South Carolina's congressional districts

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South Carolina's congressional districts since 2013
2012 election results, showing partisan membership

There are currently seven United States congressional districts in South Carolina.[1] There have been as few as four and as many as nine congressional districts in South Carolina. The 9th district and the 8th district were lost after the 1840 Census. The 7th district was last lost after the 1930 Census. Because the state exceeded the nation's average population growth in the 2010 Census, South Carolina regained a 7th district for the 2012 elections. As redistricting has affected the 1st and 6th Congressional Districts, some of the maps in this article do not reflect the new boundaries such as the fact that Jasper County is in the 6th District now and Hilton Head and much of Beaufort County is in District 1. To view the current correct Congressional maps for South Carolina please check out the Congressional maps at http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/SC. The 5th district and the 6th district were briefly lost after the Civil War, but both had been regained by the 1880 Census.

Republicans currently hold 6 seats (Districts 1,2,3,4,5,&7) while Democrats hold 1 seat (District 6).[2]

First Congressional District[edit]

Represented by Mark Sanford - R

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Second Congressional District[edit]

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Represented by Joe Wilson - R

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Third Congressional District[edit]

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Represented by Jeff Duncan - R

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Cities

Fourth Congressional District[edit]

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Represented by Trey Gowdy - R

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Cities

Fifth Congressional District[edit]

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Represented by Mick Mulvaney - R

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Sixth Congressional District[edit]

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Represented by Jim Clyburn - D

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Seventh Congressional District[edit]

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Represented by The Honorable Hugh Thompson "Tom" Rice Jr. - R

The Seventh Congressional District seat was eliminated after the 1930 U.S Census. It was re-established after the 2010 U.S. Census indicated population changes necessitated another representative to better serve the needs of the people in this area.

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Historical district boundaries[edit]

Obsolete districts[edit]

Eighth Congressional District

The Eighth Congressional District seat was eliminated after the 1840 census.

Ninth Congressional District[edit]

The Ninth Congressional District seat was eliminated after the 1840 census.

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