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Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C.

Member of the House (7th full term)

Republican



Biography

District: South Carolina - 2nd District
Political Highlights: Pine Ridge town judge, 1974-76; Republican nominee for S.C. Senate, 1976; Springdale town judge, 1977-80; S.C. Senate, 1985-2001
Born: July 31, 1947; Charleston, S.C.
Residence: Springdale
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Roxanne Wilson; four children
Education: Washington and Lee U., B.A. 1969; U. of South Carolina, J.D. 1972
Elected: 2001
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats and Capabilities - Chairman; Tactical Air & Land Forces); Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions); Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 40th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 22,167 followers
State Clout: South Carolina is 12th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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