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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 (Party Candidates - All): April 1, 2024
Filing Deadline (Independents): July 15, 2024
Primary: June 11, 2024
Primary Runoff: June 25, 2024
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on June 25, 2024


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
[ Henry McMaster (R)* - Term-Limited in 2026. ]
Pamela Evette (R) - Lt Governor, Businesswoman & Accountant
Shane Massey (R) - State Senate Majority Leader & Attorney
Katrina Shealy (R) - Ex-State Sen. & Insurance Consultant
John Warren (R) - Businessman, Iraq War Veteran & '18 Candidate
Alan Wilson (R) - Attorney General & Iraq War Veteran

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2026.

Jim Hodges

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Pamela Evette (R)*

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Mark Hammond (R)* - (Campaign Site)

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

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

Mark Sanford - 2006

COMPTROLLER GENERAL:
Brian Gains (D)*

STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION:
Ellen Weaver (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 Election in 2026.
Ethan Clay Holliman (R)

Ralph Norman (R) - Congressman

Davis - Libertarian

Tim Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2028.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Nancy Mace (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Michael Moore (D) - Corporate Diversity Officer & Museum Founder

District 2:
Joe Wilson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
David Robinson II (D) - Nonprofit Founder, Army Veteran & Ex-Truck Driver

Lindsey Graham

District 3:
[ Jeff Duncan (R)* - Retiring in 2024. ]
Sheri Biggs (R) - Nurse Practioner & Air National Guard Lt Colonel

Byron Best (D) - Paint Store Manager & Ex-Restaurant Manager
Mike Bedenbaugh (A) - Ex-Prosperity Town Councilman, Nonprofit Executive & Preservationist

District 4:
William Timmons (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Kathryn Harvey (D) - Spartanberg County Democratic Chair & Marketing Consultant

Mark Hackett (C) - '20 Nominee
Dennis Gillan (I) - Suicide Prevention Trainer, Nonprofit Executive & Keynote Speaker

Liz Patterson

District 5 :
Ralph Norman (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Evangeline Hundley (D) - Realtor & '22 Nominee
Elizabeth Tedder (WI)

District 6:
Jim Clyburn (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Duke Buckner (R) - Ex-Walterboro Councilman, Attorney, '22 Nominee & '20 US Sen Candidate
Joe Oddo (A) - Merger/Acquisitions Consultant, Writer & Frequent Candidate
Michael Simpson (L)
Gregg "Marcel" Dixon (UC) - Teacher, Racial Justice Reparations Activist & '22 Candidate

District 7:
Russell Fry (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mal Hyman (D) - College Professor & '16/'18 Candidate



STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Jim DeMint - 1998

Alliance Party of South Carolina (A)
Constitution Party of South Carolina (C)
South Carolina Democratic Party (D)
South Carolina Green Party (G)
South Carolina Labor Party (LAB)
Libertarian Party of South Carolina (L)
South Carolina Republican Party (R)
United Citizens Party (UC)
South Carolina Working Families Party (WF)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)


Bryan Dorn

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

South Carolina Election Commission


STATE NEWS SOURCES:

SC Republican Party

Aiken Standard
Anderson Independent-Mail
Beaufort Gazette
Carolina Panorama (African-American)
Charleston City Paper (Alternative)
Charleston El Informador (Spanish)
Charleston Mercury
Charleston Post & Courier
Chester News & Reporter
The State (Columbia)
FitsNews.com (Conservative)
Florence Morning News
Greenville Business Magazine
Greenville News
Greenwood Index-Journal
Hartsville Messenger
Hilton Head Island Packet
Kingstree News
Lancaster News
Lexington County Chronicle
Millenium Magazine (African-American)
The Minority Eye (African-American & Hispanic)
Myrtle Beach Sun-News
Nuestro Estado (Spanish)
Orangeburg Times and Democrat
Pawley's Island Coastal Observer
Q Notes Carolinas (LGBT)
Seneca Daily Journal
South Carolina Daily Gazette
Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Statehouse Report
Sumter Item

South Carolina ETV (PBS)
WCBD TV-2 (NBC - Charleston)
WCIV TV-4 (ABC - Charleston)
WCSC TV-5 (CBS - Charleston)
WTAT TV-24 (FOX - Charleston)
WIS TV-10 (NBC - Columbia)
WLTX TV-19 (CBS - Columbia)
WOLO TV-25 (ABC - Columbia)
WACH TV-57 (FOX - Columbia)
WKTC TV-63 (Telemundo - Columbia)
WPDE TV-15 (ABC - Florence/Myrtle Beach)
South Carolina Public Radio (NPR)

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