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South Carolina 1st District

Candidates

Henry Brown*

Henry Brown* (R)*

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Linda Ketner

Linda Ketner (D)

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Polling Data

PollDateSampleBrown (R)Ketner (D)Spread
SurveyUSA10/25 - 10/26600 LV5045Brown +5

Race Summary

Rep. Henry Brown, running for a fifth term, is facing a more competitive re-election than he's encountered since coming to Congress in 2000. This Atlantic coast district is 21% black -- if turnout is high among this group, Democrat Linda Ketner could pull off an upset.

Previous Election Results

House
2006: Brown (R) 60, Maatta (D) 38
2004: Brown (R) 88, Dunn (G) 12
2002: Brown (R) 89, Dunn (I) 7

President
2004: Bush (R) 61, Kerry (D) 39
2000: Bush (R) 59, Gore (D) 38