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  Graham, Lindsey
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2017-01-01  
 
NameLindsey Graham
Address253 Stonehaven Way
Seneca, South Carolina 29679, United States
Emailinfo@lindseygraham.com
Website [Link]
Born July 09, 1955 (62 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Dec 16, 2017 03:57pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti Environment - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Single - U.S. Air Force - Southern Baptist - Disputed -
InfoLindsey Olin Graham

Lindsey O. Graham is the first Republican to represent the Third District of South Carolina in the United States House of Representatives since 1877. The district includes ten counties and runs along the western border of the state encompassing pristine national forests and parks. It also is home to the state's largest employer ? the Savannah River Site.

Elected to the House of Representatives in 1994 and now serving his 4th term in Congress, Graham has worked to bring fiscal responsibility to the federal government, eliminate the excessive tax burden on American families, and reduce federal regulations that restrict local governments and businesses. He is a member of three House Committees including Education and the Workforce, Judiciary, and Armed Services.

Pic. LG with Guardmen 2An Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm veteran, Graham had a distinguished legal career in the United States Air Force.

From 1989 until his election, he served as Base Staff Judge Advocate at McEntire Air National Guard Base in Eastover. He maintains his military status as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves.

Graham established a private law practice in 1988 and served as attorney for the town of Central and assistant attorney for Oconee County. His political career began in 1992 when he was elected to represent Oconee County's Second District in the South Carolina House of Representatives where he served until 1994.

A native South Carolinian, Graham was born in Central in 1955. After his graduation from Daniel High School in Central, he attended the University of South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1977 and was awarded a Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina in 1981.

He lives in Seneca and is a member of Corinth Baptist Church.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
01/01/2017-03/31/2017 Morning Consult 46.00% ( 0.0) 40.00% ( 0.0) 14.00% ( 0.0)
08/09/2016-08/10/2016 Public Policy Polling (D) 30.00% ( 12.0) 54.00% ( 13.0) 16.00% ( 1.0)
02/12/2015-02/15/2015 Public Policy Polling (D) 42.00% ( 1.0) 41.00% ( 2.0) 17.00% ( 3.0)
08/25/2011-08/28/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 41.00% ( 1.0) 39.00% ( 1.0) 20.00% ( 2.0)
06/02/2011-06/05/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 40.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 1.0) 22.00% ( 1.0)
01/28/2011-01/30/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 40.00% ( 0.0) 37.00% ( 0.0) 23.00% ( 0.0)
04/15/2010-04/16/2010 Mark Blankenship Enterprises (MBE) 59.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
02/17/2008-02/19/2008 Survey USA 51.00% ( 5.0) 40.00% ( 6.0) 9.00% ( 1.0)
06/18/2007-06/20/2007 Insider Advantage 31.00% ( 0.0) 40.00% ( 0.0) 29.00% ( 0.0)
11/08/2006-11/11/2006 Survey USA 56.00% ( 2.0) 34.00% ( 4.0) 10.00% ( 1.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
07/29/2010-07/29/2010 Rasmussen Reports 51.00% ( 9.0) 44.00% ( 13.0) 0.00% ( 10.0)
12/02/2009-12/02/2009 Rasmussen Reports 60.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 27, 2016 01:30pm Commentary Graham tears into Trump’s ‘pathetic’ foreign policy speech  Article RP 
Oct 06, 2015 12:30am Statement Graham opposed Sandy aid but wants help in South Carolina  Article RP 
May 26, 2013 05:00pm News Graham calls for special prosecutor to investigate IRS, Fox News cases  Article Scott³ 
Feb 10, 2013 12:20pm News Graham: I’ll block Hagel, Brennan nominations  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Dec 10, 2012 03:00pm News Graham to Obama: How about 'manning up' on entitlement reform  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Nov 25, 2012 06:00pm News Sen. Graham ready to 'violate' anti-tax pledge for ‘fiscal cliff’ deal  Article The Sunset Provision 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.00000 Average

FAMILY

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RACES
  01/03/2017 Armed Services Committee - Seat 12 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2017 Appropriations Committee - Seat 6 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2017 Budget Committee - Seat 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/07/2016 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.02% (-44.94%)
  01/03/2015 Budget Committee - Seat 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Appropriations Committee - Seat 6 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Armed Services Committee - Seat 12 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2014 SC US Senate Won 54.27% (+15.49%)
  06/10/2014 SC US Senate - R Primary Won 56.42% (+40.99%)
  01/03/2009 Seat 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 SC US Senate Won 57.52% (+15.28%)
  06/10/2008 SC US Senate - R Primary Won 66.82% (+33.64%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 06 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/04/2003 Armed Services Seat 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 SC US Senate Won 54.40% (+10.21%)
  11/07/2000 SC District 3 Won 67.76% (+37.45%)
  11/03/1998 SC District 3 Won 99.69% (+99.38%)
  11/05/1996 SC District 3 Won 60.29% (+21.56%)
  11/08/1994 SC District 3 Won 60.05% (+20.12%)
  08/09/1994 SC District 3 - R Primary Won 52.07% (+19.21%)
  11/03/1992 SC State House 002 Won 60.44% (+20.93%)
ENDORSEMENTS
UT US Senate - R Convention - Apr 01, 2018 R Mitt Romney
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board - Jan 23, 2018 R Jerome H. Powell
SC US President - Nov 08, 2016 I Evan McMullin
US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015 D Loretta Lynch
C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013 N John O. Brennan
US Secretary of the Treasury - Feb 27, 2013 D Jacob J. "Jack" Lew
CA - District 30 - Nov 06, 2012 D Howard L. Berman
US Senate Republican Conference Vice Chairman - Dec 13, 2011 R Ron Johnson
FL US Senate - R Primary - Aug 24, 2010 D Charlie Crist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 05, 2010 D Elena Kagan
CA US Senate - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Carly Fiorina
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 I Sonia Sotomayor
SC Republican Party Chair - May 16, 2009 R Kevin Hall
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
US Secretary of the Treasury - Jan 26, 2009 D Timothy F. Geithner
SC Senate 23- R Primary Runoff - Jun 24, 2008 R John M. "Jakie" Knotts, Jr.
SC US President - R Primary - Jan 19, 2008 R John McCain
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 R John McCain
SC Superintendent of Education - R Primary - Jun 13, 2006 R Karen K. Floyd
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 R Samuel A. Alito Jr.
SC State House 024 - Special Election - Oct 04, 2005 R Bruce Bannister
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John Glover Roberts Jr.
SC State House 024 - Special Election - R Primary - Aug 16, 2005 R Warren Mowry
SC US President - R Primary - Feb 19, 2000 R John McCain
US President - R Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 R John McCain
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