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South Carolina Elected Officials

South Carolina Current Partisan Composition
State Representatives(124)
State Senators(46)
US Representatives(7)
US Senators(2)
State Executives
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Executives
Governor Henry McMaster
Henry McMaster
Alan Wilson,
Hon. Mark Hammond
South Carolina U.S. Senators
Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Lindsey,Graham

Year of Birth: 1955

A Senator and a Representative from South Carolina; born in Central,Pickens County, S.C., July 9, 1955; graduated from Daniel High School, Central,S.C. 1973; B.A., University of South Carolina, Columbia 1977; J.D., Universityof South Carolina School of Law 1981; United States Air Force 1982-1988; SouthCarolina Air National Guard 1989-1995; United States Air Force Reserves1995-present; lawyer, private practice; assistant county attorney, OconeeCounty, S.C. 1988-1992; city attorney for Central, S.C. 1990-1994; member ofthe South Carolina state house of representatives 1992-1994; elected as aRepublican to the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Fourth and tothe three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2003); one of themanagers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1998 to conduct theimpeachment proceedings against President William Clinton; was not a candidatefor reelection in 2002, but was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in2002; reelected in 2008, and again in 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021; was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidentialnomination in 2016.

Phone: Washington Office: (202) 224-5972

Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Tim,Scott

Year of Birth: 1965

A Senator and a Representative from South Carolina; born in NorthCharleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 19, 1965; attended PresbyterianCollege, Clinton, S.C., 1983-1984; B.S., Charleston Southern University,Charleston, S.C., 1988; entrepreneur; Charleston County, S.C. council,1995-2008; unsuccessful candidate for the South Carolina state senate in 1996;member of the South Carolina house of representatives, 2009-2010; elected as aRepublican to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress, and served from January 3,2011, to January 2, 2013, when he resigned to become a U.S. Senator; appointedJanuary 2, 2013, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James DeMint;appointment took effect upon his resignation from the House of Representativeson January 2, 2013; took the oath of office on January 3, 2013; subsequentlyelected as a Republican in 2014 in a special election; reelected in 2016 forthe term ending January 3, 2023.


South Carolina U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 ,
Congressional District : 1Republican
Representative Representative Sanford, Mark

Representative Sanford, Mark
Year of Birth: 1960

A Representative from South Carolina; born in Fort Lauderdale,Broward County, Fla., May 28, 1960; attended high school in Beaufort, S.C.;B.A., Furman University, Greenville, S.C., 1983; M.B.A., University ofVirginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1988; United States Air Force Reserve,2002-2011; owner, real estate investment firm; farmer; elected as a Republicanto the One Hundred Fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3,1995-January 3, 2001); was not a candidate for reelection to the One HundredSeventh Congress in 2000; Governor of South Carolina, 2003-2011; elected as aRepublican to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, by special election, to fillthe vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative TimScott, and reelected to the two succeeding Congresses (May 7,2013-present).


Congressional District : 2Republican
Representative Representative Wilson, Joe

Representative Wilson, Joe
Year of Birth: 1947

A Representative from South Carolina; born in Charleston, S.C., July31, 1947; graduated from the High School of Charleston, Charleston, S.C.; B.A.,Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., 1969; J.D., University of SouthCarolina, Columbia, S.C., 1972; United States Army Reserve, 1972-1975; SouthCarolina Army National Guard, 1975-2003; lawyer, private practice; deputygeneral counsel, United States Department of Energy, 1981-1982; staff, UnitedStates Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina; staff, United StatesRepresentative Floyd Spence of South Carolina; member of the South Carolinastate senate, 1984-2001; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred SeventhCongress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death ofUnited States Representative Floyd Spence, and reelected to the eightsucceeding Congresses (December 18, 2001-present).


Congressional District : 3Republican
Representative Representative Duncan, Jeff

Representative Duncan, Jeff
Year of Birth: 1966

A Representative from South Carolina; born in Greenville, GreenvilleCounty, S.C., January 7, 1966; graduated from Ware Shoals High School, WareShoals, S.C., 1984; B.A., Clemson University, Clemson, S.C., 1988; banker; realestate broker; member of the South Carolina state house of representatives,2003-2010; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the threesucceeding Congresses (January 3, 2011-present).


Congressional District : 4Republican
Representative Representative Gowdy, Trey

Representative Gowdy, Trey
Year of Birth: 1964

A Representative from South Carolina; born in Greenville, GreenvilleCounty, S.C., August 22, 1964; graduated from Spartanburg High School,Spartanburg, S.C., 1982; B.A., Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1986; J.D.,University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, S.C., 1989; lawyer,private practice; clerk, South Carolina Court of Appeals; clerk, United StatesDistrict Court; assistant U. S. attorney, district of South Carolina, 1994-2000; solicitor, SeventhJudicial Circuit, 2001-2010; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfthand to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2011-present); chair, SelectCommittee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi (OneHundred Thirteenth Congress).


Congressional District : 5Republican
Representative Representative Mulvaney, Mick

Representative Mulvaney, Mick
Year of Birth: 1967

A Representative from South Carolina; born in Alexandria, Va., July21, 1967; graduated from Charlotte Catholic High School, Charlotte, N.C., 1985;B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1989; J.D., University ofNorth Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1992; lawyer, private practice; real estatedeveloper; member of the South Carolina state house of representatives,2007-2009; member of the South Carolina state senate, 2009-2010; elected as aRepublican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the threee succeeding Congresses(January 3, 2011-present).


Congressional District : 6Democratic
Representative Representative Clyburn, James E.

Representative Clyburn, James E.
Year of Birth: 1940

(relative of George Washington Murray),A Representative from South Carolina; born in Sumter, Sumter County,S.C., July 21, 1940; graduated from Mather Academy, Camden, S.C., 1957; B.S.,South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, S.C., 1961; teacher; employmentcounselor, South Carolina state employment security commission, 1965-1966;director, Charleston County, S.C., neighborhood youth corps and new careersprojects, 1966-1968; executive director, South Carolina state commission forfarm workers, 1968-1971; staff, Governor John C. West of South Carolina,1971-1974; South Carolina human affairs commissioner, 1974-1992; elected as aDemocrat to the One Hundred Third and to the twelve succeeding Congresses(January 3, 1993-present); chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred NinthCongress); majority whip (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred EleventhCongresses); assistant Democratic leader (One Hundred Twelfth through OneHundred Fifteenth Congresses).


Congressional District : 7Republican
Representative Representative Rice, Tom

Representative Rice, Tom
Year of Birth: 1957

A Representative from South Carolina; born in Myrtle Beach, HorryCounty, S.C., August 4, 1957; B.S., University of South Carolina, Columbia,S.C., 1979; M.A., University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., 1982; J.D.,University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., 1982; lawyer, private practice;accountant; chairman of the Horry County, S.C., council, 2010-2012; elected asa Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the two succeeding Congresses(January 3, 2013-present).


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June 20, 2017
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November 6, 2018
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