1808 United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina

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District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates[a]
South Carolina 1
"Charleston district"
Robert Marion Democratic-Republican 1804 Incumbent re-elected. Robert Marion (Democratic-Republican) 68.2%
Thomas Lowndes (Federalist) 30.1%
South Carolina 2
"Beaufort district"
William Butler Sr. Democratic-Republican 1800 Incumbent re-elected. William Butler Sr. (Democratic-Republican) 96.3%
Thomas Deveaux 2.0%
South Carolina 3
"Georgetown district"
David R. Williams Democratic-Republican 1804 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Robert Witherspoon (Democratic-Republican) 72.4%
Theodore Gourdin (Democratic-Republican) 27.6%
South Carolina 4
"Orangeburgh district"
John Taylor Democratic-Republican 1806 Incumbent re-elected. John Taylor (Democratic-Republican) 100%
South Carolina 5
"Sumter district"
Richard Winn Democratic-Republican 1802 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Richard Winn (Democratic-Republican) 53.5%
William Ellison 46.5%
South Carolina 6
"Abbeville district"
Joseph Calhoun Democratic-Republican 1807 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. Joseph Calhoun (Democratic-Republican) 76.3%
William Burnsides 26.7%
South Carolina 7
"Spartanburgh district"
Thomas Moore Democratic-Republican 1800 Incumbent re-elected. Thomas Moore (Democratic-Republican) 100%
South Carolina 8
"Pendleton district"
Lemuel J. Alston Democratic-Republican 1806 Incumbent re-elected. Lemuel J. Alston (Democratic-Republican) 100%

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  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed.