South Carolina House District 5

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Spratt Democratic 97,335 54.1%
Larry Bigham Republican 81,455 45.3%
P.G. Joshi Natural law 1,159 0.6%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Spratt Democratic 95,105 57.9%
Mike Burkhold Republican 66,299 40.4%
Dianne Nevins Natural law 2,760 1.7%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Spratt Democrat 126,877 58.8%
Carl Gullick Republican 85,247 39.5%
Tom Campbell Libertarian 3,665 1.7%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Spratt Democratic 121,912 85.9%
Doug Kendall Libertarian 11,013 7.8%
Steve Lefemine Constitution 8,930 6.3%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Spratt Democratic 152,867 63.1%
Albert Spencer Republican 89,568 36.9%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Spratt Democratic 99,669 56.9%
Ralph Norman Republican 75,422 43.1%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Spratt Democratic 188,785 61.7%
Albert Spencer Republican 113,282 37.0%
Frank Waggoner Constitution 4,093 1.3%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mick Mulvaney Republican 125,834 55.2%
John Spratt Democrat 102,296 44.8%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mick Mulvaney Republican 154,324 55.6%
Joyce Knott Democrat 123,443 44.4%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mick Mulvaney Republican 103,078 58.9%
Tom Adams Democrat 71,985 41.1%

Demographic Data

Population 675,124
Percentage White 68.5%
Percentage Black 26.6%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.3%
Percentage Asian 0.8%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.5%
Percentage Other Race 1.3%
 
Percentage Hispanic 3.9%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 66.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 26.5%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.3%
 
Median Household Income $42,642
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 33.5%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 17.9%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.4%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 58.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 37.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 1.9%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.2%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 40.6%
Percentage with a College Degree 19.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 30.0%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 25.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 18.5%
 
Percentage Married Couples 49.3%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 18.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 7:16pm June 15, 2016