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Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.

Senator (1st full term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: Charleston County Council, 1995-2008; Republican nominee for S.C. Senate, 1996; S.C. House, 2009-10; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-13
Born: September 19, 1965; North Charleston, S.C.
Residence: North Charleston
Religion: Christian
Family: Single
Education: Presbyterian College, attended 1983-84; Charleston Southern U., B.S. 1988
Elected: 2013
Committee Assignments: Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Housing, Transportation & Community Development - Chairman; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Finance (Health Care; Social Security, Pensions & Family Policy; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Employment & Workplace Safety; Primary Health and Retirement Security); Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Special Aging
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 40th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 152,061 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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