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United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 2016

 

United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 2016

United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 2016

November 8, 2016 (2016-11-08)

South Carolina's seven seats in the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 6 1

The 2016 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina will be held on November 8, 2016, 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 2016 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 4

The incumbent for District 4 is Republican Trey Gowdy. After Gowdy declined to run for House Majority Leader following the announcement the October 2015 resignation of John Boehner, the Speaker of the House, John Fleming told reporters that Gowdy would not run for reelection in 2016. Gowdy's office denied the report,[1] and said he had "every intention" of running in 2016.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Trey Gowdy Aide Denies Retirement Report". At the Races. Retrieved October 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Trey Gowdy: "Every intention" to run again". The Greenville News. September 30, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2015. 

External links

  • U.S. House elections in South Carolina, 2016 at Ballotpedia
  • Campaign contributions at OpenSecrets.org
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