|South Carolina House District 3|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Skelton earned his BS and MS from Clemson University in 1956 and 1958, respectively. He went on to receive his PhD from Duke University in 1964.
Skelton has worked in the following positions: Real Estate Broker, Residential Contractor, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Clemson University, and Arbitrator/Mediator.
Skelton served on the Clemson City Council from 1971 to 1974. He then joined the South Carolina State House of Representatives in 2003. He has served in that position since, representing the 3rd District.
- Subcommittee on Higher Education, Chair
Skelton ran unopposed in the June 8 Republican primary for District 3 of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Skelton is unopposed in the general election on November 2. Thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, he is guaranteed re-election.
On November 4, 2008 Skelton won re-election to the 3rd District seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives, defeating Jason Gale (D).
Skelton raised $60,895 for his campaign, while Gale raised $2,526.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 3 (2008)|
|B.R. Skelton (R)||6,458|
|Jason Gale (D)||3,650|
Skelton raised $60,895 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|B R Skelton||$20,000|
|House Republicans Caucus of South Carolina||$10,000|
|South Carolina Leadership PAC||$2,000|
|Palmetto Leadership Council||$2,000|
|W J Breas Inc||$2,000|
|Carolina Commerce Fund||$2,000|
Skelton and his wife, Vickie Lynn, have four children.
- South Carolina House of Representative - Rep. B.R. Skelton
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 3
| Succeeded by|
State of South Carolina
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