|South Carolina House District 26|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Rice graduated from Christ Church Episcopal School. He then attended Anderson College and the University of South Carolina.
Rice is President/Co-Owner of Rice-Cleveland Construction Corporation. He is also the President of Fontaine Construction Corporation. He is a businessman.
Rice has served as Chair of the Pickens County Public Services Commission. He joined the South Carolina State House of Representatives in 1995 and served in that position until 2010, representing the 26th District.
While in the South Carolina House, Rice served on the following committee:
- Operations and Management Committee, South Carolina House, Vice Chair
- Ways and Means Committee, South Carolina House, Second Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on Property Tax
- Subcommittee on Transportation and Regulatory
Rice ran for election in the 2012 election for South Carolina State Senate District 2. Rice was initially decertified from the ballot but filed and was accepted as a Petition Candidate. Rice was defeated by Larry Martin (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|South Carolina State Senate, District 2, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Larry Martin Incumbent||64.4%||24,013|
|Republican (Petition)||Rex Rice||35.3%||13,164|
Rice did not seek re-election to District 26 in 2010. Rice lost in the Republican primary for U.S. House District 3.
On November 4, 2008, Rince won re-election unopposed to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 9,371 votes, representing District 26.
Rice raised $10,050 for his campaign.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 26 (2008)|
|Rex Rice (R)||9,371|
Rice raised $10,050 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|6 different donors each donated:||$1,000|
Rice and his wife, Ruth, have two children.
- South Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Rex Rice (dead link)
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- AP.org, "South Carolina State Senate and State House Election Results" accessed November 7, 2012
- South Carolina State Election Commission, “2012 General Election – Official Results,” November 19, 2012
- Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in South Carolina
- Campaign contributors to Rex Rice
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 26
| Succeeded by|
Eric Bikas (R)
State of South Carolina
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