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Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.)

  • District: 2nd District, Central -- part of Columbia and suburbs, Aiken
  • Residence: Springdale
  • Born: July 31, 1947; Charleston, S.C.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Roxanne Wilson; four children
  • Education: Washington and Lee U., B.A. 1969 (political science); U. of South Carolina, J.D. 1972
  • Military Service: Army Reserve 1972-75; S.C. National Guard 1975-2003
  • 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; U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2001 (6th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Military Personnel - Chairman; Strategic Forces); Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions); Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade)
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State Information: 2nd District, Central -- part of Columbia and suburbs, Aiken

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Joe Wilson (R) 196,116 96.3%
Write-In (WRI) 7,602 3.7%
2010 general Joe Wilson (R) 138,861 53.5%
Rob Miller (D) 113,625 43.8%
Eddie McCain (LIBERT) 4,228 1.6%
Marc Beaman (CNSTP) 2,856 1.1%
write-ins (WRI) 102 0%
2008 general Joe Wilson (R) 184,583 53.7%
Rob Miller (D) 158,627 46.2%
write-ins (Write-In) 276 0.1%
2006 general Joe Wilson (R) 127,811 62.6%
Michael Ellisor (D) 76,090 37.3%
write-in (Write-In) 151 0.1%
2004 general Joe Wilson (R) 181,862 65%
Michael Ellisor (D) 93,249 33.3%
Steve Lefemine (CNSTP) 4,447 1.6%
write-ins (Write-In) 312 0.1%
2002 general Joe Wilson (R) 144,149 84.1%
Mark Whittington (UC) 17,189 10%
James Legg (LIBERT) 9,650 5.6%
write-ins (Write-In) 356 0.2%
2001 special Joe Wilson (R) 40,355 73.1%
Brent Weaver (D) 14,034 25.4%
Warren Eilertson (LIBERT) 420 0.8%
Steve Lefemine (CNSTP) 404 0.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 40% Mitt Romney: 59%
2008 Barack Obama: 40% John McCain: 59%

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