1794 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina

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Only one of the five South Carolina incumbents were re-elected.

Electoral data are only available for the 1st and 5th district of South Carolina's 6 districts at the time of the elections of 1794.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
South Carolina 1 William L. Smith Pro-Administration 1788 Incumbent re-elected to a new party.
Federalist gain.
William L. Smith (Federalist) 51.7%
John Rutledge, Jr. (Federalist) 37.3%
Thomas Tucker 11.0%
South Carolina 2 New seat New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Winner declined to serve and a special election was held to fill the resulting vacancy, electing Wade Hampton (Democratic-Republican).
Robert Barnwell[Note 1]
South Carolina 3 Lemuel Benton Anti-Administration 1793 Incumbent re-elected to a new party.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Lemuel Benton (Democratic-Republican)[Note 1]
South Carolina 4 Richard Winn Anti-Administration 1793 Incumbent re-elected to a new party.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Richard Winn (Democratic-Republican)[Note 1]
South Carolina 5 Alexander Gillon Anti-Administration 1793 Incumbent died October 6, 1794.
New member elected.
Federalist gain.
Winner of general election was also elected to finish Gillon's term, see above.
Robert Goodloe Harper (Federalist) 58.3%
John Hunter (Democratic-Republican) 41.7%
John Hunter (Moved from the 2nd district) Anti-Administration 1793 Incumbent lost re-election.
Anti-Administration loss.
South Carolina 6 Andrew Pickens Anti-Administration 1793 Unknown if incumbent retired or lost re-election.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Samuel Earle (Democratic-Republican)[Note 1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Source does not give numbers of votes or has incomplete data

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