandra Dillard has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Chandra Dillard 4,634 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tom Kolarik 1,755

District 24

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Bruce Bannister Approveda Incumbent Bruce Bannister has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.
Green Party D.C. Swinton (G)

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party, Green Party D.C. Swinton 3,390
Republican Party Bruce BannisterGreen check mark transparent.png 10,396

District 25

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Karl Allen Approveda Incumbent Karl Allen has served in the South Carolina House since 2001.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Karl AllenGreen check mark transparent.png

District 26

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:


  • Incumbent Rex Rice (R) will be not be seeking re-election in 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Judy Gilstrap
Republican Party Eric BikasGreen check mark transparent.png

District 27

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Garry Smith Approveda Incumbent Garry Smith has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.
Libertarian Party Laird Minor (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Garry SmithGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Laird Minor

District 28

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Eric Bedingfield Approveda Incumbent Eric Bedingfield has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ines Alvarez
Republican Party Eric BedingfieldGreen check mark transparent.png

District 29

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Dennis Moss Approveda Incumbent Dennis Moss has served in the South Carolina House since 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Dennis MossGreen check mark transparent.png

District 30

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Steve Moss Approveda Incumbent Steve Moss has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Steve MossGreen check mark transparent.png

District 31

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Harold Mitchell, Jr. Approveda Incumbent Harold Mitchell, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Harold Mitchell, Jr. Green check mark transparent.png

District 32

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Derham Cole, Jr. Approveda Incumbent Derham Cole, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Derham Cole, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 33

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Eddie TallonGreen check mark transparent.png

District 34

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Mike Forrester Approveda Incumbent Mike Forrester has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mike ForresterGreen check mark transparent.png

District 35

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Bill Chumley: 3,524 Approveda
  • Keith Kelly: 2,110 Incumbent Keith Kelly has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Tom Davies
Republican Party Bill ChumleyGreen check mark transparent.png

District 36

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Merita Ann AllisonGreen check mark transparent.png

District 37

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Steve Parker Approveda Incumbent Steve Parker has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.
Constitution Party Ralph Davenport (C)

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Delores Frazer
Republican Party Steve ParkerGreen check mark transparent.png
Constitution Party Ralph Davenport

District 38

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
Republican Party June 22nd GOP primary result:
Constitution Party Jerry H Blanton (C)

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Lewis
Republican Party Doug BrannonGreen check mark transparent.png
Constitution Party Jerry H Blanton

John Lewis (WFP)

District 39

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
Republican Party June 22nd GOP run-off result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Marion FryeGreen check mark transparent.png

District 40

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Walton McLeod Approveda Incumbent Walton McLeod has served in the South Carolina House since 1997.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Walton McLeodGreen check mark transparent.png

District 41

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Boyd Brown: 1,860 Advanced to Run-off Incumbent Boyd Brown has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.
Democratic Party June 22nd Democratic primary run-off result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Boyd BrownGreen check mark transparent.png

District 42

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Michael Anthony Approveda Incumbent Michael Anthony has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Michael Anthony Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Randall English

District 43

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Francis Delleney, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 44

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • James Neal Approveda Incumbent James Neal has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James NealGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Rob McCoy

District 45

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Deborah Long Approveda Incumbent Deborah Long has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mary Bernsdorff
Republican Party Deborah LongGreen check mark transparent.png

District 46

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Gary Simrill Approveda Incumbent Gary Simrill has served in the South Carolina House since 1993.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Holly Ann Cooper
Republican Party Gary SimrillGreen check mark transparent.png

District 47

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Herbert Kirsh Approveda Incumbent Herbert Kirsh has served in the South Carolina House since 1978.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Herbert Kirsh
Republican Party Tommy PopeGreen check mark transparent.png

District 48

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Ralph W. Norman Approveda Incumbent Ralph W. Norman has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.
Libertarian Party Stan Smith (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Ralph W. NormanGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Stan Smith

District 49

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • John King Approveda Incumbent John King has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John KingGreen check mark transparent.png

District 50

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Grady Brown: 3,050 Approveda Incumbent Grady Brown has served in the South Carolina House since 1985.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Grady BrownGreen check mark transparent.png

District 51

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • J. David Weeks Approveda Incumbent J. David Weeks has served in the South Carolina House since 2001.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party J. David WeeksGreen check mark transparent.png

District 52

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Laurie Funderburk Approveda Incumbent Laurie Funderburk has served in the South Carolina House since 2004.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Laurie FunderburkGreen check mark transparent.png

District 53

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Ted Vick Approveda Incumbent Ted Vick has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ted VickGreen check mark transparent.png

District 54

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.


November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Elizabeth MunnerlynGreen check mark transparent.png

District 55

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Jackie Hayes: 4,159 Approveda Incumbent Jackie Hayes has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jackie HayesGreen check mark transparent.png

District 56

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Denny Neilson Approveda Incumbent Denny Neilson has served in the South Carolina House since 1984.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Denny NeilsonGreen check mark transparent.png

District 57

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • James Battle, Jr. Approveda Incumbent James Battle, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 1997.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Battle, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 58

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Liston Barfield Approveda Incumbent Liston Barfield has served in the South Carolina House since 1997.
Libertarian Party James Robinson (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Butch Johnson
Republican Party Liston Barfield Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party James Robinson

District 59

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Terry Alexander Approveda Incumbent Terry Alexander has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Terry AlexanderGreen check mark transparent.png

District 60

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Phillip Lowe Approveda Incumbent Phillip Lowe has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Benny Webb
Republican Party Phillip LoweGreen check mark transparent.png

District 61

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Lester Branham, Jr.: 779 Approveda Incumbent Lester Branham, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lester Branham, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 62

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Robert Williams: 1,788 Approveda Incumbent Robert Williams has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert WilliamsGreen check mark transparent.png

District 63

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Kristopher Crawford Approveda Incumbent Kristopher Crawford has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sheila Gallagher
Republican Party Kristopher CrawfordGreen check mark transparent.png

District 64

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Cathy Harvin Approveda Incumbent Cathy Harvin has served in the South Carolina House since 2006.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Cathy HarvinGreen check mark transparent.png

District 65

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • James Lucas Approveda Incumbent James Lucas has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party James LucasGreen check mark transparent.png

District 66

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Gilda Cobb-Hunter Approveda Incumbent Gilda Cobb-Hunter has served in the South Carolina House since 1992.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Gilda Cobb-HunterGreen check mark transparent.png

District 67

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • George Smith, Jr. Approveda Incumbent George Smith, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 2001.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party George Smith, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 68

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Thad Viers: 2,418 Approveda Incumbent Thad Viers has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Thad ViersGreen check mark transparent.png

District 69

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:


Note: Although Quinn received less than 50% in the primary (48.95%), the District 69 Republican race was not decided in a run-off because the State Election Commission declared him the winner after receiving withdrawal letters from his four Republican opponents.[3]

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jan Steensen Crangle
Republican Party Rick QuinnGreen check mark transparent.png

District 70

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Joseph Neal Approveda Incumbent Joseph Neal has served in the South Carolina House since 1993.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joseph NealGreen check mark transparent.png

District 71

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Nathan Ballentine Approveda Incumbent Nathan Ballentine has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Nathan BallentineGreen check mark transparent.png

District 72

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • James Smith, Jr. Approveda Incumbent James Smith, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 1997.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Smith, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 73

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Christopher Hart Approveda Incumbent Christopher Hart has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Christopher HartGreen check mark transparent.png

District 74

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • James Rutherford Approveda Incumbent James Rutherford has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.


November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James RutherfordGreen check mark transparent.png
Constitution Party Christopher Jones

District 75

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party James HarrisonGreen check mark transparent.png

District 76

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Leon Howard Approveda Incumbent Leon Howard has served in the South Carolina House since 1995.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.
Libertarian Party Victor Kocher (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Leon Howard Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Victor Kocher

District 77

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Joseph McEachern Approveda Incumbent Joseph McEachern has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joseph McEachernGreen check mark transparent.png

District 78

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Joan Brady Approveda Incumbent Joan Brady has served in the South Carolina House since 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Paige George
Republican Party Joan BradyGreen check mark transparent.png

District 79

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Note: Incumbent Anton Gunn resigned from his seat in August 2010 to take a position with the Obama Administration.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mia Butler Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Sheri Few

District 80

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Jimmy Bales: 1,840 Approveda Incumbent Jimmy Bales has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jimmy BalesGreen check mark transparent.png

District 81

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Tom Young Approveda Incumbent Tom Young has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Tom YoungGreen check mark transparent.png

District 82

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • William Clyburn, Sr. Approveda Incumbent William Clyburn, Sr. has served in the South Carolina House since 1995.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party William Clyburn, Sr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 83

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:


  • Incumbent Don Smith (R) will not be seeking re-election in 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bill HixonGreen check mark transparent.png

District 84

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • James Smith: 1,818 Approveda Incumbent James Smith has served in the South Carolina House since 1988.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party James SmithGreen check mark transparent.png

District 85

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Chip Huggins Approveda Incumbent Chip Huggins has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Nelson
Republican Party Chip HugginsGreen check mark transparent.png

District 86

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • James Stewart, Jr.: 1,805 Incumbent James Stewart, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party William TaylorGreen check mark transparent.png

District 87

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:


  • Incumbent Nikki Haley (R) did not seek reelection but instead running for governor.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Pete Oliver
Republican Party Todd AtwaterGreen check mark transparent.png

District 88

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • McLain Toole Approveda Incumbent McLain Toole has served in the South Carolina House since 2002.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party McLain TooleGreen check mark transparent.png

District 89

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Kenneth Bingham Approveda Incumbent Kenneth Bingham has served in the South Carolina House since 2001.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Kenneth BinghamGreen check mark transparent.png

District 90

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Bakari Sellers Approveda Incumbent Bakari has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bakari SellersGreen check mark transparent.png

District 91

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Lonnie Hosey Approveda Incumbent Lonnie Hosey has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lonnie HoseyGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ben Kinlaw

District 92

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Joseph Daning Approveda Incumbent Joseph Daning has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Joseph DaningGreen check mark transparent.png

District 93

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Harry Ott, Jr. Approveda Incumbent Harry Ott, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 1999.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Harry Ott, Jr. Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Charles Stoudemire

District 94

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Jenny Horne Approveda Incumbent Jenny Horne has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jenny HorneGreen check mark transparent.png

District 95

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Jerry Govan, Jr.: 2,757 Approveda Incumbent Jerry Govan, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 1992.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jerry Govan, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 96

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Lawrence Kit Spires Approveda Incumbent Lawrence Kit Spires has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Lawrence Kit SpiresGreen check mark transparent.png

District 97

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Patsy Knight Approveda Incumbent Patsy Knight has served in the South Carolina House since 2006.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Patsy KnightGreen check mark transparent.png

District 98

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Incumbent Annette Young (R) will not be seeking re-election in 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Christine Jackson
Republican Party Chris MurphyGreen check mark transparent.png

District 99

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • James Merrill Approveda Incumbent James Merrill has served in the South Carolina House since 2001.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party James MerrillGreen check mark transparent.png

District 100

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • C. David Umphlett, Jr. Approveda Incumbent C. David Umphlett, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party C. David Umphlett, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 101

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ronnie SabbGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Barbara Mishoe

District 102

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Joseph Jefferson, Jr. Approveda Incumbent Joseph Jefferson, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joseph Jefferson, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Joseph J. Caplinger, Jr.

District 103

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Carl Anderson: 1,848 Approveda Incumbent Carl Anderson has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Carl AndersonGreen check mark transparent.png

District 104

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Tracy Edge Approveda Incumbent Tracy Edge has served in the South Carolina House since 1996.
Constitution Party Patricia Matthews (C)

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Charles Randall
Republican Party Tracy EdgeGreen check mark transparent.png
Constitution Party Patricia Matthews

District 105

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • George Hearn Approveda Incumbent George Hearn has served in the South Carolina House since 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican PartyGeorge HearnGreen check mark transparent.png

District 106

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Nelson Hardwick: 2,519 Approveda Incumbent Nelson Hardwick has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Nelson HardwickGreen check mark transparent.png

District 107

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Alan Clemmons Approveda Incumbent Alan Clemmons has served in the South Carolina House since 2003.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Alan ClemmonsGreen check mark transparent.png

District 108

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Vida Miller Approveda Incumbent Vida Miller has served in the South Carolina House since 1997.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Vida Miller
Republican Party Kevin RyanGreen check mark transparent.png

District 109

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • David Mack Approveda Incumbent David Mack has served in the South Carolina House since 1997.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party David MackGreen check mark transparent.png

District 110

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Harry Limehouse Approveda Incumbent Harry Limehouse has served in the South Carolina House since 1995.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Harry LimehouseGreen check mark transparent.png

District 111

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Wendell Gilliard Approveda Incumbent Wendell Gilliard has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Wendell GilliardGreen check mark transparent.png

District 112

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Mike Sottile: 3,047 Approveda Incumbent Mike Sottile has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.
Libertarian Party Aaron Stransky (L)

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mike SottileGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Aaron Stransky

District 113

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Jackson Whipper Approveda Incumbent Jackson Whipper has served in the South Carolina House since 1996.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jackson WhipperGreen check mark transparent.png

District 114

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Bobby Harrell, Jr. Approveda Incumbent Bobby Harrell, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 1992.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bobby Harrell, Jr.Green check mark transparent.png

District 115

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Anne Peterson Hutto Approveda Incumbent Anne Peterson Hutto has served in the South Carolina House since 2009.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
Green Party Eugene Platt (G)

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Anne Peterson Hutto
Republican Party Peter McCoyGreen check mark transparent.png
Green Party Eugene Platt

District 116

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Robert Brown: 1,593 Approveda Incumbent Robert Brown has served in the South Carolina House since 2001.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert BrownGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Sean Pike

District 117

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
Republican Party June 22nd GOP primary run-off result:

Note: Incumbent Timothy Scott will not be running for re-election in 2010. November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bill CrosbyGreen check mark transparent.png

District 118

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Bill Herbkersman Approveda Incumbent Bill Herbkersman has served in the South Carolina House since 2002.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bill HerbkersmanGreen check mark transparent.png

District 119

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Leonidas Stavrinakis Approveda Incumbent Leonidas Stavrinakis has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Leonidas StavrinakisGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Lee Edwards

District 120

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • William Bowers Approveda Incumbent William Bowers has served in the South Carolina House since 1997.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party William BowersGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Dan Lawrence

District 121

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Kenneth Hodges: 1,071 Approveda Incumbent Kenneth Hodges has served in the South Carolina House since 2005.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kenneth HodgesGreen check mark transparent.png

District 122

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
  • Curtis Brantley: 3,069 Approveda Incumbent Curtis Brantley has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
No Republican running for election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Curtis BrantleyGreen check mark transparent.png

District 123

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary run-off result:
  • Richard Chalk, Jr.: 1,925 Advanced to Run-off Incumbent Richard Chalk, Jr. has served in the South Carolina House since 2004.
Republican Party June 22nd GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Andy PatrickGreen check mark transparent.png

District 124

Democratic Party June 8th Democratic primary result:
No Democrat running for election.
Republican Party June 8th GOP primary result:
  • Shannon Erickson Approveda Incumbent Shannon Erickson has served in the South Carolina House since 2007.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Shannon EricksonGreen check mark transparent.png

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