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  SC District 1- Special Election
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Parents > United States > South Carolina > SC - District 01
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open April 27, 1971 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close April 27, 1971 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start April 28, 1971 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1973 - 12:00pm
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedCaprice April 14, 2020 10:25am
Data SourcesUnited States Congressional Elections, 1788-1997: The Official Results of the Elections of the 1st through 105th Congress
Description Special election to replace the deceased member.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1970
NameL. Mendel Rivers Votes63,891 (100.00%)
Term01/03/1971 - 12/28/1970 Margin63,891 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameMendel J. Davis Votes61,625 (54.49%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1975 Margin10,156 (+8.98%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Feb 20, 1971 SC District 1 - Special R Primary
James B. Edwards
R 7,980
Feb 23, 1971 SC District 1 - Special D Primary
Mendel J. Davis
D 48,794
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SC CDs 1967-1973 MAP

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Name Mendel J. Davis James B. Edwards Victoria DeLee Elsie V. Carroll  
PartyDemocratic Republican United Citizens Independent  
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Certified Votes37,821 (48.27%) 32,443 (41.41%) 8,029 (10.25%) 63 (0.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -5,378 (-6.86%) -29,792 (-38.02%) -37,758 (-48.19%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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