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  Scott, Timothy E. "Tim"
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2013-01-03  
 
NameTimothy E. "Tim" Scott
Address1405 Ashley River Rd.
Charleston, South Carolina 29406, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born September 19, 1965 (53 years)
ContributorSC Moose
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Mar 19, 2013 09:33pm
Tags Black - Conservative - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti Environment - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Single - Southern Baptist -
InfoSince being sworn-in for his freshman term on January 5, 2011, Congressman Tim Scott has been a tireless advocate for smaller government, lower taxes, and restoring fiscal responsibility in Washington.

Tim took immediate action – the first bill he authored would defund and deauthorize the President’s health care reform package. He was also named to the influential House Rules Committee, asked to serve as a Deputy Whip and sits as one of two freshmen on the Elected Leadership Committee.

Tim also confronted our nation’s outdated and cumbersome tax code by sponsoring the Rising Tides Act. This legislation would lower burdensome corporate tax rates that discourage job growth and allow for the permanent repatriation of overseas profits. The latter would encourage American companies to bring home more than $1 trillion dollars that can be used for investment and job creation.

Scott has consistently voted for significant cuts in federal spending, and opposed measures he believes do not go far enough. Tim was an original cosponsor of the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act, which would do just as it says – cut spending, cap our spending moving forward based on how much we bring in, and add a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. He also cosponsored two stand-alone bills that would create a Balanced Budget Amendment, and voted against raising our nation’s debt limit.

Tim has also taken a strong stance in support of right-to-work states, and has been an outspoken critic of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision to sue Boeing over expanding in right-to-work South Carolina. He authored the Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act, which was subsequently passed by the House of Representatives, to remove the NLRB’s ability to kill jobs. Scott has also sponsored the Employee Rights Act, which ensures all American workers have a voice in the workplace, not just union leaders and Big Labor advocates.

Finally, he is a strong social conservative, cosponsoring multiple bills protecting American family values and reaffirming 2nd Amendment rights.

Prior to being elected to Congress, Tim served on Charleston County Council for 13 years, including four terms as Chair and in the South Carolina House of Representatives for two years where he was elected Chairman of the Freshman Caucus and House Whip. He was the owner of Tim Scott Allstate and partner of Pathway Real Estate Group.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
01/01/2017-03/31/2017 Morning Consult 59.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0) 22.00% ( 0.0)
08/09/2016-08/10/2016 Public Policy Polling 45.00% ( 0.0) 28.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 30, 2010 02:00pm Profile [Tim Scott:] Making History by Running Away From It  Article Monsieur 
Jun 23, 2010 07:00pm Profile Black SC Republican poised to go to Congress  Article Imperator 

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RACES
  01/03/2019 Banking Committee - Seat 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2019 Finance Committee - Seat 10 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2017 Banking Committee - Seat 5 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2017 Finance Committee - Seat 12 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/2016 SC US Senate Won 60.57% (+23.64%)
  01/03/2015 Finance Committee - Seat 13 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Banking Committee - Seat 7 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2014 SC US Senate - Special Election Won 61.12% (+24.02%)
  06/10/2014 SC US Senate - Special R Primary Won 89.98% (+79.97%)
  12/17/2012 SC US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 SC - District 01 Won 62.03% (+26.33%)
  11/02/2010 SC - District 01 Won 65.37% (+36.70%)
  06/22/2010 SC District 01- R Runoff Won 68.35% (+36.71%)
  06/08/2010 SC District 01- R Primary Won 31.49% (+15.22%)
  11/04/2008 SC State House 117 Won 99.27% (+98.54%)
  06/10/2008 SC State House 117 - R Primary Won 53.27% (+27.37%)
  11/02/2004 Charleston County Council 3 Won 60.90% (+21.83%)
  11/05/1996 SC State Senate 42 Lost 35.03% (-29.84%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  06/12/2018 SC Governor - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-42.32%)
ENDORSEMENTS
SC US President - R Primary - Feb 20, 2016 R Marco Rubio
US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015 NPA Reject
US Ambassador to the United Nations - Aug 01, 2013 NPA Reject
US House Republican Conference Chair - Nov 14, 2012 R Cathy McMorris Rodgers
SC Republican Party Chair - May 16, 2009 R Kevin Hall
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