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Revision as of 09:51, 13 January 2014



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2014 U.S. Senate Elections in South Carolina

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Lindsey Graham Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Lindsey Graham Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


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2014 U.S. House Elections

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Voters in South Carolina will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 30, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: South Carolina has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary. In the primary runoffs, however, voters must vote in the same party whose primary they voted in.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: South Carolina elections, 2014

Incumbent: The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by Lindsey Graham (R). Graham was first elected in 2002.

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Republicans

Republican Party Sen. Lindsey Graham - incumbent

Republican Party Nancy Mace-Charleston businesswoman and first woman graduate from the Citadel[3]

Republican Party Lee Bright-State Senator[4]

Republican Party Richard Cash-Businessman[4]

Democratic

Democratic Party Jay Stamper[5]

Race background

Primary vulnerability

Graham was named by National Journal as one of the top five incumbent senators at risk of losing his or her primary election. Four of the five most vulnerable senators were Republican.[6]

Campaign contributions

Lindsey Graham

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Graham's reports.[7]

Lindsey Graham (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$4,412,522.84$1,173,386.93$(203,139.28)$5,382,770.49
July Quarterly[9]July 13, 2013$5,382,770.49$1,406,955.71$(479,739.23)$6,309,986.97
October Quarterly[10]October 14, 2013$6,309,986.97$1,176,424.79$(533,899.82)$69,525,101.94
Year-End[11]January 31, 2014$6,952,511$1,312,688$(625,854)$7,639,346
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$7,639,346.38$873,177.74$(1,657,878.19)$6,854,645.93
July Quarterly[13]September 27, 2014$3,713,188.55$372,354.22$(1,374,368.18)$2,711,134.59
Running totals
$6,314,987.39$(4,874,878.7)

Election history

2010

On November 2, 2010, DeMint won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Alvin M. Greene and Tom Clements in the general election.[14]

U.S. Senate, South Carolina General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim DeMint Incumbent 62.5% 810,771
     Democratic Alvin M. Greene 28.1% 364,598
     Green Tom Clements 9.4% 121,472
Total Votes 1,296,841

2008

On November 4, 2008, Graham won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Bob Conley in the general election.[15]

U.S. Senate, South Carolina General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLindsey Graham Incumbent 57.7% 1,076,534
     Democratic Bob Conley 42.3% 790,621
Total Votes 1,867,155

See also

External links

References