Douglas Jennings, Jr.

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Douglas Jennings, Jr.
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South Carolina House District 54
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Douglas Jennings, Jr. (b. May 15, 1956) is a former Democratic member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 54.

Jennings earned his BA from Clemson University in 1978. He went on to receive his J.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1982. Jennings is an attorney.

Jennings served as a Legislative Assistant to the United States House of Representatives from 1978 to 1979. He then served the South Carolina State Senate Judiciary Committee as a Research Assistant from 1979 to 1982. From 1982 to 1988, he was an Assistant Solicitor for the 4th Judicial Circuit. He then served on the Marlboro County Election Committee from 1986 to 1991. Jennings joined the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1991 and served until 2010. From 2001 to 2003, he served as House Minority Leader.

Committee assignments

While in the South Carolina House, Jennings served on the following committee:

Subcommittee on Criminal Laws



Jennings did not run for re-election to District 54 in 2010.


On November 4, 2008 Jennings won re-election unopposed to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 10,535 votes, representing District 54. 

Jennings raised $72,484 for his campaign.[1]

South Carolina House of Representatives, District 54 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Jennings, Jr. (D) 10,535

Campaign donors


Jennings raised $72,484 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[2]

Donor Amount
20 different donors each donated: $1,000


Jennings and his wife, Deborah, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
South Carolina House of Representatives District 54
Succeeded by
Elizabeth Munnerlyn (D)