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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

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline (Major Parties): March , 2018
Filing Deadline (Independents): July , 2018
Filing Deadline (Other Parties): August , 2018
Primary: June , 2018
Primary Runoff: June , 2018
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)
 

This page was last updated on August 14, 2017


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Henry McMaster (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Kevin Bryant (R) - Lt. Governor & Ex-State Sen.

Tom Davis (R) - State Sen., Attorney & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide

Yancey McGill (R) - Ex-Lt. Governor, Ex-State Sen. & Ex-Democrat

Katrina Shealy (R) - State Sen., Insurance Consultant & Tea Party Activist
Joe Taylor (R) - Ex-State Commerce Secretary & Businessman

Catherine Templeton (R) - Ex-State Cabinet Member, Attorney & Manufacturing Consultant

Justin Bamberg (D) - State Rep. & Attorney
Bakari Sellers (D) - Ex-State Rep., Attorney & '14 Lt.Gov. Nominee
James Smith (D) - State Rep., Attorney & Afghan War Veteran

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Jim Hodges

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Kevin Bryant (R)* - Candidate for Governor in 2018. ]

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Mark Hammond (R)*
Joshua Putnam (R) - State Rep. & Landscape Supervisor

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

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Alan Wilson (R)* - (Campaign Site)

SC Republican Party

COMPTROLLER GENERAL:
Richard Eckstrom (R)*

STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION:
Molly Spearman (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Hugh Weathers (R)* - (Campaign Site)

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) - Next Electon in 2020.

Davis - Libertarian

Tim Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Mark Sanford (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Katie Arrington (R) - State Rep. & Defense Contractor Sales Executive

Larry Kobrovsky (R) - Charleston County GOP Chair, Attorney & '10 Candidate

Joe Cunningham (D) - Attorney & Ocean Engineer

District 2:
A.G. "Joe" Wilson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Sean Carrigan (D) - Real Estate Agent

Lindsey Graham

District 3:
Jeff Duncan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Hosea Cleveland (D) - Insurance Agency Owner, Civil Engineer, Army Veteran & '14/'16 Candidate
Mary Geren (D) - College Instructor & '16 State Rep. Nomnee

District 4:
Trey Gowdy (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Liz Patterson

District 5 :
Ralph Norman (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Archie Parnell (D) - Ex-Wall Street Executive, Attorney, Ex-Congressional Aide & '17 Nominee 

District 6:
Jim Clyburn (D)* - (House Asst. Minority Leader Site) - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
Tom Rice (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jon James (R) - Tea Party Activist & Blue Collar Worker
Johnny Ray (R)
John Ward (R) - Businessman & '16 State Rep. 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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