2020 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina

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2020 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina

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All 7 South Carolina seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 5 2

The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the seven U.S. Representatives from the state of South Carolina, one from each of the state's seven congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 1[edit]

The 1st district straddles the Atlantic coast of the state, and includes the city of Charleston. The incumbent is Democrat Joe Cunningham, who flipped the district and was elected with 50.6% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
Potential[edit]
Declined[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Katie
Arrington
Tom
Davis
Larry
Grooms
Nancy
Mace
Peter
McCoy
Weston
Newton
Mark
Sanford
Elliott
Summey
Catherine
Templeton
Teddy
Turner
Maria
Walls
Undecided
The Trafalgar Group Jan 28 – Feb 1, 2019 2,479 ± 2.0% 26% 7% 6% 5% 2% 3% 23% 1% 3% 1% 1% 22%
31% 8% 7% 7% 2% 3% 3% 5% 2% 1% 32%
8% 7% 5% 6% 4% 37% 3% 6% 2% 1% 22%
PMI/Ivory Tusk Consulting Nov 8–10, 2018 2,291 ± 2.0% 32% 9% 4% 7% 3% 26% 3% 1% 15%

District 2[edit]

The 2nd district is located in central South Carolina and spans from Columbia to the South Carolina side of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area. The incumbent is Republican Joe Wilson, who was re-elected with 56.3% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Adair Boroughs, attorney[11]
  • Lawrence Nathaniel, activist[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (November 7, 2018). "2018 House Popular Vote Tracker". Cook Political Report. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  2. ^ Cunningham running in 2020
  3. ^ Livingston, Wade (January 11, 2019). "A Bluffton man takes early aim at U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham's seat in Congress". The Island Packet. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  4. ^ Byrd, Caitlin (July 8, 2019). "Bikers for Trump founder planning SC congressional race against Democrat Joe Cunningham". The Post and Courier. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  5. ^ "Mt. Pleasant councilwoman to run for first district congressional seat in 2020". WCSC. June 7, 2019. Retrieved June 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Barton, Tom (June 25, 2019). "Lowcountry lawmaker to run for SC Democract Joe Cunningham's US House seat". The State. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g Kropf, Schuyler (November 10, 2018). "Congratulations Joe Cunningham: Now you're a marked man". The Post and Courier. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  8. ^ a b c d "SC1: Catherine Templeton Rules Out Running For Congress". FITSNews. February 5, 2019. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  9. ^ Kropf, Schuyler (February 6, 2019). "Mark Sanford vs. Katie Arrington would be a competitive SC rematch, poll shows". The Post and Courier. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  10. ^ Byrd, Caitlin (July 16, 2019). "Mark Sanford, SC Republican, former US Rep, considers presidential run against Trump". The Post and Courier. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  11. ^ Trainor, Chris (April 3, 2019). "Attorney Adair Boroughs to Challenge for Joe Wilson's House Seat". Free Times. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  12. ^ Marchant, Bristow (February 25, 2019). "Former Bernie Sanders organizer wants to be SC's 1st black Hispanic congressman". The State. Retrieved April 11, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites for 1st district candidates
Official campaign websites for 2nd district candidates