Judicial elections were held January 30, 2013. Congratulations to the following new judges who were elected by the General Assembly:
|At-Large, Seat 14||
R. Keith Kelly, Woodruff, S.C.
|At-Large, Seat 15||The Honorable Maité Murphy, North Charleston, S.C.|
|At-Large, Seat 16||The Honorable Donald Bruce Hocker, Laurens, S.C.|
|5th Circuit, Seat 2||
Michelle Manigault Hurley, Columbia, S.C.
|8th Circuit, Seat 3||The Honorable Joseph Collins Smithdeal, Greenwood, S.C.|
|At-Large, Seat 1||Kelly Pope, Lyman, S.C.|
|At-Large, Seat 2||Tony Miller Jones, Rock Hill, S.C.|
|At-Large, Seat 3||James G. McGee, III, Florence, S.C.|
|At-Large, Seat 4||
Monét S. Pincus, Columbia, S.C.
|At-Large, Seat 5||Randall Edward McGee, St. Matthews, S.C.|
|At-Large, Seat 6||David Earl Phillips, Easley, S.C.|