South Carolina

Despite losing the governor’s race, we helped Democrats flip two state House seats.

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Redistricting in South Carolina

The following timeline is a high-level overview outlining major redistricting events and activity in the state of South Carolina over the last 10 years.

2010

Republicans won trifecta control of the state, meaning that Republicans controlled the governorship and both chambers of the state legislature.

2011

Census data delivered to South Carolina.

With trifecta control of the redistricting process, Republicans passed their preferred maps.

2018

Democrats flipped two state House seats.

We are watching the Governor’s race and the State House.

1 Know the Decision Makers

Both congressional and state legislative maps are drawn by:

  • Governor
  • State Senate
  • State House

2 Know Your State Legislature

South Carolina Lower Chamber
44

Democratic-held
seats

80

Republican-held
seats

South Carolina Upper Chamber
18

Democratic-held
seats

28

Republican-held
seats

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