South Carolina House Pledges
Below are the SC State Senators who signed the No New Tax Pledge in 2008. We will update this throughout their term (2 years) to let you know if they are keeping their word. Read the 2008 SC No New Tax Pledge.
An asterisk indicates they violated their tax pledge on a vote.
Who Signed the Pledge:
Bill Sandifer (2) * Bryan White (6) * Don Bowen (8) * Michael Thompson (9) Dan Cooper (10) * Harry Cato (17) Dwight Loftis (19) * Dan Hamilton (20) Wendy Nanney (22) Bruce Bannister (24) Rex Rice (26) * Garry Smith (27) Eric Bedingfield (28) Lanny Littlejohn (33) * Rita Allison (35) Steve Parker (37) Marion Frye (39) * Gary Simrill (46) Herb Kirsh (47) James Lucas (65) * Murrell Smith (67) * Thad Viers (68) James Harrison (75) * Joan Brady (78) * Jimmy Bales (80) * Roland Smith (84)* Chip Huggins (85) * Kenneth Bingham (89) * Annette Young (98) * James Merrill (99) * Tracey Edge (104) * Mike Sottile (112) * Tim Scott (117) William Bowers (120) *
Bills that violate the pledge:
H.3584 – This is the cigarette tax increase bill
The signers who voted in favor of the bill which included the tax increase:
Bill Sandifer Bryan White Don Bowen Dan Cooper Dwight Loftis Rex Rice Lanny Littlejohn Marion Frye James Lucas Murrell Smith James Harrison Joan Brady Jimmy Bales Roland Smith Chip Huggins Kenneth Bingham Annette Young James Merrill Tracey Edge Mike Sottile William Bowers