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Revision as of 16:13, 10 January 2014



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South Carolina Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

South Carolina State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
GovernorLt. GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Comptroller, Superintendent of Education, Commissioner of Agriculture, Adjutant General

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five down ballot state executive positions are up for election in the state of South Carolina in 2014. The general election will be held 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.[1][2][3]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Treasurer Curtis Loftis, Jr.
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2011 Yes
Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom
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2002 Undeclared
Superintendent of Education Mick Zais
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2011 No
Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers
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2005 Yes
Adjutant General Robert E. Livingston, Jr.
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2011 Yes

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 30 Primary and convention filing deadline[4]
June 10 Primary election
August 15 Filing deadline for petition and nonpartisan candidates
November 4 General election

Treasurer

Current incumbent

Republican Party Curtis Loftis, Jr.

Duties

The treasurer is the chief banker of the state of South Carolina, responsible for the investment, cash management, and safekeeping of the state's general and restricted funds and assets of the state's retirement systems.[5]

The treasurer is a member of the following state boards and commissions:

  • State Budget & Control Board
  • South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission
  • State Board of Financial Institutions
  • South Carolina Tobacco Authority
  • South Carolina Education Authority

Comptroller

Current incumbent

Republican Party Richard Eckstrom

Duties

The mission of the Comptroller General's office is to "Serve the Legislature, Judiciary, Executive offices, state agencies, and the citizens of South Carolina by providing centralized payroll and vendor payment processing and centralized accounting and reporting of financial data in accordance with the statewide program budget structure mandated by the General Assembly and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)."[6]

The main duties of the office include:

  • supervising the state's spending
  • keeping the state's books
  • maintaining accounting controls over state agencies
  • processing all payrolls for state employees, vouchers for bills owed by the state and interdepartmental payments between state agencies

Superintendent

Current incumbent

Republican Party Mick Zais

Candidates

Duties

Agriculture Commissioner

Current incumbent

Republican Party Hugh Weathers

Duties

Adjutant General

Current incumbent

Republican Party Robert E. Livingston, Jr.

Duties

The Adjutant General serves as head of the Military Department of the state, and is in charge of the South Carolina Army and Air National Guard, Emergency Management Division, the State Guard, Youth Challenge, and AmeriCorps.

See also

References