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Welcome to South Carolina on Ballotpedia!


Located in the southeast region of the United States, South Carolina is bordered by North Carolina, Georgia and the Atlantic Ocean. Nicknamed “the Palmetto state,” South Carolina was the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation, the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution and the eighth state to be admitted to the Union. While Columbia is South Carolina’s capital and largest city, the city of Greenville is the state’s largest metropolitan area. Currently, there are two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, a total of six members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 46 members of the South Carolina State Senate and 124 members of the South Carolina House of Representatives. As of September 2013, South Carolina is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.

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2014 elections in South Carolina

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National politics in South Carolina


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from South Carolina



Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Lindsey Graham
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, South Carolina 2003January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link
Tim Scott
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, South Carolina 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
James E. Clyburn
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Democratic PartyDistrict 6 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Jeff Duncan
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Joe Wilson
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2001January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Mark Sanford
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Michael "Mick" Mulvaney
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tom Rice
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Trey Gowdy
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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The structure of the South Carolina judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the South Carolina Supreme Court, the South Carolina Court of Appeals, the South Carolina Circuit Courts, the South Carolina Masters-in-Equity, the South Carolina Family Courts, the South Carolina Magistrate Courts, the South Carolina Municipal Courts and the South Carolina Probate Courts.


The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and the District Court of South Carolina Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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South Carolina
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The Palmetto State
Capital:   Columbia
Motto:   While I breathe, I hope
Population:   4.64 million
Area of state:   32,020 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1788
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