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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2017-01-01  
 
NameLindsey Graham
Address253 Stonehaven Way
Seneca, South Carolina 29679, United States
Emailinfo@lindseygraham.com
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Born July 09, 1955 (66 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
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Sep 27, 2020 01:16pm
Tags Caucasian - Single - 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
07/30/2020-08/03/2020 Quinnipiac University 47.00% ( 0.0) 43.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
07/13/2020-07/19/2020 Brilliant Corners Research & Strategies (D) 43.00% ( 0.0) 51.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
07/17/2020-07/17/2020 Gravis Marketing 50.00% ( 0.0) 42.00% ( 0.0) 8.00% ( 0.0)
12/06/2019-12/11/2019 Change Research 38.00% ( 0.0) 53.00% ( 0.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
10/15/2019-10/21/2019 Benchmark 50.00% ( 0.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 14.00% ( 0.0)
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 30.00% ( 12.0) 54.00% ( 13.0) 16.00% ( 1.0)
02/12/2015-02/15/2015 Public Policy Polling 42.00% ( 1.0) 41.00% ( 2.0) 17.00% ( 3.0)
08/25/2011-08/28/2011 Public Policy Polling 41.00% ( 1.0) 39.00% ( 1.0) 20.00% ( 2.0)
06/02/2011-06/05/2011 Public Policy Polling 40.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 1.0) 22.00% ( 1.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
10/09/2020-10/15/2020 Siena Research Institute 49.00% ( 0.0) 45.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
05/23/2020-05/26/2020 Civiqs 35.00% ( 0.0) 56.00% ( 0.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
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)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 03, 2019 02:30pm Statement Graham says he's '1,000% confident' Russia meddled in 2016 US election -- not Ukraine  Article RP 
Sep 11, 2018 09:00pm General Deviating from McCain, Sen. Graham goes all in on Team Trump  Article IndyGeorgia 
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 
Jul 11, 2012 09:00am News GOP Senator says 'it's really American to avoid paying taxes'  Article COSDem 
Apr 13, 2011 08:10am Tantrum Graham Vows To 'Tie Senate In Knots' Over $50K Left Out Of Budget Deal  Article RP 
Dec 21, 2010 03:00pm General Activist to out Lindsey Graham?  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Dec 21, 2010 03:00pm General Graham: GOP to blame for 'capitulation ... of dramatic proportions' in lame-duck  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Dec 18, 2010 01:25pm Statement Graham: DREAM Act push damaged wider immigration reform effort  Article Jason 
Jul 26, 2010 03:00pm General Effigy Of Sen. Graham Hung In Public  Article DFWDem 
Jul 01, 2010 12:00pm General Sen. Graham predicts Tea Party movement will eventually 'die out'  Article Brandonius Maximus 
May 27, 2010 12:00pm News Graham opposes deal on ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell'  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Apr 20, 2010 09:15pm News Right-wing group fears Sen. Graham’s ’stealth gayness’  Article Hikikomori Blitzkrieg! 
Jan 06, 2010 06:00am News Graham: Censure by few isn't a rebuke  Article ArmyDem 
Dec 23, 2009 09:15am Speech Senator cites blacks as disadvantage for his state  Article RP 
Nov 10, 2009 08:00pm Blog Entry Charleston (SC) Republicans Censure Graham  Article SC-Conservative 
Jul 24, 2009 09:00am General Lindsey Graham gives as good as he gets  Article Monsieur 
Jun 12, 2008 06:00am Proposed Legislation Graham: Amend Constitution to overturn court's [Guantanamo] ruling  Article RP 
Apr 11, 2008 11:40am News S.C.'s Graham breaks from past, backs trade deal  Article ArmyDem 
Apr 09, 2008 10:00pm News Lindsey Graham: McCain's 'little jerk'  Article Servo 
Jun 17, 2007 12:00am News Sen. Graham finds himself in hot water back home in S.C.  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 07, 2007 02:00pm News Lindsay Graham Trades Barbs With Obama  Article The Sunset Provision 
Oct 23, 2006 09:00pm Statement GOP Senator Says Iraq Is Near Chaos  Article RP 
Jul 10, 2006 04:00pm Opinion GOP misreading political leader board?  Article RP 
Sep 23, 2005 12:40pm Blog Entry Too late, Lindsey  Article ArmyDem 
Jun 05, 2005 11:00pm News Hard-line conservatives turn up heat on [Lindsey] Graham  Article SC-Conservative 
May 25, 2005 10:00am News Graham gets heat for deal  Article SC Moose 
Apr 10, 2005 12:15am Analysis Swing Conservative: The perilous bipartisanship of Lindsey Graham  Article particleman 
Aug 03, 2003 12:00am Amusing Lindsey Graham, comedian  Article SC-Conservative 
Jul 13, 2003 12:00am News Graham walks thin line with president  Article SC-Conservative 
Apr 19, 2003 03:43pm Humor Lindsey Graham - Do Ask, Do Tell  Article User 13 

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INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  02/03/2021 US Senate Budget Committee Chair Lost 50.00% (+0.00%)
  11/03/2020 SC US Senate Won 54.44% (+10.27%)
  06/09/2020 SC US Senate - R Primary Won 67.69% (+50.65%)
  01/03/2019 Judiciary Committee Chairman Won 54.55% (+9.09%)
  01/03/2019 Appropriations Committee - Seat 5 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2019 Budget Committee - Seat 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  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 66.84% (+33.69%)
  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%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  07/23/2019 US Secretary of Defense Lost 0.00% (-91.84%)
  02/14/2019 US Attorney General Lost 0.00% (-54.55%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WY At-Large - R Primary - Aug 16, 2022 R Elizabeth "Liz" Cheney
SD US Senate - R Primary - Jun 14, 2022 R John Thune
NC US Senate - R Primary - May 03, 2022 R Lara Trump
D.C. Circuit Court Judge - Jun 14, 2021 N Ketanji Brown Jackson
US Secretary of the Interior - Mar 15, 2021 D Debra Haaland
US Secretary of Housing & Urban Development - Mar 10, 2021 D Marcia L. Fudge
WY US Senate - R Primary - Aug 18, 2020 R Elizabeth "Liz" Cheney
AL US Senate - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R Jeff Sessions
NC US Senate - R Primary - Mar 03, 2020 R Thomas "Thom" Tillis
UT US Senate - R Convention - Apr 21, 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
US Secretary of Housing & Urban Development - Jul 09, 2014 D Julián Castro
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 I Timothy F. Geithner
SC State Senate 23 - R 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 W. Bannister
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John G. Roberts Jr.
SC State House 024 - Special 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
FEC COMMITTEES
C00458828 TEAM GRAHAM INC $ 12498511.00
C00578757 STEVE CHABOT FOR CONGRESS $ 1651309.12