Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 2, 2010 South Carolina General Election

South Carolina

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US Senate
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Tom Clements - GI
Websiteclementsforsenate.com
Jim Demint - R
Alvin M. Greene - D
Websitewww.alvinmgreene.com
US House of Representatives
United States House Of Representatives District 1
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Keith Blandford - L
Websiteblandfordforcongress.com
Robert Dobbs - GI
Ben Frasier - D
M. E. "Mac" McCullough - UC
Tim Scott - R
Websitewww.scott.senate.gov
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Jimmy Wood - IDP
Websitejimmywoodforcongress.com
United States House Of Representatives District 2
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Marc Beaman - CON
Websitewww.beaman4congress.com
Eddie McCain - AMP
Websitewww.scfreedomnuts.com
Rob Miller - D
Websitewww.robmillerforcongress.com
Joe Wilson - R
Websitewww.joewilsonforcongress.com
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United States House Of Representatives District 3
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John Dalen - CON
Jeff Duncan - R
Websitewww.jeffduncan.com
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Jane Ballard Dyer - D
Websitewww.janedyerforcongress.com/
United States House Of Representatives District 4
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Paul Corden - D
Websitecordenforcongress.com/2010
Dave Edwards - CON
Websitewww.daveedwards4congress.com
Trey Gowdy - R
Websitewww.treygowdy.com
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Rick Mahler - L
Websitemahlerforcongress.com
C. Faye Walters - G
Websitewww.fayewalters.org
United States House Of Representatives District 5
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Mick Mulvaney - R
Websitewww.mulvaneyforcongress.com
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John Spratt, Jr. - D
Websitewww.johnsprattforcongress.com
Unites States House Of Representatives District 6
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James E. "Jim" Clyburn - D
Websiteclyburn.house.gov
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Nammu Y. Muhammad - GI
Websitewww.newmenu.org/nammumuhammad
Jim Pratt - R
Websitewww.jimprattforcongress.com
Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Governor
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Nikki Haley - R
Websitenikkihaley.com
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Vincent A. Sheheen - D
Websitevincentsheheen.com
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Morgan Bruce Reeves - UC
Websiteweb.archive.org/web/20100830084707/http://www.morganreevesforgovernor.com
Lieutenant Governor
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Ken Ard - R
Websitewww.ardforsc.com
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Ashley Cooper - D
Websitecooperforsc.com/splash.html
South Carolina Statewide Offices
Secretary Of State
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Mark Hammond - R
Marjorie L. Johnson - D
Websitewww.marjoriejohnson.net
State Treasurer
Curtis Loftis - R
Websitewww.treasurer.sc.gov
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Attorney General
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Leslie Minerd - GI
Websiteminerdforattorneygeneral.com
Alan Wilson - R
Websitewww.wilsonforag.com
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Matthew Richardson - D
Websiterichardsonforscag.com
Comptroller General
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Richard Eckstrom - R
Websitewww.cg.state.sc.us
Robert Barber - D
Websitewww.robertbarber2006.com/
State Superintendent Of Education
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Doretha A. Bull - GI
Websitewww.newmenu.org/dorethabull
Mick Zais - R
Websitewww.mickzais.com
Tim Moultrie - L
Websitewww.choosetim.org
Frank Holleman, III - D
Websitewww.hollemanforeducation.com
Tony Fayyazi - I
Websitewww.tonyfayyazi2010.com
Adjutant General
Bob Livingston - R
Websitewww.generallivingston.com
Commissioner Of Agriculture
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Hugh Weathers - R
Websitewww.hughweathers.com
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Tom E. Elliott - D
Websitewww.elliottforagriculture.com
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Amendment 1
Must Article I of the Constitution of this State, relating to the declaration of rights under the state's constitution, be amended by adding Section 25 so as to provide that hunting and fishing are valuable parts of the state's heritage, important for conservation, and a protected means of managing nonthreatened wildlife; to provide that the citizens of South Carolina shall have the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife traditionally pursued, subject to laws and regulations promoting sound wildlife conservation and management as prescribed by the General Assembly; and to specify that this section must not be construed to abrogate any private property rights, existing state laws or regulations, or the state's sovereignty over its natural resources?ExplanationA 'Yes' vote will make it a constitutional right for citizens to hunt and fish and will permit the State to legally provide for proper wildlife management and the protection of private property rights.
Amendment 2
Must Article II of the Constitution of this State, relating to the right of suffrage, be amended by adding Section 12 so as to provide that the fundamental right of an individual to vote by secret ballot is guaranteed for a designation, a selection, or an authorization for employee representation by a labor organization?ExplanationA 'Yes' vote will give employees the constitutional right to vote by secret ballot when they are voting on whether to be represented by a labor union.
Amendment 3
Must Section 36(A), Article III of the Constitution of this State be amended so as to increase from three to five percent in increments of one-half of one percent over four fiscal years the amount of state general fund revenue in the latest completed fiscal year required to be held in the General Reserve Fund?ExplanationA 'Yes' vote will increase the amount of money state government must keep in the General Reserve Fund (its "rainy day" fund) from 3% of the previous year's revenue to 5% of the previous year's revenue.
Amendment 4
Must Section 36(B), Article III of the Constitution of this State be amended so as to provide that monies from the Capital Reserve Fund first must be used, to the extent necessary, to fully replenish the applicable percentage amount in the General Reserve Fund?ExplanationA 'Yes' vote will require that the Capital Reserve Fund's first priority is to replenish the State's General Reserve Fund (its "rainy day" fund) instead of serving to offset midyear budget cuts at state agencies.
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