All five women in the South Carolina state senate participated in a dramatic multi-day filibuster to defeat a near-total abortion ban. In a series of powerful rebukes, the bipartisan group of state lawmakers criticized their male colleagues for their oppressive stance against reproductive rights. South Carolina’s case underscores the growing divide within the GOP on the issue of abortion. Republican state Sen. Sandy Senn, who was among the five women to filibuster the bill, tells Ali Velshi that despite her personal views on abortion, she is not going to tell another woman “what she can and cannot do with her life and her body.”
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If YOU, ARE, BEING, HONEST, FROM, YOUR, WIVES, FROM, YOUR, CHILDREN, FROM, YOUR, GRANDCHILDREN., YOU, CANNOT, TELL, ME, THAT, YOU, ARE, NOT., I, KNOW, YOU, ARE., >>, VERY, PUBLICAN, SOUTH, CAROLINA, STATE, SENATOR, SANDY, SENN, WHO, YOU, JUST, SAW, THERE, JOINS, ME, NOW., SENATOR, THANKS, FOR, BEING, WITH, US, THIS, MORNING., >>, THANK, YOU, FOR, HAVING, ME, SIR., >>, I, WANT, TO, BE, CLEAR, YOU, ARE, A, REPUBLICAN, YOU, ARE, CONSERVATIVE, YOU, HAVE, CONSERVATIVE, STANCES, ON, A, LOT, OF, THINGS., I, DON't, KNOW, WHAT, YOUR, VIEWS, ON, ABORTION, ARE., BUT, YOU, AND, YOUR, FELLOW, SENATORS, THERE, A, BREAKTHROUGH, MOMENT, THERE, SAYING, THAT, REPRESENTATION, MATTERS, AS, WOMAN, REGARDLESS, OF, YOUR, POLITICAL, PARTY, YOU, WANT, TO, MAKE, A, STATEMENT, THAT, WE, DON't, NEED, YOUR, CONTROL., AND, SO, WHEN, YOU, TRANSFER, THIS, CONVERSATION, INTO, A, CONVERSATION, OF, CONTROL, THAT, IS, ACTUALLY, WHERE, MOST, AMERICAN, PEOPLE, ARE., IT's, NOT, A, MATTER, OF, WHETHER, PEOPLE, LIKE, ABORTION, OR, NOT, IT's, A, MATTER, OF, WHETHER, PEOPLE, OR, NOT, THINK, SHOULD, THEY, MAKE, THEIR, OWN, CHOICES., >>, THAT's, EXACTLY, RIGHT., AND, IN, SOUTH, CAROLINA, THERE, ARE, 46 SENATORS, BUT, ONLY, FIVE, OF, US, ARE, FEMALE., AND, OVERALL, WE, ONLY, HAVE, A, 14%, REPRESENTATION, EVEN, IN, THE, HOUSE, OF, REPRESENTATIVES., SO, WE, ARE, DEFINITELY, IN, THE, MINORITY., AND, WE, CAN, BAND, TOGETHER, TO, BE, HEARD, ACROSS, PARTY, LINES., AND, WE, ALSO, HAD, THREE, MALE, SENATORS, THAT, WITHOUT, THEM, WE, WOULD, NOT, HAVE, BEEN, ABLE, TO, MAKE, IT., SO, I, DON't, BELIEVE, IN, DRACONIAN, BILLS, ON, EITHER, SIDE, OF, THE, AISLE., I, AM, A, CENTRIST., I, THOUGHT, THAT, I, WAS, CONSERVATIVE., IT, TURNS, OUT, I'm, VERY, VERY, FISCALLY, CONSERVATIVE., BUT, ON, A, LOT, OF, THESE, SOCIAL, ISSUES, I, THINK, THAT, THEY, ARE, JUST, THERE, FOR, SHOCK, AND, ALL., AND, OF, COURSE, I'm, GONNA, STAND, UP, FOR, WOMEN, I, DON't, WANT, ANYONE, TO, HAVE, AN, ABORTION, BUT, NOR, AM, I, GOING, TO, TELL, HER, WHAT, SHE, CAN, AND, CANNOT, DO, WITH, HER, LIFE, AND, HER, BODY., >>, YOU, ARE, AN, INDEPENDENT, MIND, YOU, ARE, SORT, OF, A, LIBERTARIAN, IN, THE, IDEA, THAT, YOU, DON't, BELIEVE, THAT, THE, GOVERNMENT, OR, THE, MAN, WHO, RUN, GOVERNMENT, SHOULD, HAVE, THAT, ROLE, OR, THAT, VOICE, IN, WOMAN's, LIFE., THAT, IS, FOR, WOMEN, TO, DISCUSS, WITH, EITHER, THEIR, FAMILIES, OR, WHETHER, DOCTORS., >>, EXACTLY., IN, MY, STATE, THESE, FOLKS, ARE.
A, BILL, ONE, OF, THEM, FILED, 19, PEOPLE, SIGNED, ON, IT, THAT, SAID, IT, WAS.
A WOMAN, PUNISHABLE, AS, MURDER, IF, THEY, HAD, AN, ABORTION., AND, 19, LAWMAKERS, SIGNED, ON, TO, THAT., SO, AGAIN, THAT's, AN, EXAMPLE, OF, EXTREMISM., AND, IT's, JUST, NOT, GONNA, HOLD., AND, IT's, NEVER, GONNA, STOP, A, WOMAN, FROM, HAVING, AN, ABORTION, WHEN, SHE, ONCE, SO, THAT's, ONE, OF, THE, POINTS, I'm, TRYING, TO, MAKE., BUT, OUR, GROWING, FRUSTRATION, IS, THAT, OUR, LEADERSHIP, BROUGHT, THIS, TO, THE, FLOOR, THREE, TIMES, IN, UNDER, SIX, MONTHS, COSTING, THE, STATE, TONS, OF, MONEY, COSTING, US, TO, WASTE, SO, MUCH, TIME., AND, WHEN, I, ASKED, THEM, WHETHER, ABORTION, WAS, THE, NUMBER, ONE, ISSUE, FACING, OUR, STATE, HE, REFUSED, TO, ANSWER, ME., AND, THEN, HE, TURNED, AROUND, AND, TOLD, REPORTERS, THAT, HE, WOULD, BE, COMING, AFTER, ME, IN, 2024., SO, I, GUESS, FIVE, SENATORS, FEMALES, ARE, TOO, MANY, FOR, HIM., >>, LET's, TALK, A, LITTLE, BIT, ABOUT, YOU, SAID, SOMETHING, TO, YOUR, MALE, COLLEAGUES, THAT, YOU, PROBABLY, GET, AN, EARFUL, FROM, YOUR, WIVES, YOUR, KIDS., AND, IT's, PROBABLY, TRUE, BECAUSE, IF, YOU, LOOK, AT, THE, NUMBERS, OF, PEOPLE, WHO, DO, NOT, WANT, ABORTION, CRIMINALIZED, IN, THIS, WAY, THAT, MAKES, SENSE., WHAT, ABOUT, YOU, WHO, ARE, YOU, GETTING, AN, EARFUL, FROM?, ARE, YOU, GETTING, AN, EARFUL, FROM REPUBLICANS, FROM, THE, MAN, IN, THE, CHAMBER?, AND, TELL, ME, A, LITTLE, BIT, MORE, ABOUT, THIS, FIVE, WOMEN, IF, THEY're, FIVE, TOO, MANY, GIVING, SOMEONE, WILL, LAUNCH, A, MOVEMENT, AGAINST, YOU, BYE, WOMAN?, >>, YES, I, THINK, THEY, DEFINITELY, WILL, BECAUSE, WE, ARE, STANDING, IN, BETWEEN, YOU, KNOW, TOTAL, ABORTION, IN, OUR, STATE., AND, THEY, REALIZE, THAT., SO, THERE, ARE, PEOPLE, IN, THE, UPS, STATES, IN, PARTICULAR, THAT, WILL, BE, THROWING, A, LOT, OF, MONEY, TO, RUN, AGAINST, US., AND, AS, I, SAID, MY, LEADER, HAS, ALREADY, SAID, SO., BUT, THIS, IS, THE, THIRD, TIME, HE's, GONE, INTO, THIS, ARGUMENT, AND, ALL, THREE, TIMES, HE's, BEEN, EMBARRASSED., SO, THIS, YEAR, HE, REALLY, GOT, EMBARRASSED, IN, THIS, THIRD, TIME., AND, MAYBE, HE's, GONNATOP, IT., HE's, NOT, GONNA, GET, IT, PASSED, UNTIL, 2024, AND, THAT, IS, IF, HE, GETS, SOME, OF, US, UNELECTED., AND, THAT, IS, IF, WE, DON't, GET, MORE, WOMAN, ELECTED, TO, REPLACE, THEM, IN, THE, CHAMBER., >>, THAT's, WHERE, I, WAS, GOING, NEXT, BECAUSE, WHEN, I, WAS, TALKING, TO, THE, TO, JUSTIN's, FROM, TENNESSEE, ONE, OF, THE, THINGS, THEY, SAID, AS, A, RESULT, OF, THEIR, EXPULSION, A, LOT, OF, PEOPLE, ARE, PHONING, AND, SAY, HOW, DO, I, GET INVOLVED, IN, POLITICS, NOT, JUST, COMING, TO, RALLIES, AND, THINGS, LIKE, THAT, BUT, HOW, DO, I, RUN?, HOW, DO, I, GET, INVOLVED?, IN, THESE, MOMENTS, THESE, BREAKTHROUGH, MOMENTS, TEND, TO, BE, WATERSHEDS, FOR, THOSE, KINDS, OF, THINGS., SO, WHAT, HAPPENS, NEXT, FOR, YOU, AND, SOME, OF, THESE, WOMEN, WHO, SAY, THIS, WILL, ONLY, WORK, IN, THE, FUTURE, IF, WOMEN, ARE, ELECTED, TO, OFFICE., AND, THAT, MEANS, WOMEN, RUNNING, FOR, OFFICE., >>, EXACTLY., AND, IT's, REALLY, EASIER, FOR, WOMEN, TO, WIN., I, MEAN, UNFORTUNATELY, YOU, DO, HAVE, TO, HAVE, MONEY, TO, RUN, BUT, I, CAN, HELP, TEACH, THEM, HOW, TO, RAISE, MONEY., THERE, ARE, A, LOT, OF, PEOPLE, THAT, WANT, TO, GIVE, THE, MONEY., AND, AS, LONG, AS, THEY, BASICALLY, STAND, UP, FOR, WHAT's, RIGHT, AND, AGAIN, WE, DON't, ALL, WALK, IN, LOCKSTEP., I, MEAN, SOME, OF, MY, DEMOCRATIC, SISTER, SISTERS, THEY, WOULD, LIKE, YOU, KNOW, FOR, ABORTION, TO, GO, A, LITTLE, BIT, FURTHER, ON, 12, WEEKS., THAT, IS, JUST, TO, ME, THE, BEST, SPOT, THAT, I, COULD, LAND, TO, BE, IN, THE, CENTER., IT's, ONE, OF, THOSE, THINGS, THAT, WE're, NOT, GONNA, EVER, AGREE, THAT, IF, MORE, WOMEN, RUN, BETTER, THINGS, ARE, GONNA, HAPPEN, IN, OUR, STATE., YOU, MAY NOT, KNOW, TWO, WEEKS, AFTER, THE, VERY, ONE, OF, THE, ABORTION, LAWS, WAS, STRUCK, THE, FIRST, SIX-WEEK, ABORTION, LAW, WAS, STRUCK, BY, THE, SUPREME, COURT, OUR, ALL, MALE, PRETTY, MUCH, LEGISLATURE, TOOK, OUT, THE, ONE, FEMALE, SUPREME, COURT, JUSTICE., SHE, HAD, TO, RETIRE., THERE, WERE, TWO, FEMALES, RUNNING, WHO, ARE, BETTER, QUALIFIED, IN, THE, MAIL., AND, WHAT, THEY, DO?, THEY, PUT, A, MAIL, FROM, THE, UPSTATE, WHICH, IS, MORE, CONSERVATIVE., I'm, FROM, CHARLESTON., IT's, MORE, CONSERVATIVE, IN, OUR, AREA, ALL, BECAUSE, OF, ABORTION, MAKING, US, THE, ONLY, STATE, IN, THE, NATION, WITH, NO, FEMALE, JUDGE, ALL, BECAUSE, OF, ABORTION., >>, WELL, PEOPLE, LIKE, YOU, AND, YOUR, COLLEAGUES, AND, YOUR.
South Carolina passed a similar six-week abortion ban in 2021, but the state Supreme Court struck it down earlier this year, concluding that the state constitution's privacy protections require that women be allowed sufficient time to determine they are pregnant and end a pregnancy.Did SC pass a bill to make abortion illegal upon conception? ›
Senate Bill 474, known as the “Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act,” bans most abortions after early cardiac activity can be detected in a fetus or embryo, commonly as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant.What is the SC heartbeat bill? ›
474, the Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act, into law. The bill protects life by prohibiting abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, with exceptions for rape or incest during the first twelve weeks of pregnancy, medical emergencies, or fatal fetal anomalies.Who are the 5 female senators in SC? ›
Mia McLeod, Sen. Katrina Shealy (R-Lexington), Sen. Penry Gustafson (R-Kershaw), Sen. Margie Bright-Matthews (D-Colleton), and Sen.Is abortion a felony in South Carolina? ›
Anyone who violates the ban is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be fined $10,000, face prison time of up to two years or both.When can you no longer get an abortion in South Carolina? ›
If you're in South Carolina and need an abortion
If you're 21 weeks, 6 days pregnant or less, it is legal for you to get an abortion in South Carolina. Although South Carolina bans abortion after 21 weeks, 6 days, many providers stop offering abortion earlier in pregnancy.
Abortion in South Carolina is legal up to 22 weeks gestation. On May 25, 2023, Governor Henry McMaster signed a 6-week ban, and it took effect immediately. The ban was indefinitely blocked in court on May 26.What is the abortion bill in SC 2023? ›
2023-2024 Bill 240: Abortion Ban with Exceptions - South Carolina Legislature Online. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina: SECTION 1. This act may be cited as the "Human Life Protection Act".What did the SC Supreme Court rule on abortion? ›
The majority opinion in the South Carolina Supreme Court ruling striking down the 2021 law said that although lawmakers have the authority to protect life, the privacy clause in the state constitution ultimately gives women time to determine whether they want to get an abortion and most women don't know they are ...What is SC Code 44 41 680? ›
Section 44-41-680. Performance of abortion prohibited if fetal heartbeat detected; exceptions; physician required to notify law enforcement after performing abortion in certain circumstances; penalties.
On Thursday, January 5, 2023, the South Carolina Supreme Court held that the Fetal Heartbeat Act is unconstitutional. As a result, South Carolina's abortion laws codified in 1974 continue to be the legal standards governing abortions in South Carolina.Does South Carolina have a Patients bill of Rights? ›
Be treated with respect and dignity; • Be free from mental or physical abuse; • Be free from being restrained either physically or with drugs, unless your doctor has ordered them; • Be free from working or performing services for the facility unless they are for therapeutic purposes identified in your plan of care; • ...What political party do most of the SC senators belong to? ›
Senators must be citizens of the United States and the State of South Carolina, at least 25 years old at the time of their election, and residents of the district in which they are elected. Senators serve four year terms. The political make up of the current Senate is 30 Republicans, 15 Democrats and 1 Independent.Who was the first woman in the South Carolina Senate? ›
Mary Gordon Ellis (April 21, 1889 – September 9, 1934) was an educator and politician from South Carolina. She became the first woman elected to the South Carolina Legislature with her election to the South Carolina State Senate in 1928.How many female congresswoman are there? ›
n. the termination of pregnancy by various means, including medical surgery, before the fetus is able to sustain independent life.Is abortion a Class C felony in Tennessee? ›
Criminal abortion is a Class C felony. Every person who attempts to procure a miscarriage commits the crime of attempt to procure criminal miscarriage, unless the attempt to procure a miscarriage is performed in compliance with the requirements of subsection (c).Did the Senate vote for abortion ban in SC? ›
The South Carolina Senate passed a ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy on Tuesday, after a filibuster led by five women senators, including three Republicans, failed to block it.What are the pregnancy laws in South Carolina? ›
The Federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) forbids discrimination based on pregnancy when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, such as leave and health insurance, and any other term or condition of employment.Did the judge block the South Carolina abortion ban so state high court can review? ›
A South Carolina judge on Friday moved to pause the state's six-week abortion ban until it can be reviewed by the state Supreme Court. Judge Clifton Newman of the South Carolina Circuit Court granted a temporary injunction Friday morning, barely 24 hours after Gov. Henry McMaster (R) signed the measure into law.
Senate Bill 474, known as the “Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act,” would ban most abortions after early cardiac activity can be detected in a fetus or embryo, commonly as early as six weeks into pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant.Is Plan B legal in South Carolina? ›
You can get emergency contraception from the drugstore without a prescription if you are 17 or older (with a prescription if you are under 17) or for low or no-cost at a family planning clinic. Emergency contraception lowers your risk of pregnancy by 75-88%, but could be as high as 95% if taken within 24 hours.What are the cities of South Carolina? › Which is the capital of South Carolina? ›
In 1786 the South Carolina Assembly voted to move the state capital to Columbia, a more geographically, centralized location.Did the Supreme Court overturn the 6 week abortion ban in South Carolina? ›
The South Carolina Supreme Court overturned a similar 2021 law as a violation of the state constitution's right to privacy in a 3-2 decision this January. But many Republicans believe the latest version would stand after changes to both the proposal's language and the court's makeup.Did the Supreme Court overturn the state 6 week abortion ban as unconstitutional in South Carolina? ›
McMaster signed a previous so-called "heartbeat ban" into law in 2021, but it was struck down by the state's Supreme Court in January. Fifteen states have ceased nearly all abortion services since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending federal protections for abortion rights.Is the right to privacy in South Carolina for abortion? ›
In a 3-2 decision, the state top held that a so-called “heartbeat” abortion law violated the South Carolina Constitution's right to privacy. The outcome reinstated South Carolina's 20-week abortion law. It didn't take long, however, for state lawmakers to pick up the gauntlet and enact a new six-week ban.What is South Carolina Code 56 5 2350? ›
The driver of a vehicle about to enter or cross a roadway from any place other than another roadway shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching on the roadway to be entered or crossed.What is S.C. code 38 77? ›
Title 38 - Insurance. Chapter 77 - AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE. Section 38-77-170 - Conditions to sue or recover under uninsured motorist provision when owner or operator of motor vehicle causing injury or damage is unknown.What is South Carolina Code 15 51 10? ›
SECTION 15-51-10. Civil action for wrongful act causing death.
South Carolina lawmakers pass six-week abortion ban, send to governor. May 23 (Reuters) - South Carolina lawmakers on Tuesday passed a ban on most abortions after fetal cardiac activity begins, around six weeks.How is a bill passed in South Carolina? ›
When a bill is passed by both bodies it is sent to the GOVERNOR for his or her signature. When the Governor signs the bill it becomes a LAW. The signed bill is then called an act. All the laws are combined to form the South Carolina CODE OF LAWS.Is South Carolina a blue law state? ›
Enforcement relaxed in the early '20s. (Police were too busy arresting bootleggers and destroying stills). Then, in January 1927, Gov, John Reynolds declared that he would make South Carolina the most moral state in the nation by enforcing all state blue laws passed since 1691.Did South Carolina pass the Compassionate Care Act? ›
Thirty-seven states — including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi — give their residents this medical freedom. The South Carolina Senate passed S. 150, 28-15.Does South Carolina still have blue laws? ›
For more than three decades, beginning with the passage of a 1973 law, bartenders in South Carolina were forced to make all mixed drinks using mini-bottles, commonly referred to as “airplane bottles.” That mini-bottle mandate finally came to an end in 2006 with the passage of legislation repealing it.Is SC a red or blue state? ›
Since the election of 1964, South Carolina has voted for the Republican party in every presidential election, with the exception of 1976 when Jimmy Carter, a southern Democrat, was elected president.Where is the best place to live in South Carolina? ›
- Myrtle Beach, SC.
- Greenville, SC.
- Spartanburg, SC.
- Charleston, SC.
- Columbia, SC.
Is South Carolina a red state? Yes, South Carolina is a red state with a CPVI of R+8. South Carolina has a Republican governor, a Republican Senate party, and a House balance of one Republican. Since the 1964 presidential election, South Carolina has voted Republican every year except in 1976.Who was the 2nd female senator? ›
In 1978, Muriel Humphrey Brown became the first and only Second Lady to serve in the United States Senate, after Hubert Humphrey's unexpected death in office.Who was the first black senator in SC? ›
Scott is the first African-American U.S. senator from South Carolina. He was one of three black U.S. Senators in the 113th Congress, alongside Mo Cowan and later Cory Booker (and the first since Roland Burris retired in 2010 after succeeding Barack Obama).
James Strom Thurmond Sr.
He was the oldest serving member of the United States Senate to date and the only senator to reach 100 while in office. He was also Governor of his home state South Carolina and a Presidential candidate. He was a lawyer.
2019: Nevada became the first state to have women hold a majority of state legislative seats (32 of 63, or 50.8%).Who is the oldest woman in Congress? ›
Dianne Feinstein is the oldest woman currently in Congress, at the age of 89. Feinstein has been the California Senator since 1992 and has worked for the government since the 1960s. Before being elected to the Senate, Feinstein was Mayor of San Francisco from 1978 – 1988.What do you call a female congressman? ›
Also referred to as a congressman or congresswoman, each representative is elected to a two-year term serving the people of a specific congressional district.Who is South Carolina state senator female? ›
Katrina Frye Shealy (born December 25, 1954, in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American politician, and a member of the South Carolina State Senate. She is a Republican but was elected as a petition candidate from District 23 in Lexington County.Who is South Carolina's female Congress? ›
Nancy Ruth Mace (born December 4, 1977) is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district since 2021.What is the name of the female senator? ›
|Name (Party–State)||Service Dates|
|Susan M. Collins (R-ME)||1997–present|
|Blanche L. Lincoln (D-AR)||1999–2011|
|Hillary R. Clinton (D-NY)||2001–2009|
|Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)||2001–present|
The state's current U.S. senators are Republicans Lindsey Graham, serving since 2003, and Tim Scott, serving since 2013.Who is the black senator from SC? ›
It has been suggested that Tim Scott 2024 presidential campaign be merged into this article. (Discuss) Timothy Eugene Scott (born September 19, 1965) is an American businessman and politician serving as the junior United States senator from South Carolina since 2013.Who is the Senate majority leader in South Carolina? ›
|South Carolina State Senate|
|New session started||January 12, 2021|
|President||Thomas C. Alexander (R) since December 6, 2021|
|Majority Leader||A. Shane Massey (R) since April 6, 2016|
Congressman James E. Clyburn | Proudly Serving the 6th District of South Carolina.Is South Carolina conservative? ›
Presently, South Carolina's government is formed as a representative democracy. South Carolina is a largely conservative, Republican state.Who is the former Republican congressman from South Carolina? ›
Harold Watson "Trey" Gowdy III (born August 22, 1964) is an American television news presenter, former politician and former federal prosecutor who served as the U.S. representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district from 2011 to 2019.Who is the woman senator Murphy? ›
Stephanie Murphy (born Đặng Thị Ngọc Dung; September 16, 1978) is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Florida's 7th congressional district from 2017 to 2023. A member of the Democratic Party, she defeated incumbent Republican John Mica in 2016.Who was the first black woman senator? ›
Moseley Braun was the first African-American woman elected to the U.S. Senate, the first African-American U.S. Senator from the Democratic Party, the first woman to defeat an incumbent U.S. Senator in the primaries for the nomination by a major party, and the first female U.S. Senator from Illinois.Who is the oldest female senator? ›
She also chaired the International Narcotics Control Caucus from 2009 to 2015 and was the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee from 2017 to 2021, during the Trump administration. At 89, Feinstein is the oldest sitting U.S. senator and member of Congress.Who was the last Democratic senator in South Carolina? ›
James Strom Thurmond Sr. (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American politician who represented South Carolina in the United States Senate from 1954 to 2003.Who are the two representatives of South Carolina? ›
- 1st district: Nancy Mace (R) (since 2021)
- 2nd district: Joe Wilson (R) (since 2001)
- 3rd district: Jeff Duncan (R) (since 2011)
- 4th district: William Timmons (R) (since 2019)
- 5th district: Ralph Norman (R) (since 2017)
- 6th district: Jim Clyburn (D) (since 1993)
State: South Carolina District: 4 Party: Republican Served: House: 1993-1999, 2005-2011.