Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) biography

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

3rd term Republican from South Carolina.


Residence: Seneca

Marital Status: Single

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: SC House, 1993-95; US House, 1995-2003; US Senate, 2003-present

Military: USAF, 82-88; SCANG, 89-96; USAFR, 88-89,03-15

Education: BA University of South Carolina, 1977; JD University of South Carolina, 1981

Birthdate: 07/09/1955

Birthplace: Seneca, SC

Religion: Southern Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 54%

Major Opponent: Brad Hutto (D)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Lindsey Graham via Web Form.


Washington, D.C. Office:

290 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5972
Fax: (202) 224-3808

Columbia Office: (more district offices)

508 Hampton Street, Suite 202
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Phone: (803) 933-0112
Fax: (803) 933-0957


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Richard Perry
  • Scheduler: Alice James
  • Legis. Dir.: Matt Rimkunas
  • Comm. Dir.: Kevin Bishop
  • Press Secy.: Alice James
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Watson Horner
  • Telecomm LA: Watson Horner
  • Education LA: Meghan Dorn
  • Telecomm LA: Meghan Dorn
  • Education LA: Scott Graber
  • Transportation LA: Scott Graber
  • Trade LA: Meghan Dorn
  • Commerce LA: Meghan Dorn
  • Labor LA: Meghan Dorn
  • Budget LA: Nick Myers
  • Government Affairs LA: Craig Abele
  • Space - NASA LA: Scott Graber
  • Animal Welfare LA: Meghan Dorn
  • Animal Welfare LA: Scott Graber



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Lindsey Graham voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Motion to Recede and Amend the Bill; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 11/08/2007 Nay Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Lindsey Graham's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Lindsey Graham a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Lindsey Graham
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Lindsey Graham


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