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Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.)

  • District: 7th District, Northeast -- Florence, Myrtle Beach
  • Residence: Myrtle Beach
  • Born: August 4, 1957; Charleston, S.C.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Wrenzie Rice; three children
  • Education: U. of South Carolina, B.S. 1979 (accounting); U. of South Carolina, J.D. 1982; U. of South Carolina, M.Acc. 1982 (accounting)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Horry County Council chairman, 2010-12; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Gloria Bromell Tinubu, D
  • Committee Assignments: Budget; Small Business (Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access - Chairman; Investigations, Oversight & Regulations); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Highways & Transit; Public-Private Partnerships; Water Resources & Environment)

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State Information: 7th District, Northeast -- Florence, Myrtle Beach

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Tom Rice (R) 153,068 55.5%
Gloria Tinubu (D) 122,389 44.4%
Write-In (WRI) 281 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 45% Mitt Romney: 54%
2008 Barack Obama: 45% John McCain: 54%




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