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Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.)

  • District: 6th District, East central -- parts of Columbia and Charleston
  • Residence: Columbia
  • Born: July 21, 1940; Sumter, S.C.
  • Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
  • Family: Wife, Emily England Clyburn; three children
  • Education: South Carolina State College, B.A. 1962 (social studies)
  • Military Service: None
  • 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, 1986; U.S. House, 1993-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (11th term)
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State Information: 6th District, East central -- parts of Columbia and Charleston

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general James Clyburn (D) 218,717 93.6%
Nammu Muhammad (GREEN) 12,920 5.5%
Write-In (WRI) 1,978 0.8%
2010 general James Clyburn (D) 125,459 62.9%
Jim Pratt (R) 72,661 36.4%
Nammu Muhammad (GREEN) 1,389 0.7%
write-ins (WRI) 81 0%
2008 general James Clyburn (D) 193,378 67.5%
Nancy Harrelson (R) 93,059 32.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 134 0%
2006 general James Clyburn (D) 100,213 64.4%
Gary McLeod (R) 53,181 34.2%
Antonio Williams (GREEN) 2,224 1.4%
write-in (Write-In) 88 0.1%
2004 general James Clyburn (D) 161,987 67%
Gary McLeod (R, C) 79,600 32.9%
write-ins (Write-In) 242 0.1%
2002 general James Clyburn (D) 115,855 67%
Gary McLeod (R) 55,490 32.1%
R. Augenstein (LIBERT) 1,662 1%
write-ins (Write-In) 40 0%
2000 general James Clyburn (D) 138,053 71.8%
Vince Ellison (R) 50,005 26%
Dianne Nevins (NL) 2,339 1.2%
Lynwood Hines (LIBERT) 1,934 1%
write-ins (Write-In) 49 0%
1998 general James E. Clyburn (D) 116,507 72.6%
Gary McLeod (R) 41,421 25.8%
George C. Taylor (NL) 2,496 1.6%
write-ins (Write-In) 152 0.1%
1996 general James E. Clyburn (D) 120,132 69.4%
Gary McLeod (R) 51,974 30%
Savita P. Joshi (NL) 948 0.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 26 0%
1994 general James E. Clyburn (D) 88,635 63.8%
Gary McLeod (R) 50,259 36.2%
write-ins (Write-In) 29 0%
1992 general James E. Clyburn (D) 120,647 65.3%
John Chase (R) 64,149 34.7%
write-ins (Write-In) 75 0%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 69% Mitt Romney: 30%
2008 Barack Obama: 68% John McCain: 31%

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