State Office Name Party Rating
SC U.S. House-3 Jeff Duncan R 99.15
SC U.S. House-5 Mick Mulvaney R 94.40
SC Governor Nikki Haley R 100
SC State House-1 William Whitmire R 66.65
SC State House-2 William Sandifer III R 37.96
SC State House-4 Davey Hiott R 77.95
SC State House-6 Brian White R 67.25
SC State House-14 Michael Pitts R 65.69
SC State House-19 Dwight Loftis R 84.14
SC State House-24 Bruce Bannister R 82.85
SC State House-27 Garry Smith R 100
SC State House-28 Eric Bedingfield R 100
SC State House-29 Dennis Moss R 50.85
SC State House-31 Harold Mitchell, Jr. D 24.39
SC State House-40 Walton McLeod III D 26.75
SC State House-42 Mike Anthony D 43.80
SC State House-43 Greg Delleney, Jr. R 64.25
SC State House-46 Gary Simrill R 72.05
SC State House-50 Grady Brown D 22.85
SC State House-51 J. David Weeks D 40.70
SC State House-52 Laurie Funderburk D 10.10
SC State House-55 Jackie Hayes D 22.10
SC State House-59 Terry Alexander D 26.95
SC State House-60 Phillip Lowe R 79.10
SC State House-62 Robert Williams D 20.50
SC State House-65 James Lucas R 60.95
SC State House-66 Gilda Cobb-Hunter D 18.0
SC State House-67 Murrell Smith, Jr. R 56.55
SC State House-70 Joseph Neal D 22.66
SC State House-71 Nathan Ballentine R 82.34
SC State House-73 Chris Hart D 13.40
SC State House-74 Todd Rutherford D 2.05
SC State House-76 Leon Howard D 27.65
SC State House-80 Jimmy Bales D 38.65
SC State House-82 William Clyburn, Sr. D 35.10
SC State House-85 Chip Huggins R 79.15
SC State House-88 McLain Toole R 96.90
SC State House-89 Kenneth Bingham R 82.03
SC State House-91 Lonnie Hosey D 23.10
SC State House-95 Jerry Govan, Jr. D 17.10
SC State House-96 Spires R 73.85
SC State House-97 Patsy Knight D 28.75
SC State House-99 James Merrill R 86.70
SC State House-102 Joseph Jefferson, Jr. D 25.70
SC State House-103 Carl Anderson D 30.40
SC State House-107 Alan Clemmons R 37.65
SC State House-109 David Mack III D 21.95
SC State House-110 Chip Limehouse III R 56.90
SC State House-113 Seth Whipper D 9.85
SC State House-116 Robert Brown D 27.10
SC State House-118 William Herbkersman R 54.15
SC State House-119 Leonidas Stavrinakis D 51.75
SC State House-121 Kenneth Hodges D 31.25
SC State House-122 Bill Bowers D 30.65
SC State Senate-1 Thomas Alexander R 30.40
SC State Senate-2 Larry Martin R 68.90
SC State Senate-3 Kevin Bryant R 91.20
SC State Senate-4 Michael Gambrell R 63.25
SC State Senate-4 William O'Dell R 43.00
SC State Senate-6 Michael Fair R 61.40
SC State Senate-7 Karl Allen D 12.65
SC State Senate-9 Daniel Verdin III R 84.10
SC State Senate-11 Glenn Reese D 0
SC State Senate-14 Harvey Smith Peeler, Jr. R 76.10
SC State Senate-15 Wes Hayes, Jr. R 17.90
SC State Senate-16 Chauncey Gregory R 40.50
SC State Senate-17 Creighton Coleman D 20.59
SC State Senate-18 Ronnie Cromer R 50.20
SC State Senate-19 John Scott, Jr. D 19.95
SC State Senate-20 John Courson R 70.30
SC State Senate-21 Darrell Jackson D 0
SC State Senate-22 Joel Lourie D 19.30
SC State Senate-26 Nikki Setzler D 47.90
SC State Senate-27 Vincent Sheheen D 13.30
SC State Senate-29 Gerald Malloy D 0
SC State Senate-30 Kent Williams D 4.64
SC State Senate-31 Hugh Kenneth Leatherman, Sr. R 31.10
SC State Senate-33 Luke Rankin, Sr. R 1.60
SC State Senate-34 Ray Cleary III R 16.81
SC State Senate-37 Larry Grooms R 42.60
SC State Senate-39 John Matthews, Jr. D 7.00
SC State Senate-40 Brad Hutto D 13.70
SC State Senate-43 George Campsen III R 100
Paul Agnew 35.40
Ralph Anderson 10.81
Liston Barfield 66.75
James Battle, Jr. 46.50
Don Bowen 84.05
Joan Brady 50.65
Lester Branham, Jr. 31.70
Curtis Brantley 20.60
Floyd Breeland 17.50
Harry Cato 83.55
Catherine Ceips 31.50
Richard Chalk, Jr. 53.65
Daniel Cooper 46.56
William Cotty 90.85
Kristopher Crawford 99.45
Thomas Dantzler 87.25
Guy Davenport, Jr. 47.50
John Drummond 13.30
Tracy Edge 47.10
Dick Elliott 13.30
Robert Ford 0
Marion Frye 57.95
Carl Gullick 51.55
Ben Hagood, Jr. 94.80
Glenn Hamilton 86.60
Nelson Hardwick 62.65
Robert Harrell, Jr. 100
James Harrison 100
Cathy Harvin 29.05
Gloria Haskins 30.80
John Hawkins 0
Shirley Hinson 98.57
Douglas Jennings, Jr. 19.35
Keith Kelly 59.96
Kenneth Kennedy 34.58
Herbert Kirsh 82.65
Jake Knotts, Jr. 0
John Land III 0
Robert Leach, Sr. 82.45
Phil Leventis 0
Lanny Littlejohn 48.59
Joseph Mahaffey, Sr. 76.93
Glenn McConnell 92.50
John McGill 0
Vida Miller 31.70
James Neal 35.55
Denny Neilson 38.10
Harry Ott, Jr. 38.30
Phillip Owens 100
Anne Parks 25.76
Kay Patterson 12.00
Robert Perry, Jr. 56.85
Olin Phillips 33.74
Clementa Pinckney 0
Lewis Pinson 77.85
Edward Pitts, Jr. 94.25
Rex Rice 100
James Ritchie, Jr. 48.20
Greg Ryberg 100
Wallace Scarborough 35.70
Randy Scott 15.20
Bakari Sellers 26.25
Phillip Shoopman 81.25
Linda Short 0
B. R. Skelton 73.30
Donald Smith 82.95
Fletcher Smith, Jr. 1.00
Roland Smith 60.40
William Smith 44.85
James Stewart, Jr. 68.65
Scott Talley 72.28
Adam Taylor, Sr. 88.45
David Thomas 31.20
Michael Thompson 50.95
C. David Umphlett, Jr. 45.87
Lewis Raymond Vaughn 54.40
Ted Vick 35.10
Thad Viers 30.00
Robert Walker 75.35
William Witherspoon 59.55
Annette Young 73.10

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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