United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 1928

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The 1928 South Carolina United States House of Representatives elections were held on November 6, 1928 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, won the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Thomas S. McMillan 8,379 63.8
I. Shep Hutto 3,756 28.6
James DeTreville 567 4.3
Patrick H. Kennedy 427 3.3


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 1st Congressional District Election Results, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Thomas S. McMillan (incumbent) 8,469 100.0 0.0
Majority 8,469 100.0 0.0
Turnout 8,469
  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, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Butler B. Hare (incumbent) 7,648 100.0 0.0
Majority 7,648 100.0 0.0
Turnout 7,648
  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, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frederick H. Dominick (incumbent) 10,917 100.0 0.0
Majority 10,917 100.0 0.0
Turnout 10,917
  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, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John J. McSwain (incumbent) 8,873 100.0 0.0
Majority 8,873 100.0 0.0
Turnout 8,873
  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 13,810 60.5
Zeb V. Davidson 9,023 39.5


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 5th Congressional District Election Results, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William F. Stevenson (incumbent) 8,911 100.0 0.0
Majority 8,911 100.0 0.0
Turnout 8,911
  Democratic hold

6th Congressional District[edit]

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

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Allard H. Gasque 14,780 71.0
Earl Ellerbe 3,259 15.6
Joel I. Allen 2,793 13.4


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 6th Congressional District Election Results, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Allard H. Gasque (incumbent) 7,757 100.0 0.0
Majority 7,757 100.0 0.0
Turnout 7,757
  Democratic hold

7th Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Hampton P. Fulmer of the 7th congressional district, in office since 1921, defeated Ernest M. Dupre in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Hampton P. Fulmer 14,956 67.4
Ernest M. Dupre 7,241 32.6


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 7th Congressional District Election Results, 1928
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Hampton P. Fulmer (incumbent) 8,772 100.0 0.0
Majority 8,772 100.0 0.0
Turnout 8,772
  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. 98–99, 115, 120, 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: 1929, pp. 53–55.