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South Carolina ratified the Constitution on May 23, 1788. Its Senate seats were declared vacant in July 1861 owing to its secession from the Union. They were again filled from July 1868.

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South Carolina Class 2 Senators

Class 2 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that were elected for two sessions of the U.S. Congress in the first election of 1788 and whose seats in recent years are contested in 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014.

# Senator Took office Left office Party Residence Background Congress Term
1 Pierce Butler Pierce butler.jpg March 4, 1789 October 25, 1796 Pro-Administration Charleston Delegate to Constitutional Convention 1 1
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2 John Hunter December 8, 1796 November 26, 1798 Democratic-Republican Newberry U.S. Representative (S.C.-2)
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3 Charles Pinckney Charles Pinckney.jpg December 6, 1798 June 6, 1801 Democratic-Republican Charleston Governor of South Carolina
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4 Thomas Sumter ThomasSumter.jpg December 15, 1801 December 16, 1810 Democratic-Republican Stateburg U.S. Representative (S.C.-4)
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5 John Taylor John Taylor South Carolina governor.jpg December 31, 1810 November 1816 Democratic-Republican Columbia U.S. Representative (S.C.-4)
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6 William Smith William Smith-SC.jpg December 4, 1816 March 3, 1823 Democratic-Republican Yorkville Judge of the South Carolina Circuit Court
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7 Robert Young Hayne Ryhayne.jpg March 4, 1823 December 13, 1832 Jacksonian/Nullifier Charleston Attorney General of South Carolina 18 7
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8 John C. Calhoun John C. Calhoun.jpeg December 29, 1832 March 3, 1843 Nullifier/ Democratic Fort Hill U.S. Vice President
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9 Daniel Elliott Huger March 4, 1843 March 3, 1845 Democratic Charleston South Carolina Senate 28
10 John C. Calhoun JohnCCalhoun.jpeg November 26, 1845 March 31, 1850 Democratic Pendleton U.S. Secretary of State 29
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11 Franklin H. Elmore FHElmore.jpg April 11, 1850 May 29, 1850 Democratic Columbia President of the Bank of the State of South Carolina
12 Robert Woodward Barnwell RWBarnwell.jpg June 4, 1850 December 8, 1850 Democratic Beaufort President of South Carolina College
13 Robert Barnwell Rhett December 18, 1850 May 7, 1852 Democratic Charleston U.S. Representative (S.C.-7)
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14 William F. De Saussure WilliamDeSaussure.jpg May 10, 1852 March 3, 1853 Democratic Columbia Lawyer
15 Josiah James Evans JosiahEvans.jpg March 4, 1853 May 6, 1858 Democratic Society Hill Judge of the South Carolina Supreme Court 33 12
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16 Arthur P. Hayne Arthur P. Hayne - Brady-Handy.jpg May 11, 1858 December 2, 1858 Democratic Charleston Lawyer and Diplomat
17 James Chesnut, Jr. JChesnut.jpg December 3, 1858 November 10, 1860 Democratic Camden South Carolina Senate
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Vacant due to the Civil War and Reconstruction November 10, 1860 July 15, 1868
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18 Thomas J. Robertson Thomas J. Robertson - Brady-Handy.jpg July 15, 1868 March 3, 1877 Republican Columbia Planter
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19 Matthew C. Butler MatthewButler.jpg March 4, 1877 March 3, 1895 Democrat Edgefield Confederate Army General 45 16
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20 Benjamin R. Tillman Benjamintillman.jpg March 4, 1895 July 3, 1918 Democrat Trenton Governor of South Carolina 54 19
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21 Christie Benet ChristieBenet.jpg July 6, 1918 November 5, 1918 Democrat Columbia Lawyer
22 William P. Pollock Pollock.jpg November 6, 1918 March 3, 1919 Democrat Cheraw South Carolina House of Representatives
23 Nathaniel B. Dial March 4, 1919 March 3, 1925 Democrat Laurens Businessman 66 23
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24 Coleman Livingston Blease March 4, 1925 March 3, 1931 Democratic Columbia Governor of South Carolina 69 24
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25 James F. Byrnes JamesByrnes.jpg March 4, 1931 July 8, 1941 (resigned) Democrat Spartanburg U.S. Representative (S.C.-2) 72 25
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26 Alva M. Lumpkin AlvaLumpkin.jpg July 22, 1941 August 1, 1941 (died) Democrat Columbia Associate Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court
27 Roger C. Peace Roger Craft Peace.jpg August 5, 1941 November 4, 1941 (did not run) Democrat Greenville Newspaper Publisher
28 Burnet R. Maybank M000279.jpg November 5, 1941 September 1, 1954 Democrat Charleston Governor of South Carolina
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29 Charles E. Daniel CharlesEzra2.jpg September 6, 1954 December 23, 1954 Democrat Greenville Businessman
30 Strom Thurmond December 24, 1954 April 4, 1956 Democrat Aiken Governor of South Carolina
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31 Thomas A. Wofford Wofford Thomas A.jpg April 5, 1956 November 6, 1956 Democrat Greenville Lawyer
32 Strom Thurmond Strom Thurmond.jpg November 7, 1956 January 3, 2003 Democrat Aiken U.S. Senator
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33 Lindsey Graham Lindsey Graham official photo.jpg January 3, 2003 Incumbent Republican Seneca U.S. Representative (S.C.-3) 108 37
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South Carolina Class 3 Senators

Class 3 U.S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that were elected for three sessions of the U.S. Congress in the first election of 1788 and whose seats in recent years are contested in 1998, 2004, 2010, and 2016.

# Senator Took office Left office Party Residence Background Congress Term
1 Ralph Izard Ralph Izard.jpg March 4, 1789 March 3, 1795 Pro-Administration Charleston Delegate to the Continental Congress 1 1
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2 Jacob Read JacobRead.jpg March 4, 1795 March 3, 1801 Federalist Charleston Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives 4 2
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3 John Ewing Colhoun Colhoun.jpg March 4, 1801 October 26, 1802 Democratic-Republican Pendleton South Carolina Senate 7 3
4 Pierce Butler Pierce butler.jpg November 4, 1802 November 21, 1804 Democratic-Republican Charleston U.S. Senator
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5 John Gaillard December 6, 1804 February 26, 1826 Democratic-Republican Charleston/
Pendleton
President of the South Carolina Senate
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6 William Harper Senatorwilliamharper.jpg March 8, 1826 November 29, 1826 Jacksonian Charleston Lawyer
7 William Smith William Smith-SC.jpg November 29, 1826 March 3, 1831 Jacksonian Charleston U.S. Senator
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8 Stephen Decatur Miller March 4, 1831 March 3, 1833 Nullifier Camden Governor of South Carolina 22 8
9 William C. Preston William C. Preston - Brady-Handy.jpg November 26, 1833 November 29, 1842 Nullifier/Whig Columbia South Carolina House of Representatives 23
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10 George McDuffie George-McDuffie.jpg December 23, 1842 August 17, 1846 Democratic Edgefield Governor of South Carolina
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11 Andrew Butler APButler.jpg December 4, 1846 May 25, 1857 Democratic Edgefield Judge of the South Carolina Court of Common Pleas
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12 James Henry Hammond December 7, 1857 November 11, 1860 Democratic Beech Island Governor of South Carolina
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Vacant due to the Civil War and Reconstruction November 11, 1860 July 16, 1868
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13 Frederick A. Sawyer July 16, 1868 March 3, 1873 Republican Charleston Educator
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14 John J. Patterson John J. Patterson - Brady-Handy.jpg March 4, 1873 March 3, 1879 Republican Columbia Banker 43 15
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15 Wade Hampton III Wade Hampton III - Brady-Handy.jpg March 4, 1879 March 3, 1891 Democrat Columbia Governor of South Carolina 46 16
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16 John L. M. Irby JohnIrby.jpg March 4, 1891 March 3, 1897 Democrat Laurens Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives 52 18
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17 Joseph H. Earle March 4, 1897 May 20, 1897 Democrat Greenville Attorney General of South Carolina 55 19
18 John L. McLaurin John Lowndes McLaurin.jpg June 1, 1897 March 3, 1903 Democrat Bennettsville U.S. Representative (S.C.-6)
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19 Asbury Latimer March 4, 1903 February 20, 1908 Democrat Belton U.S. Representative (S.C.-3) 58 20
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20 Frank B. Gary FrankGary.jpg March 6, 1908 March 3, 1909 Democrat Abbeville South Carolina House of Representatives
21 Ellison D. Smith S000530.jpg March 4, 1909 November 17, 1944 Democrat Florence/
Lynchburg
Businessman 61 21
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22 Wilton E. Hall WiltonHall.jpg November 20, 1944 January 3, 1945 Democrat Anderson Newspaper Publisher
23 Olin D. Johnston Johnston Olin.jpg January 3, 1945 April 18, 1965 Democrat Spartanburg Governor of South Carolina 79 27
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24 Donald S. Russell DonaldRussell.jpg April 22, 1965 November 8, 1966 Democrat Spartanburg Governor of South Carolina
25 Ernest Hollings Fritz Hollings press photo, color.jpg November 9, 1966 January 3, 2005 Democrat Charleston Governor of South Carolina
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26 James W. DeMint Jim DeMint.jpg January 3, 2005 Incumbent Republican Greenville U.S. Representative (S.C.-4) 109 37
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