United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 1930

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The 1930 South Carolina United States House of Representatives elections were held on November 4, 1930 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, was unopposed in his bid for re-election.

General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 1st Congressional District Election Results, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Thomas S. McMillan (incumbent) 2,536 100.0 0.0
Majority 2,536 100.0 0.0
Turnout 2,536
  Democratic hold

2nd Congressional District[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Congressman Butler B. Hare of the 2nd congressional district, in office since 1925, won the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Butler B. Hare 12,252 52.7
John F. Williams 7,902 34.0
Claude Aman 3,089 13.3


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District Election Results, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Butler B. Hare (incumbent) 2,149 100.0 0.0
Majority 2,149 100.0 0.0
Turnout 2,149
  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, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Frederick H. Dominick (incumbent) 2,221 100.0 0.0
Majority 2,221 100.0 0.0
Turnout 2,221
  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, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic John J. McSwain (incumbent) 3,685 100.0 0.0
Majority 3,685 100.0 0.0
Turnout 3,685
  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 for the third straight time and was unopposed in the general election.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
William F. Stevenson 22,485 62.6
Zeb V. Davidson 13,430 37.4


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 5th Congressional District Election Results, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic William F. Stevenson (incumbent) 2,319 100.0 0.0
Majority 2,319 100.0 0.0
Turnout 2,319
  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, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Allard H. Gasque (incumbent) 1,881 100.0 0.0
Majority 1,881 100.0 0.0
Turnout 1,881
  Democratic hold

7th Congressional District[edit]

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

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic Primary
Candidate Votes %
Hampton P. Fulmer 26,397 78.2
D.R. Sturkie 7,362 21.8


General election results[edit]

South Carolina's 7th Congressional District Election Results, 1930
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Hampton P. Fulmer (incumbent) 1,372 100.0 0.0
Majority 1,372 100.0 0.0
Turnout 1,372
  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. 102, 115, 124. 
  • "Supplemental Report of the Secretary of State to the General Assembly of South Carolina." Reports of State Officers Boards and Committees to the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Volume I. Columbia, SC: 1931, pp. 4–7.