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Rep. James E. Clyburn, D-S.C.

Member of the House (13th term)



District: South Carolina - 6th District
Leadership: Assistant Leader
Political Highlights: candidate for S.C. House, 1970; S.C. Human Affairs Commissioner, 1974-92; sought Democratic nomination for S.C. secretary of state, 1978; sought Democratic nomination for S.C. secretary of state, 1986
Born: July 21, 1940; Sumter, S.C.
Residence: Columbia
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Family: Wife, Emily England Clyburn; three children
Education: South Carolina State College, B.A. 1962
Elected: 1992
Committee Assignments: None

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 26th ranked House Democrat
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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