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Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.)

  • District: 4th District, North -- Greenville, Spartanburg
  • Residence: Spartanburg
  • Born: August 22, 1964; Greenville, S.C.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Terri Gowdy; two children
  • Education: Baylor U., B.A. 1986 (history); U. of South Carolina, J.D. 1989
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Assistant U.S. attorney, 1994-00; S.C. 7th Circuit solicitor, 2001-10; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ethics; Judiciary (Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security & Investigations; Immigration & Border Security - Chairman); Oversight & Government Reform (Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census; National Security); Benghazi Attack - Chairman
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State Information: 4th District, North -- Greenville, Spartanburg

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Trey Gowdy (R) 173,201 64.9%
Deb Morrow (D) 89,964 33.7%
Jeff Sumerel (GREEN) 3,390 1.3%
Write-In (WRI) 329 0.1%
2010 general Trey Gowdy (R) 137,586 63.4%
Paul Corden (D) 62,438 28.8%
Dave Edwards (CNSTP) 11,059 5.1%
Rick Mahler (LIBERT) 3,010 1.4%
C. Walters (GREEN) 2,564 1.2%
write-ins (WRI) 181 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 36% Mitt Romney: 62%
2008 Barack Obama: 38% John McCain: 61%

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