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SOUTH CAROLINA

Your complete directory of South Carolina candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

Ernest "Fritz" Hollings

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): March 30, 2014
Filing Deadline (Independents): July 16, 2014
Filing Deadline (Other Parties): August 2014
Primary: June 10, 2014
Primary Runoff: June 24, 2014

This page was last updated on October 28, 2014


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Nikki Haley (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Vincent Sheheen (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Attorney & '10 Nominee
Steve French (Libertarian) - Fryer Oil Recycling Business Owner
Morgan Reeves (United Citizens) - Land Clearing Contractor, Pastor, Ex-Pro Football Player & '10 Nominee
Tom Ervin (Independent) - Withdrew, but name remains on ballot.

Rhys Sage (Write-In) - Photographer

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

Jim Hodges

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Yancey McGill (D)* - Not a candidate in 2014. ]
Henry McMaster (R) - Ex-Attorney General, Ex-State GOP Chair, Ex-US Attorney & '10 Gov. Candidate
Bakari Sellers (D) - State Rep. & Attorney

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Mark Hammond (R)*
Ginny Deerin (D) - Non-Profit Group Consultant & Ex-Political Consultant

STATE TREASURER:
Curtis Loftis (R)* - (Campaign Site)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Alan Wilson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Parnell Diggs (D) - Attorney, Ex-President of State Federation of the Blind & '12 US Rep. Candidate

COMPTROLLER GENERAL:
Richard Eckstrom (R)*
Kyle Herbert (D) - Accountant

SC Republican Party

STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION:
[ Mick Zais (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Molly Spearman (R) - State Association of School Administrators Executive Director & Ex-State Rep.
Tom Thompson (D) - Educator & '10 Candidate
Ed Murray (American) - School Administrator, Teacher & Navy Veteran

ADJUTANT GENERAL:
Bob Livingston (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Hugh Weathers (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Emile DeFelice (American) - Street Market Owner, Farmer, Ex-Democrat & '06 Candidate
David Edmond (United Citizens) - Minister & Frequent Candidate

Tom Turnipseed - 1978


SOUTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

State Senate
( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Lindsey Graham (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Brad Hutto (D/WF) - State Sen. & Attorney
Victor Kocher (Libertarian) - State Party Chair, Pawn Shop Owner & Frequent Candidate
Thomas Ravenel (Independent) - Ex-State Treasurer, Businessman, Ex-Republican, Felon & '04 Candidate

Davis - Libertarian

SPECIAL ELECTION IN 2014:
Tim Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Joyce Dickerson (D) - Richland County Councilwoman & Retired Auditor
Jill Bossi (American) - American Red Cross VP, Banker & Businesswman


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Mark Sanford (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 2:
A.G. "Joe" Wilson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Phil Black (D) - Ex-Barnwell School Board Member, Retired Federal Employee, Ex-Republican & Frequent Candidate\
Harold Geddings III (Labor) - Construction Worker, Political Organizer & '12 Candidate

Lindsey Graham

District 3:
Jeff Duncan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Barbara Jo Mullis (D) - Retired Teacher

District 4:
Trey Gowdy (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Curtis McLaughlin (Libertarian) - Software Analyst

Liz Patterson

District 5:
Mick Mulvaney (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Adams (D/WF) - Fort Mill Town Councilman & Car Dealership Service Director

District 6:
Jim Clyburn (D)* - (House Asst. Minority Leader Site) - (Campaign Site)
Anthony Culler (R) - Ex-Bank Manager
Kevin Umbaugh (Libertarian) - Aircraft-Munitions Maintenance Chief & USAF Veteran

District 7:
Tom Rice (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Gloria Bromell Tinubu (D) - Ex-Georgia State Rep., Ex-College President & '12 Nominee


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Jim DeMint - 1998

American Party of South Carolina
Constitution Party of South Carolina
South Carolina Democratic Party
South Carolina Green Party
Libertarian Party of South Carolina
South Carolina Republican Party
South Carolina Working Families Party


Bryan Dorn

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

SCVotes.org


STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Mark Sanford - 2006

Aiken Standard
Anderson Independent-Mail
Beaufort Gazette
Carolina Morning News (Beaufort)
Charleston City Paper (Alternative)
Charleston Mercury
Charleston Post & Courier
Chester News & Reporter
Columbia Point (Alternative)
Columbia The State
FitsNews.com (Conservative)
Florence Morning News
Greenville News
Greenwood Index-Journal
Greenville Magazine
Hartsville Messenger
Hilton Head Island Packet
Kingstree News
Lancaster News
Lexington County Chronicle
Myrtle Beach Sun-News
Orangeburg Times and Democrat
Pawley's Island Coastal Observer
SCHeadlines.com
SCHotline.com
Seneca Daily Journal-Messenger
South Carolina's Information Highway
Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Statehouse Report
Sumter Item
Union Daily Times
WCBD TV-2 (NBC - Charleston)
WCIV TV-4 (ABC - Charleston)
WCSC TV-5 (CBS - Charleston)
WLTX TV-19 (CBS - Columbia)
WOLO TV-25 (ABC - Columbia)
WPDE TV-15 (ABC - Florence/Myrtle Beach)

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