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The U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2011.
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Jeffrey D. Duncan (born January 7, 1966) is the U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district who is a member of the Republican Party. He is formerly a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives.

 

Early life, education, and career

In 1984, he graduated from Ware Shoals High School. He is a 1988 graduate of Clemson University. He played college football while Danny Ford was Head Coach.

He is currently the President and CEO of J. Duncan Associates, a family-owned real estate marketing firm.

South Carolina legislature

Tenure

Governor Mark Sanford him a “Tax Payer Hero.” He was given the “Guardian of Small Business” award from the National Federation of Independent Businesses, an A+ rating from the Club for Growth, the Palmetto Leadership Award from the SC Policy Council, and “Legislator of the Year” from the SC Recreation and Parks Association and SC Wildlife Federation.

Committee assignments

Duncan was named Chairman of the House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee in 2007. He was appointed by the Speaker of the House to be the Chair of the Education Finance Study Committee.Natural Gas Offshore Drilling Study Committee and was appointed to represent the state of South Carolina on the Southern States Energy Board.

U.S. House of Representatives

2010 election

He was the 2010 Republican nominee for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. He was endorsed by the Club for Growth and the National Right to Life Committee.[6] He replaced the retiring Republican incumbent J. Gresham Barrett.

Committee assignments

  • Committee on Foreign Affairs
    • Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
    • Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
  • Committee on Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security
    • Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management
  • Committee on Natural Resources
    • Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
    • Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
  • Republican Study Committee
  • Tea Party Caucus

Personal life

Duncan has been married to his wife Melody for 21 years. They have three sons: Graham, John Philip, and Parker. They are members of the First Baptist Church of Clinton.

 

 

Source: wikipedia

 

February 7th, 2012

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