United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 1922

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The 1922 South Carolina United States House of Representatives elections were held on November 7, 1922 to select seven Representatives for two-year terms from the state of South Carolina. Six incumbents were re-elected and the open seat in the 6th congressional district was retained by the Democrats. The composition of the state delegation thus remained solely Democratic.

1st Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman W. Turner Logan of the 1st congressional district, in office since 1921, won the Democratic primary and defeated Republican challenger S.L. Bomgren in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
W. Turner Logan 10,437 54.7
I. Shep Hutto 7,363 38.6
J.B. Morrison 1,291 6.7


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 1st Congressional District Election Results, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic W. Turner Logan (incumbent) 5,992 94.0 +1.4
Republican S.L. Bomgren 383 6.0 -1.4
Majority 5,609 88.0 +2.8
Turnout 6,375
  Democratic hold

2nd Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman James F. Byrnes of the 2nd congressional district, in office since 1911, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District Election Results, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic James F. Byrnes (incumbent) 4,163 100.0 0.0
Majority 4,163 100.0 0.0
Turnout 4,163
  Democratic hold

3rd Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Frederick H. Dominick of the 3rd congressional district, in office since 1917, won the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Frederick H. Dominick 14,447 63.1
Sam H. Sherrard 4,762 20.8
E.P. McCravey 3,688 16.1


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District Election Results, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frederick H. Dominick (incumbent) 3,822 100.0 0.0
Majority 3,822 100.0 0.0
Turnout 3,822
  Democratic hold

4th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman John J. McSwain of the 4th congressional district, in office since 1921, defeated Republican challenger M.P. Norwood.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 4th Congressional District Election Results, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John J. McSwain (incumbent) 8,346 97.3 -2.7
Republican M.P. Norwood 228 2.7 +2.7
Majority 8,118 94.6 -5.4
Turnout 8,574
  Democratic hold

5th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman William F. Stevenson of the 5th congressional district, in office since 1917, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 5th Congressional District Election Results, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William F. Stevenson (incumbent) 4,015 100.0 0.0
Majority 4,015 100.0 0.0
Turnout 4,015
  Democratic hold

6th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Philip H. Stoll of the 6th congressional district, in office since 1919, was defeated in the Democratic primary by Allard H. Gasque. He was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Philip H. Stoll 9,938 38.8
Allard H. Gasque 7,365 28.8
Jerome F. Pate 4,261 16.7
W.R. Barringer 4,014 15.7
Democratic Primary Runoff
Candidate Votes % ±%
Allard H. Gasque 14,572 52.3 +23.5
Philip H. Stoll 13,313 47.7 +8.9


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 6th Congressional District Election Results, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Allard H. Gasque 3,642 100.0 0.0
Majority 3,642 100.0 0.0
Turnout 3,642
  Democratic hold

7th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Hampton P. Fulmer of the 7th congressional district, in office since 1921, won the Democratic primary and defeated Republican challenger J.C. Etheridge in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Hampton P. Fulmer 12,572 62.5
Andrew J. Bethea 3,876 19.3
John J. McMahan 3,674 18.2


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 7th Congressional District Election Results, 1922
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Hampton P. Fulmer (incumbent) 4,411 98.5 +6.6
Republican J.C. Etheridge 68 1.5 -6.6
Majority 4,343 97.0 +13.2
Turnout 4,479
  Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Jordan, Frank E. The Primary State: A History of the Democratic Party in South Carolina, 1876-1962. pp. 98, 105–106, 119, 123–124. 
  • "Report of the Secretary of State to the General Assembly of South Carolina. Part II." Reports of State Officers Boards and Committees to the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Volume I. Columbia, SC: 1923, pp. 58–60.