April 16, 2014

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%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 69% Mitt Romney: 30%
2008 Barack Obama: 68% John McCain: 31%