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  SC District 01 - Special Election
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > South Carolina > SC - District 01
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type Special Election
Filing Deadline January 28, 2013 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open May 07, 2013 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close May 07, 2013 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start May 08, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 21.48% Total Population
ContributorTX DEM
Last ModifiedPaul August 11, 2015 11:56pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Colbert Busch
DEM WFP
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/2012
NameTimothy E. "Tim" Scott Votes179,908 (62.03%)
Term01/03/2013 - 01/03/2013 Margin76,351 (+26.33%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2014
NameMark Sanford Votes119,392 (93.41%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2017 Margin110,969 (+86.82%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 19, 2013 SC District 01 - Special R Primary
Mark Sanford
R 53,794
Mar 19, 2013 SC District 01 - Special D Primary
Elizabeth Colbert Busch
D 16,484
Apr 02, 2013 SC District 01 - Special R Runoff
Mark Sanford
R 46,071
MAP

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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/17/2012 05/07/2013
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Mark Sanford 9 2 3 2
Elizabeth Colbert Busch 9 ------
Leaning Call: Mark Sanford (76.92%)
Weighted Call: Mark Sanford (56.04%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/22/2013 05/05/2013

CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. Mark Sanford Elizabeth Colbert Busch Eugene Platt (W) Write-In  
PartyRepublican Democratic Green Nonpartisan  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes77,600 (54.03%) 64,961 (45.23%) 690 (0.48%) 384 (0.27%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -12,639 (-8.80%) -76,910 (-53.55%) -77,216 (-53.76%)  
Fusion Votes
Democratic60,146
WFP Working Families4,815
 
Predict Avg.44.50% 47.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 4/17 $280,779.84 2/27 $208,630.27 $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2013 01/18/2013 00/00/2013 --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.90%-- 44.45%-- 2.97%-- 0.00%--  
Public Policy Polling 
05/04/13-05/05/13
47.00% 6.0 46.00% 4.0 4.00% 1.0 0.00% --
PMI, Inc 
04/29/13-05/01/13
46.00% -- 46.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ccAdvertising (R) 
04/30/13-04/30/13
39.53% -- 40.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling 
04/19/13-04/21/13
41.00% -- 50.00% -- 3.00% -- 0.00% --
Lake Research (D) 
03/25/13-03/27/13
44.00% -- 47.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling 
03/22/13-03/24/13
45.00% -- 47.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
LBT Jed
 


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
04/25/2013 Radio Ad Mixed eng Write in Larry Grooms for Congress  00:01:01 Homegrown Democrat 
04/18/2013 vs Mark Sanford TVAd Attack eng A Walk  00:00:34 Homegrown Democrat 
04/17/2013 vs Mark Sanford TVAd Attack eng Air Sanford  00:00:32 Homegrown Democrat 
03/14/2013 Elizabeth Colbert Busch TVAd Issue eng Elizabeth Colbert Busch Knows Jobs  00:00:32 Homegrown Democrat 
03/07/2013 Mark Sanford TVAd Issue eng Difference  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
03/07/2013 Elizabeth Colbert Busch TVAd Issue eng Elizabeth Colbert Busch is a Jobs Creator  00:00:30 Homegrown Democrat 
02/26/2013 Mark Sanford TVAd Mixed eng Conservative  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
02/18/2013 Mark Sanford TVAd Biography eng Change Washington  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 06, 2013 01:00am Speculative Mark Sanford just might win South Carolina seat  Article Jason 
Apr 26, 2013 04:00pm News [Eugene] Platt hopes to garner at least 10% of votes in District 1 election  Article Jed 
Apr 26, 2013 12:00am News Write-in campaign launched for conservative alternative to Sanford in SC special election  Article Jed 
Apr 17, 2013 01:05pm News GOP Pulls Funds From Sanford Election Bid  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 03, 2013 03:45am News GOP frets Mark Sanford could blow it  Article Monsieur 

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