All 6 South Carolina seats to the United States House of Representatives
2010 election results by district
The 2010 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina were held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. The primary elections were held on June 8. The composition of the state delegation before the election was four Republicans and two Democrats.
All seats were rated safe for their incumbent parties except for district 5.
|United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 2010|
|Party||Votes||Percentage||Seats Before||Seats After||+/-|
Results of the 2010 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina by district:
|District 1||152,755||65.37%||67,008||28.67%||13,932||5.96%||233,695||100.00%||Republican Hold|
|District 2||138,861||53.47%||113,625||43.76%||7,186||2.77%||259,672||100.00%||Republican Hold|
|District 3||126,235||62.46%||66,497||32.90%||9,376||4.64%||202,108||100.00%||Republican Hold|
|District 4||137,586||63.45%||62,438||28.80%||16,814||7.75%||216,838||100.00%||Republican Hold|
|District 5||125,834||55.12%||102,296||44.81%||156||0.07%||228,286||100.00%||Republican Gain|
|District 6||72,661||36.40%||125,459||62.86%||1,470||0.74%||199,590||100.00%||Democratic Hold|
Incumbent Republican Congressman Henry E. Brown Jr. has been in office since 2002 and is retiring. The open seat was contested by Democrat Ben Frasier, Republican Tim Scott, Green Robert Dobbs, Libertarian Keith Blandford, Working Families Rob Groce, United Citizens Milton Elmer "Mac" McCullough Jr. and Independence Party Jimmy Wood. Scott defeated Paul Thurmond in the primary runoff election.
|Working Families||Rob Groce||4,148||1.77|
|United Citizens||Milton Elmer "Mac" McCullough Jr.||1,013||0.43|
Incumbent Republican Congressman Joe Wilson has been in office since 2001. Wilson defeated Democratic nominee Iraq War Veteran Rob Miller, Libertarian Eddie McCain, and the Constitution Party's Marc Beaman.
|Republican||Joe Wilson (inc.)||138,861||53.48|
Incumbent Republican Congressman J. Gresham Barrett had been in office since 2003, but decided to retire to run for Governor. The open seat was contested by Republican nominee Jeff Duncan, Democratic / Working Families nominee Jane Ballard Dyer, and Constitution Party nominee John Dalen. Duncan had come in second in the Republican Primary at 25%, but beat Richard Cash in the runoff 51% to 49%.
|Democratic||Jane Ballard Dyer||73,095||36.16|
This was an open seat. Incumbent Republican Congressman Bob Inglis had been in office since 2005, but lost to Trey Gowdy in the primary election. Trey Gowdy would go on to defeat the Democratic nominee Paul Corden, Green Party's Faye Walters, Libertarian Rick Mahler, and the Constitution Party's Dave Edwards.
|Democratic||John M. Spratt Jr. (inc.)||102,296||44.81|
|Republican gain from Democratic|
Incumbent Democratic Congressman Jim Clyburn has been in office since 1993. Clyburn won re-election against Republican Jim Pratt and Nammu Y Muhammad of the Green Party.
|Democratic||Jim Clyburn (inc.)||125,459||62.86|
|Green||Nammu Y. Muhammad||1,389||0.70|