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Date Type Results
Nov 06, 2018 General Election
 Henry McMaster(I)
921,342
53.96%
 James E. Smith, Jr.
784,182
45.92%
  Write-In (W)
2,045
0.12%
Jan 24, 2017 Appointment
 Henry McMaster
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
 Nikki Haley(I)
696,645
55.90%
 Vincent A. Sheheen
516,166
41.42%
 Steve French
15,438
1.24%
 Tom Ervin
11,496
0.92%
 Morgan Bruce Reeves
5,622
0.45%
  Write-In (W)
934
0.07%
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 Nikki Haley
690,525
51.37%
 Vincent A. Sheheen
630,534
46.91%
 Morgan Bruce Reeves
20,114
1.50%
  Others (W)
3,025
0.23%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 Mark Sanford(I)
601,868
55.12%
 Thomas "Tommy" Moore
489,076
44.79%
  Others (W)
1,008
0.09%
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 Mark Sanford
585,422
52.85%
 James H. "Jim" Hodges(I)
521,140
47.05%
  Others (W)
1,163
0.10%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 James H. "Jim" Hodges
570,070
53.23%
 David Beasley(I)
484,088
45.21%
 Timothy Moultrie
14,894
1.39%
  Others (W)
1,553
0.15%
 Bobby Eubanks
264
0.02%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 David Beasley
470,756
50.41%
 Nick Theodore
447,002
47.87%
 John R. Peeples
8,003
0.86%
 Wayne Griffin
5,875
0.63%
  Others (W)
1,537
0.16%
 Joseph P. Riley, Jr. (W)
557
0.06%
 Arthur Ravenel, Jr. (W)
120
0.01%
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 Carroll A. Campbell(I)
528,831
69.49%
 Theo Mitchell
212,048
27.86%
 John R. Peeples
17,263
2.27%
  Others (W)
2,877
0.38%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Carroll A. Campbell
384,565
51.02%
 Mike Daniel
361,328
47.94%
 William H. Griffin
4,211
0.56%
 Millard Smith
3,304
0.44%
  Others (W)
341
0.05%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Richard W. Riley(I)
468,787
69.78%
 William D. Workman, Jr.
202,806
30.19%
  Others (W)
184
0.03%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 Richard W. Riley
384,898
61.30%
 Edward L. Young
236,946
37.74%
 Judy Reynolds
5,338
0.85%
  Write-In (W)
478
0.08%
 Philip De Matteis (W)
223
0.04%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 James Burrow Edwards
266,109
50.68%
 W. J. Bryan Dorn
248,938
47.41%
 Penny Jennings
8,313
1.58%
  Others (W)
1,078
0.21%
 Charles D. Ravenel (W)
631
0.12%
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 John Carl West
250,551
51.68%
 Albert Watson
221,233
45.63%
 A. W. "Red" Bethea
9,758
2.01%
 Thomas D. Broadwater (W)
3,315
0.68%
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Robert Evander McNair(I)
255,854
58.16%
 Joseph O. Rogers, Jr.
184,088
41.84%
Apr 22, 1965 Appointment
 Robert Evander McNair
1
100.00%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Donald S. Russell
253,704
100.00%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings
77,714
100.00%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 George Bell Timmerman, Jr.
212,204
100.00%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 James F. Byrnes
50,663
100.00%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 J. Strom Thurmond
26,520
100.00%
Jan 02, 1945 Appointment
 Ransome Judson Williams
1
100.00%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 Olin Johnston
23,859
100.00%
Mar 02, 1942 Appointment
 Richard Manning Jeffries
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1941 Appointment
 Joseph Emile Harley
1
100.00%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 Burnet Rhett Maybank
49,009
99.43%
 Joseph A. Tolbert
283
0.57%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 Olin Johnston
23,177
100.00%
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 Ibra Charles Blackwood
17,790
100.00%
Nov 04, 1926 General Election
 John Gardiner Richards
16,589
100.00%
Nov 02, 1924 General Election
 Thomas Gordon McLeod(I)
53,545
100.00%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Thomas Gordon McLeod
34,065
100.00%
May 20, 1922 Appointment
 Wilson Godfrey Harvey
1
100.00%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Robert Archer Cooper(I)
58,050
100.00%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Robert Archer Cooper
25,267
100.00%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Richard Irvine Manning III(I)
60,396
100.00%
Jan 14, 1915 Appointment
 Charles Aurelius Smith
1
100.00%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Richard Irvine Manning III
34,606
99.76%
 R. B. Britton
83
0.24%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 Coleman L. Blease(I)
44,122
99.53%
 R. B. Britton
208
0.47%
Nov 04, 1910 General Election
 Coleman L. Blease
30,739
99.77%
 FNU Thompson
70
0.23%
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 Martin Frederick Ansel(I)
61,060
100.00%
Nov 06, 1906 General Election
 Martin Frederick Ansel
30,251
100.00%
Nov 07, 1904 General Election
 Duncan Clinch Heyward(I)
51,917
100.00%
Nov 04, 1902 General Election
 Duncan Clinch Heyward
31,817
100.00%
Nov 06, 1900 General Election
 Miles Benjamin McSweeney(I)
46,457
100.00%
Jun 02, 1899 Appointment
 Miles Benjamin McSweeney
1
100.00%
Nov 08, 1898 General Election
 William Haselden Ellerbe(I)
28,225
100.00%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 William Haselden Ellerbe
59,424
89.18%
 Sampson Pope
4,432
6.65%
 R. M. Wallace
2,780
4.17%
Nov 06, 1894 General Election
 John Gary Evans
39,507
69.57%
 Sampson Pope
17,278
30.43%
Nov 09, 1892 General Election
 Benjamin R. "Pitchfork" Tillman(I)
56,673
100.00%
Nov 04, 1890 General Election
 Benjamin R. "Pitchfork" Tillman
59,159
79.96%
 A. C. Haskell
14,828
20.04%
Nov 06, 1888 General Election
 John Peter Richardson, Jr.(I)
58,730
100.00%
Nov 02, 1886 General Election
 John Peter Richardson, Jr.
33,114
100.00%
Jul 10, 1886 Appointment
 John Calhoun Sheppard
1
100.00%
Nov 04, 1884 General Election
 Hugh Smith Thompson(I)
67,895
100.00%
Nov 07, 1882 General Election
 Hugh Smith Thompson
67,158
79.50%
 J. H. McLane
17,319
20.50%
Nov 02, 1880 General Election
 Johnson Hagood
117,432
96.41%
 L. W. R. Blair
4,277
3.51%
 Martin W. Gary
90
0.07%
Sep 01, 1880 Appointment
 Thomas Brothwell Jeter
1
100.00%
Feb 26, 1879 Appointment
 William Dunlap Simpson
1
100.00%
Nov 05, 1878 General Election
 Wade Hampton(I)
119,550
99.82%
  Write-In (W)
213
0.18%
Nov 03, 1876 General Election
 Wade Hampton
92,261
50.31%
 Daniel Henry Chamberlain(I)
91,127
49.69%
Nov 03, 1874 General Election
 Daniel Henry Chamberlain
80,403
53.88%
 John T. Green
68,818
46.12%
Oct 16, 1872 General Election
 Franklin J. Moses, Jr.
69,838
65.64%
 Reuben Tomlinson
36,553
34.36%
Oct 10, 1870 General Election
 Robert Kingston Scott(I)
85,071
62.27%
 R. B. Carpenter
51,537
37.73%
Jun 03, 1868 General Election
 Robert Kingston Scott
69,693
75.12%
 W. D. Porter
23,087
24.88%
Oct 18, 1865 General Election
 James Lawrence Orr
9,928
51.94%
 Wade Hampton
9,186
48.06%
Jun 30, 1865 Appointment
 Benjamin Franklin Perry
1
100.00%
Dec 14, 1860 General Election
 Francis Wilkinson Pickens
1
100.00%
Dec 10, 1858 General Election
 William Henry Gist
1
100.00%
Dec 09, 1856 General Election
 Robert Francis Withers Allston
1
100.00%
Dec 11, 1854 General Election
 John Hopkins Adams
1
100.00%
Dec 09, 1852 General Election
 John Lawrence Manning
1
100.00%
Dec 13, 1850 General Election
 John Hugh Means
1
100.00%
Dec 12, 1848 General Election
 Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook
1
100.00%
Dec 08, 1846 General Election
 David Johnson
1
100.00%
Dec 07, 1844 General Election
 William Aiken
1
100.00%
Dec 08, 1842 General Election
 James Henry Hammond
1
100.00%
Dec 09, 1840 General Election
 John Peter Richardson, Sr.
1
100.00%
Apr 17, 1840 Succession
 Barnabus Kelet Henagan
1
100.00%
Dec 07, 1838 General Election
 Patrick Noble
1
100.00%
Dec 10, 1836 General Election
 Pierce Mason Butler
1
100.00%
Dec 09, 1834 General Election
 George McDuffie
1
100.00%
Dec 10, 1832 General Election
 Robert Young Hayne
1
100.00%
Dec 09, 1830 General Election
 James Hamilton, Jr.
1
100.00%
Dec 10, 1828 General Election
 Stephen Decatur Miller
1
100.00%
Dec 09, 1826 General Election
 John Taylor
1
100.00%
Dec 03, 1824 General Election
 Richard Irvine Manning
103
62.80%
 Jacob B. I'on
60
36.59%
  Blank/Scattering
1
0.61%
Dec 07, 1822 General Election
 John Lyde Wilson
83
52.53%
 Benjamin Huger
72
45.57%
  Blank/Scattering
3
1.90%
Dec 07, 1820 General Election
 Thomas Bennett, Jr.
113
70.62%
 John Taylor
47
29.38%
Dec 08, 1818 General Election
 John Geddes
81
52.94%
 John Taylor
70
45.75%
  Blank/Scattering
2
1.31%
Dec 05, 1816 General Election
 Andrew Pickens
87
54.72%
 Thomas Bennett, Jr.
72
45.28%
Dec 05, 1814 General Election
 David Rogerson Williams
137
85.62%
 John Geddes
21
13.12%
 Thomas Bennett, Jr. (W)
2
1.25%
Dec 10, 1812 General Election
 Joseph Alston
82
51.90%
 John Geddes
76
48.10%
Dec 08, 1810 General Election
 Henry Middleton
102
65.81%
 Joseph Alston
53
34.19%
Dec 08, 1808 General Election
 John Drayton
1
100.00%
Dec 09, 1806 General Election
 Charles Pinckney
73
52.52%
 Henry Middleton
66
47.48%
Dec 07, 1804 General Election
 Paul Hamilton
1
100.00%
Dec 08, 1802 General Election
 James Burchill Richardson
98
70.00%
 Richard Winn
32
22.86%
  Blank/Scattering
7
5.00%
 Thomas Pinckney
2
1.43%
 John Gaillard
1
0.71%
Dec 04, 1800 General Election
 John Drayton(I)
1
100.00%
Feb 23, 1800 Succession
 John Drayton
1
100.00%
Dec 18, 1798 General Election
 Edward Rutledge
103
72.03%
 William Moultrie
40
27.97%
Dec 04, 1796 General Election
 Charles Pinckney
87
62.14%
 Henry Laurens
53
37.86%
Dec 17, 1794 General Election
 Arnoldus Vander Horst
1
100.00%
Dec 04, 1792 General Election
 William Moultrie
1
100.00%
Jan 21, 1789 General Election
 Charles Pinckney
1
100.00%
May 10, 1787 General Election
 Thomas Pinckney
1
100.00%
May 10, 1785 General Election
 William Moultrie
1
100.00%
Jan 31, 1783 General Election
 Benjamin Guerard
1
100.00%
Jan 31, 1782 General Election
 John Mathews
1
100.00%
Jan 09, 1779 General Election
 John Rutledge
1
100.00%
Mar 19, 1778 General Election
 Rawlins Lowndes(I)
1
100.00%
Mar 04, 1778 Succession
 Rawlins Lowndes
1
100.00%
Mar 26, 1776 General Election
 John Rutledge
1
100.00%

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