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John E. Courson

Republican — Senator — District 20
Available Terms:
  • 119
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016
  • 2017-2018

John E. Courson represents Senate District 20 in the South Carolina Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 449 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
  • Home Address:

    2934 Wheat St.Columbia 29205
    Phone: 803-256-7853

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • S 219

    A Bill To Enact The "South Carolina Conservation Bank Reauthorization Act," By Amending Chapter 24, Title 12 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Deed Recording Fees, By Adding Section 12-24-98, To Provide For A Proportional Reduction In The Transfer Of Recording Fees In The Annual Appropriations Act Under Certain Circumstances; To Amend Act 200 Of 2002, Relating To The Establishment And Funding Sources Of The South Carolina Conservation Bank, To Extend For Ten Years, Through June 30, 2028, The Provisions Of Chapter 59, Title 48, The South Carolina Conservation Bank Act, Otherwise Scheduled For Repeal Effective July 1, 2018; And To Repeal Section 48-59-75.

  • S 111

    A Bill To Amend Section 7-5-10 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To The Appointment Of Board Members Of County Boards Of Voter Registration And Elections, To Allow The Legislative Delegation Of A County To Remove The Governor'S Appointment Authority Over The County Boards Of Voter Registration And Elections And Devolve The Power On The County'S Governing Body.

  • S 98

    A Bill To Amend Section 7-13-360 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To A Place To Write In Names On Ballots For General And Special Elections, To Provide The Ballots Shall Also Contain A Place For Voters To Write In The Name Of Any Other Person For Whom They Wish To Vote For The Election Of The President And Vice President.

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  • S 110

    A Bill To Amend Article 1, Chapter 11, Title 6 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To General Provisions Of The Special Purpose Or Public Service Districts In South Carolina, By Adding Section 6-11-102, To Allow The Legislative Delegation Of A County To Remove The Governor'S Appointment Authority Over The Recreation Commission And Devolve The Power On The County'S Governing Body.

  • S 7

    A Bill To Enact The "South Carolina Conservation Bank Reauthorization Act" By Amending Section 48-59-75 Of The 1976 Code, To Provide For A Proportional Reduction In The Transfer Of Recording Fees In The Annual Appropriations Act Under Certain Circumstances; And To Amend Act 200 Of 2002, Relating To The Establishment And Funding Sources Of The South Carolina Conservation Bank, To Extend For Ten Years, Through June 30, 2028, The Provisions Of Chapter 59, Title 48, The South Carolina Conservation Bank Act, Otherwise Scheduled For Repeal Effective July 1, 2018.

  • S 2

    A Senate Resolution To Congratulate Dr. James "Jim" St. John Upon The Occasion Of His Retirement, To Commend Him For His Many Years Of Outstanding Service To His Congregations And The Senate Of South Carolina, And To Wish Him Much Happiness And Fulfillment In The Years To Come.

Recent Votes

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S 1

to adopt the Resolution

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2860.0
•••No: 1839.0
•••Other: 00.0
S 1

to lay on the table

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2860.0
•••No: 1839.0
•••Other: 00.0
S 1

to lay on the table

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2758.0
•••No: 1839.0
•••Other: 12.0
S 1

to move the previous question

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2860.0
•••No: 1839.0
•••Other: 00.0
H 5001

to override the veto 42

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3269.0
•••No: 715.0
•••Other: 715.0
H 5001

to override the veto 41

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3269.0
•••No: 715.0
•••Other: 715.0
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Sources

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the South Carolina Legislature. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.