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James E. Clyburn

Party
Democrat
Latest Office Held:
US House, SC
Latest Office Sought:
US House, SC
CLYBURN, James Enos, (relative of George Washington Murray), a Representative from South Carolina; born in Sumter, Sumter County, S.C., July 21, 1940; graduated from Mather Academy, Camden, S.C., 1957; B.S., South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, S.C., 1961; teacher; employment counselor, South Carolina state employment security commission, 1965-1966; director, Charleston County, S.C., neighborhood youth corps and new careers projects, 1966-1968; executive director, South Carolina state commission for farm workers, 1968-1971; member of the staff of Governor John C. West, 1971-1974; South Carolina human affairs commissioner, 1974-1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present); chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Ninth Congress); majority whip (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses); assistant Democratic leader (One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses).

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Campaign Finance

$13,817,017 Received
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    95% of the total amount raised came from an identifiable industry.
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    Date Event
    July 25, 2014
    Venue:
    Breakfast at Holland & Knight
    July 22, 2014
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    Birthday Reception at
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Earmarks

$193,319,522 Allocated
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View all earmarks data for James E. Clyburn Sources: OpenSecrets.org