United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 1926

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The 1926 South Carolina United States House of Representatives elections were held on November 4, 1926 to select seven Representatives for two-year terms from the state of South Carolina. All seven incumbents were re-elected and the composition of the state delegation remained solely Democratic.

1st Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Thomas S. McMillan of the 1st congressional district, in office since 1925, defeated I. Shep Hutto in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Thomas S. McMillan 9,644 58.2
I. Shep Hutto 6,917 41.8

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 1st Congressional District Election Results, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Thomas S. McMillan (incumbent) 2,244 100.0 +4.6
Majority 2,244 100.0 +9.2
Turnout 2,244
  Democratic hold

2nd Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Butler B. Hare of the 2nd congressional district, in office since 1925, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District Election Results, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Butler B. Hare (incumbent) 1,766 100.0 0.0
Majority 1,766 100.0 0.0
Turnout 1,766
  Democratic hold

3rd Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Frederick H. Dominick of the 3rd congressional district, in office since 1917, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District Election Results, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frederick H. Dominick (incumbent) 2,372 100.0 0.0
Majority 2,372 100.0 0.0
Turnout 2,372
  Democratic hold

4th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman John J. McSwain of the 4th congressional district, in office since 1921, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 4th Congressional District Election Results, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John J. McSwain (incumbent) 2,057 100.0 0.0
Majority 2,057 100.0 0.0
Turnout 2,057
  Democratic hold

5th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman William F. Stevenson of the 5th congressional district, in office since 1917, defeated Zeb V. Davidson in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
William F. Stevenson 18,672 68.6
Zeb V. Davidson 8,554 31.4

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 5th Congressional District Election Results, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William F. Stevenson (incumbent) 2,416 100.0 0.0
Majority 2,416 100.0 0.0
Turnout 2,416
  Democratic hold

6th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Allard H. Gasque of the 6th congressional district, in office since 1923, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 6th Congressional District Election Results, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Allard H. Gasque (incumbent) 1,532 100.0 0.0
Majority 1,532 100.0 0.0
Turnout 1,532
  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 was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Hampton P. Fulmer 12,501 48.8
Ernest M. Dupre 11,473 44.8
D.R. Sturkie 1,632 6.4
Democratic Primary Runoff
Candidate Votes % ±%
Hampton P. Fulmer 13,260 52.1 +3.3
Ernest M. Dupre 12,192 47.9 +3.1

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 7th Congressional District Election Results, 1926
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Hampton P. Fulmer (incumbent) 1,933 100.0 0.0
Majority 1,933 100.0 0.0
Turnout 1,933
  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, 115, 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: 1927, pp. 59–61.