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David Wright (South Carolina)
|South Carolina Public Service Commissioner|
|March 3, 2004-May 31, 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||March 3, 2004|
|Appointed by||South Carolina General Assembly|
|High school||Irmo High School (1973)|
|Bachelor's||Clemson University (1977)|
Prior to his election to theSouth Carolina Public Service Commission, Wright was self-employed for more than 25 years, having owned and/or operated several retail, commercial and professional services businesses. He has an extensive background in retail, commercial and political advertising and public relations, and has worked as a strategic consultant in all areas. Wright also has a strong background in planning and staging events as well. Adding to his broad and varied background, Wright has his real estate license and is a licensed auctioneer in South Carolina.
- Irmo High School (1973)
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Minor in Communications - Clemson University(1977)
Public Service Commission (2004-2013)
Wright was first appointed to the commission on March 3, 2004, was elected vice chairman in July of 2010, and was elected chairman in July 2012. His term would have expired on June 30, 2014, but he resigned early, retiring on May 31, 2013, stating, “I’m still young enough to do something else. I’m looking for a challenge.”
Comprehensive donor information for Wright is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Wright raised a total of $28,515 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 11, 2013.
|David Wright (South Carolina)'s Campaign Contribution History|
|1996||SC House of Representatives||$28,515|
|Grand Total Raised||$28,515|
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- South Carolina Public Service Commission, "Meet the Commissioners," accessed July 5, 2012
- The State, "SC Public Service Commission member David Wright to retire," May 30, 2013
- SC Now, "LEGISLATIVE NEWS: Legislature elects public service commission members," May 28, 2010
- Follow the Money, " Career fundraising for David Wright," accessed May 11, 2013
|South Carolina Public Service Commission
| Succeeded by|
Brent L. McGee
State of South Carolina
|State executive officers||
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