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South Carolina Senate

Last update: Sept. 2, 2014 | 9:46 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $16,248,868
Total candidate spending: $14,465,986
Total outside spending: $292,768
Candidate + outside spending: $14,758,754

Incumbent: Lindsey Graham (R)
Rothenberg Political Report rates this seat: Currently Safe Republican

Next scheduled election: general to be held 11/4/14

Candidates

These are candidates who have filed paperwork to report fundraising with the Federal Elections Commission; they may not actually appear on the ballot. Only candidates who have reported raising at least $1,000, or who have been targeted by $1,000 or more in independent expenditures are shown.

Candidate (Party) Incumbent Cash on hand Cash on hand date Candidate Fundraising Candidate Spending Outside Spending For Outside Spending Against
GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN (R) Y $2,711,174 6/30/14 $6,788,544 $8,489,895 $285,001 $7,727
SCOTT, TIMOTHY E (R)
N $3,669,327 6/30/14 $5,752,478 $2,137,933 $0 $0
CASH, RICHARD J (R)
Lost in primary
N $2,388 6/30/14 $831,116 $1,048,413 $0 $0
MACE, NANCY (R)
Lost in primary
N $16,856 6/30/14 $753,201 $736,346 $0 $0
BOWERS, DE TREVELLE FRANKLIN JR (R)
Lost in primary
N $12,679 6/30/14 $588,167 $575,487 $0 $0
CONNOR, WILLIAM MELLARD V (R)
Lost in primary
N $2,161 6/30/14 $456,949 $454,787 $0 $0
BRIGHT, LEE (R)
Lost in primary
N $1,022 6/30/14 $380,180 $379,158 $0 $0
HUTTO, CHARLES BRADLEY (D) N $51,109 6/30/14 $251,952 $200,841 $0 $0
RAVENEL, THOMAS JONATHAN JACKSON (R)
N $0 6/30/14 $234,946 $235,336 $0 $0
WADE, RICK (D)
Withdrew or not on ballot
N $701 3/14/14 $67,352 $66,650 $0 $0
STAMPER, JEREMY MICHAEL (D)
Lost in primary
N $0 5/21/14 $62,622 $62,622 $40 $0
DICKERSON, JOYCE (D) N $2,872 6/30/14 $51,854 $52,359 $0 $0
DUNN, BENJAMIN (R)
Lost in primary
N $0 12/31/14 $18,037 $18,035 $0 $0
BOSSI, JILL (None) N $3,345 6/30/14 $11,470 $8,124 $0 $0

Recent Independent Expenditures

The most recent independent expenditures of $5,000 or more targeting candidates in this race are listed below. See all of this race's independent expenditures.

Committee Candidate Support
Oppose
Payee Amount Date Purpose
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND SCOTT, TIMOTHY E
Support
The Richard Norman Company - Lansdowne, VA $1,739 2014-08-08 Creative Fees
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND SCOTT, TIMOTHY E
Support
Southwest Publishing Mailing - Topeka, KS $11,301 2014-08-08 Direct Mail Production
CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS INC. GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN
Support
Main Street Media Group - Alexandria, VA $251,289 2014-05-28 TV Advertisement
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS CONGRESSIONAL FUND GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN
Support
720 Strategies LLC - Washington, DC $1,000 2014-05-27 Online Ad Costs
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS CONGRESSIONAL FUND GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN
Support
Meath Media Group - Washington, DC $26,320 2014-05-23 Online video production

Independent Expenditure Summary

The amounts below are totals of all independent expenditures made for or against a candidate, regardless of amount. Only groups who have spent at least $1,000 on independent expenditures altogether are shown. For more, see all independent expenditures made in this race.

Committee Candidate Incumbent Office Sought Support / Oppose Total outside spending
CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS INC. GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN (R) Y US Sen. (SC)
Support
$251,289
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS CONGRESSIONAL FUND GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN (R) Y US Sen. (SC)
Support
$30,020
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND SCOTT, TIMOTHY E (R) N US Sen. (SC)
Support
$13,748
FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN (R) Y US Sen. (SC)
Oppose
$6,195
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