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South Carolina Ballot 2016: Candidates for Each Office

Nancy Barksdale (L) assists a voter during the South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary at the Martin Luther King Community Center on February 27, 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Getty)

Nancy Barksdale (L) assists a voter during the South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary at the Martin Luther King Community Center on February 27, 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Getty)

South Carolina voters have a handful of options when they cast their votes for president Tuesday. They’ll also have choices to make in races for one of the state’s U.S. Senate seats, all nine of its U.S. House seats and all of its state House and Senate seats.

You can find a sample ballot for your town by providing your address at this Ballotpedia page.

Here’s a rundown of your options for each race:

President and Vice President

U.S. Senate

  • Incumbent Tim Scott of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Thomas Dixon of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Rebel Scarborough of the American Party

U.S. House

South Carolina voters will elect seven candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state’s seven congressional districts.

Click here for a map of congressional districts.

First District

  • <Incumbent Mark Sanford of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Dimitri Cherny of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Michael Grier Jr. of the Libertarian Party
  • Challenger Albert Travison of the American Party

Second District

  • Incumbent Joe Wilson of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Arik Bjorn of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Eddie McCain of the American Party

Third District

  • Incumbent Jeff Duncan of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Hosea Cleveland of the Democratic Party

Fourth District

  • Incumbent Trey Gowdy of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Chris Fedalei of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Michael Chandler of the Constitution Party

Fifth District

  • Incumbent Mick Mulvaney of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Fran Person of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Rudy Barnes Jr. of the American Party

Sixth District

  • Incumbent James Clyburn of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Laura Sterling of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Rick Piotrowski of the Libertarian Party
  • Challenger Prince Charles Mallory of the Green Party

Seventh District

  • Incumbent Tom Rice of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Mal Hyman of the Democratic Party

State Legislative Races

Republicans have control of the governorship and both chambers of the state legislature.

Every seat in the state House of Representatives (124 of them) and state Senate (46) is on the ballot. Republicans hold majorities in the House (77-46) and the Senate (28-18).

Ballotpedia has a full list of elections in the House and the Senate.

The site also has a comprehensive breakdown of races to watch in both houses.

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