The 2014 United States Senate special election in South Carolina took place on November 4, 2014, concurrently with the regular election for the other South Carolina Senate seat. The special-election Senate seat was formerly held by Republican Jim DeMint, who resigned on January 1, 2013 to become president of the Heritage Foundation. Nikki Haley, the governor of South Carolina, announced the appointment of U.S. Representative Tim Scott to fill the seat. Scott ran in the special election and won by beating Democratic candidate and Richland County councilwoman Joyce Dickerson in the November election. This was only the second Senate election since the Seventeenth Amendment (after Illinois in 2004) in which both major party nominees were black, the third being the 2016 Senate election in which

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  • The 2014 United States Senate special election in South Carolina took place on November 4, 2014, concurrently with the regular election for the other South Carolina Senate seat. The special-election Senate seat was formerly held by Republican Jim DeMint, who resigned on January 1, 2013 to become president of the Heritage Foundation. Nikki Haley, the governor of South Carolina, announced the appointment of U.S. Representative Tim Scott to fill the seat. Scott ran in the special election and won by beating Democratic candidate and Richland County councilwoman Joyce Dickerson in the November election. This was only the second Senate election since the Seventeenth Amendment (after Illinois in 2004) in which both major party nominees were black, the third being the 2016 Senate election in which Scott also ran. (en)
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  • 2014 United States Senate special election in South Carolina (en)
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  • Sidney Moore (en)
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  • Randall Young (en)
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  • ;Individuals * Brandon Armstrong, businesswoman and former Independent candidate for this seat ;Organizations * The Centrist Project (en)
  • ;Individuals * Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, Republican Vice-Presidential nominee in 2008 ;Organizations * American Conservative Union * FreedomWorks * Government Is Not God PAC * United States Chamber of Commerce (en)
  • ;Organizations * AFL-CIO * United Automobile Workers * International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers (en)
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  • The 2014 United States Senate special election in South Carolina took place on November 4, 2014, concurrently with the regular election for the other South Carolina Senate seat. The special-election Senate seat was formerly held by Republican Jim DeMint, who resigned on January 1, 2013 to become president of the Heritage Foundation. Nikki Haley, the governor of South Carolina, announced the appointment of U.S. Representative Tim Scott to fill the seat. Scott ran in the special election and won by beating Democratic candidate and Richland County councilwoman Joyce Dickerson in the November election. This was only the second Senate election since the Seventeenth Amendment (after Illinois in 2004) in which both major party nominees were black, the third being the 2016 Senate election in which (en)
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