South Carolina

South Carolina is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and seven representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Scroll down for a map of the districts.


Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state.

Senior Senator
Lindsey Graham
Took Office: Jan 7, 2003
Next Election: 2020
Party: Republican
Junior Senator
Tim Scott
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Next Election: 2016
Party: Republican


The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 7 in South Carolina — each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

1st District
Marshall “Mark” Sanford
Took Office: May 15, 2013
Party: Republican
Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Mount ...
2nd District
Joe Wilson
Took Office: Dec 18, 2001
Party: Republican
Aiken County, Lexington County, Barnwell ...
3rd District
Jeff Duncan
Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Party: Republican
Anderson County, Laurens County, Oconee ...
4th District
Trey Gowdy
Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Party: Republican
5th District
Mick Mulvaney
Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Party: Republican
Kershaw County, Fairfield County, York ...
6th District
James “Jim” Clyburn
Took Office: Jan 5, 1993
Party: Democrat
Williamsburg County, Clarendon County, Jasper ...
7th District
Tom Rice
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Party: Republican
Horry County, Georgetown County, Chesterfield ...