WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the South Carolina general election taking place Tuesday, Americans for Tax Reform has released an updated list of incumbents and challengers for state legislative and state-wide office who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. These candidates have made a written commitment to their constituents to oppose any and all efforts to increase taxes. ATR strongly encourages taxpayers to consider those who have made this commitment when they vote on Tuesday, November 6. The list of incumbents and challengers who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge and will be on the ballot Tuesday is as follows:

Kevin L. Bryant (S-3)
Michael Fair (S-6)
David Thomas (S-8)
Daniel B. Verdin (S-9)
Shane Martin (S-13)
Harvey Peeler (S-14)
John Courson (S-20)
Jake Knotts (S-23)
Nikki G. Setzler (S-26)
John Yancey McGill (S-32)
Larry Grooms (S-37)
Bill E. Sandifer, III (H-2)
Brian White (H-6)
Don C. Bowen (H-8)
Dwight Loftis (H-19)
Bruce Bannister (H-24)
Garry R. Smith (H-27)
Eric M. Bedingfield (H-28)
Rita Allison (H-36)
Steve Parker (H-37)
Gary Simrill (H-46)
Jay Lucas (H-65)
Murrell Smith (H-67)
Rick Quinn (H-69)
Joan Brady (H-78)
Jimmy Bales (H-80)
James Roland Smith (H-84)
Chip Huggins (H-85)
William Taylor (H-86)
Kenneth A. Bingham (H-89)
Chris Murphy (H-98)
Jim H. Merrill (H-99)
Tracy Edge (H-104)
Peter McCoy (H-115)
Andy Patrick (H-123)

Deedee Vaughters (S-26)
Ed Harris (H-3)
William Gray (H-41)
Randall English (H-42)
Larry Richardson (H-68)
Kirkman Finley III (H-75)
Chuck Hill (H-76)
Ben Kinlaw (H-91)
Ed Carter (H-97)
Stephen Goldfinch Jr. (H-108)


Americans for Tax Reform is a non-partisan coalition of taxpayers and taxpayer groups who oppose all tax increases.  For more information or to arrange an interview please contact John Kartch at (202) 785-0266 or by email at [email protected].