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John E. Courson

Republican — Senator — District 20
Available Terms:
  • 119
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

John E. Courson represents Senate District 20 in the South Carolina Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 426 bills.

1996 29536.0
1998 355339.62
2000 121105.0
2002 6950.0
2004 173809.04
2006 53549.08
2008 136875.0
2010 34600.0
2012 120199.12

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Columbia Address:

    412 Gressette Bldg.Columbia 29201
    Phone: 803-212-6250

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 1278

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Commend The Columbia Museum Of Art And To Congratulate The Museum'S Administrators And Staff Upon Being Named A Recipient Of The Institute Of Museum And Library Services' National Medal For Museum And Library Service.

  • S 1276

    A Concurrent Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Significant Work Of The Big Red Barn Retreat In Richland County As A Source Of Providing Peace For Those In Need Of Healing And To Commend The Retreat'S Midlands Gives Day.

  • S 1273

    A Bill To Amend Article 1, Chapter 11, Title 6 Of The 1976 Code Relating To General Provisions Of The Special Purpose Districts In South Carolina, So As To Create Section 6-11-102 To Allow The Legislative Delegation Of A County To Abolish A County Recreation Commission By Delegation Resolution And Devolve The Commission'S Powers Onto The Governing Body Of The County.

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  • S 1241

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor The Dedication, Heroism, And Importance Of Firefighters In The Palmetto State And To Declare May 4, 2016, As "Firefighters' Day" In South Carolina.

  • S 1236

    A Senate Resolution To Congratulate The University Of South Carolina Women'S Basketball Team On Netting Its Second Straight Sec Tournament Title And On Making It Into The 2016 Ncaa Tournament'S "Sweet Sixteen."

  • S 1219

    A Senate Resolution To Recognize And Honor Dr. Karen C. Woodward, Superintendent For Lexington County School District One, Upon The Occasion Of Her Retirement After A Distinguished Career Of Fifty-One Years In The Field Of Education And To Wish Her Continued Success And Happiness In All Her Future Endeavors.

Recent Votes

H 4717

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3373.0
•••No: 36.0
•••Other: 920.0
S 944

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1635.0
•••No: 2248.0
•••Other: 715.0
S 680

2nd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3986.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 613.0
S 1258

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3475.0
•••No: 48.0
•••Other: 715.0
H 3184

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3884.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 715.0
H 3186

3rd Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3986.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 613.0
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