South Carolina elections, 2014
|On the 2014 ballot|
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- South Carolina will hold a special election for the U.S. Senate in 2014. The seat will be a two-year term. The general election date will be on November 4, 2014, where a six-year term will also be up for election for the seat currently held by Lindsey Graham (R).
- The special election will be held to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Senator Jim DeMint (R).
- On December 17, 2012, The Associated Press revealed that Tim Scott had been chosen by Gov. Nikki Haley to take over for DeMint after he leaves to become President of the Heritage Foundation in January 2013.
Elections by type
|Members of the U.S. House from South Carolina -- Partisan Breakdown|
|Party||As of August 2014||After the 2014 Election|
|Office||Incumbent||Assumed Office||Incumbent running?|
|Lieutenant Governor||John McGill
|Secretary of State||Mark Hammond
|Attorney General||Michael Alan Wilson
|Treasurer||Curtis Loftis, Jr.
|Comptroller General||Richard Eckstrom
|State Auditor||Richard Gilbert, Jr.||Appointed by Governor|
|Superintendent of Education||Mick Zais
|Commissioner of Agriculture||Hugh Weathers
|Adjutant General||Robert E. Livingston, Jr.
Elections Performance Index
South Carolina ranked 40th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. South Carolina received an overall score of 58%.