Dean Widener, a dedicated Air Force veteran and former State Command Chief for the South Carolina Air National Guard, has officially declared his candidacy for the South Carolina House of Representatives, District 85. In challenging incumbent Jay Kilmartin for the seat, Widener aims to leverage his commitment to service inContinue Reading

Washington, D.C. – Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, welcomes the passage of the Assad Regime Anti-Normalization Act. The legislationholds the regime of Bashar al-Assad accountable for its support of terrorism and mass murder of the Syrian people.Continue Reading

Early voting for the Republican Presidential Primary is in full swing, offering voters the opportunity to cast their ballots ahead of the official election day. The early voting period began on Monday, February 12, and will continue until Thursday, February 22. Residents in Lexington County can participate in early votingContinue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson February 8, 2024 Under the policies of Biden and Democrats, Americans have suffered. As a result, our country has experienced unprecedented adversity. Families continue to struggle with crippling inflation of consumer products and services, including inflation reaching a 40-year high; the ongoing invasion of illegal aliensContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The gunfight at the Statehouse is about done. On February 1 The S.C. Senate passed a controversial bill that would allow any adult without a felony background to carry a concealed handgun in public without a permit. Often referred to as the “constitutional carry” bill, the legislationContinue Reading

The State Election Commission is reminding voters that the registration deadline for the Republican Presidential Primary is right around the corner. Voters must register by Thursday, January 25 to be eligible to vote in the Primary. Voting is set to commence in South Carolina for the nomination of presidential candidates for the upcoming 2024Continue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson I am grateful for the opportunity to begin the new year by touring the district and promoting my legislative focus areas for 2024. Joined by city and county officials along the way, our stops included North Augusta, Aiken, West Columbia, and Barnwell. In each location, IContinue Reading