Welcome to the 2017-2018 Legislative Scorecard*, your window into the South Carolina General Assembly and the actions taken – or not taken – to protect the South Carolina you love. Our job is to show you who is protecting our air, land, water, and energy (and who is not), by scoring how House and Senate members voted on issues important to the conservation community. Below you can find how your legislator voted on the issues most important to the conservation community. We hope you’ll use what you find here to thank pro-conservation legislators, encourage under-performing legislators to improve, and make a more informed choice in the next election cycle.

The Filter and Sort functions below are an easy way to explore your legislators’ scores: Please keep in mind the functions work separately. Need help with Your legislators? Find your elected officials here.

*A number of critical bills (and budget amendments) will remain unaddressed till the final two days of session June 27th and 28th, 2018. Until these votes have been tallied, we reserve the right to update the Scorecard for the 2017-2018 session.

Read More about How We Scored the 2017-2018 Legislative Session

When building the Scorecard, we looked at who voted for (and against) South Carolina conservation issues. Voting more consistently for those efforts leads to a higher score, while not voting or voting against will lower the score. Statistical scores, however, are an incomplete report on the legislative record. Who sponsored the good and bad bills in Committee? Who worked behind the scenes or spoke on the floor? For additional context, we’ve included bumps (plus or minus) based on bill sponsorships. Legislators who sponsored pro-conservation bills will see an increase in their score, while those who sponsored anti-conservation legislation will see a drop.

Scorecard Key
Pro-Environment Vote Pro-Conservation Vote
Anti-Environment Vote Anti-Conservation Vote
Excused Absence Excused Absence
Not Voting Not Voting
Not in Office Not in Office

We count not voting (without an excuse) as an Anti-Environment Vote
How to use our Online Scorecard
Find your legislator in the list below, and their votes for a given year are shown as icons. Use the key to see what each vote icon represents. You can rollover the vote icon for the name of the bill, or click on the icon to go to the bill page and get more information about the bill itself. Click on the legislator's name for more information about their individual voting record.

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Rep. Terry Alexander

District 59 / D-Florence
Lifetime
52%
Score
2017-2018
56%
Score

Sen. Thomas Alexander

District 1 / R-Oconee
Lifetime
84%
Score
2017-2018
60%
Score

Sen. Karl Allen

District 7 / D-Greenville
Lifetime
95%
Score
2017-2018
83%
Score

Rep. Rita Allison

District 36 / R-Spartanburg
Lifetime
61%
Score
2017-2018
22%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Rep. Carl Anderson

District 103 / D-Georgetown
Lifetime
82%
Score
2017-2018
63%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
60%

Rep. Mike Anthony

District 42 / D-Union
Lifetime
66%
Score
2017-2018
81%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
87%

Rep. Katie Arrington

District 94 / R-Dorchester
Lifetime
70%
Score
2017-2018
67%
Score

Rep. Lucas Atkinson

District 57 / D-Marion
Lifetime
61%
Score
2017-2018
28%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
31%

Rep. Todd Atwater

District 87 / R-Lexington
Lifetime
50%
Score
2017-2018
32%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
38%

Rep. Jimmy Bales

District 80 / D-Richland
Lifetime
68%
Score
2017-2018
44%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
38%

Rep. Nathan Ballentine

District 71 / R-Richland
Lifetime
82%
Score
2017-2018
81%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
8%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
73%

Rep. Justin Bamberg

District 90 / D-Bamberg
Lifetime
83%
Score
2017-2018
72%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
69%

Rep. Bruce Bannister

District 24 / R-Greenville
Lifetime
69%
Score
2017-2018
39%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
42%

Rep. Lin Bennett

District 114 / R-Charleston
Lifetime
83%
Score
2017-2018
66%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
69%

Sen. Sean Bennett

District 38 / R-Dorchester
Lifetime
80%
Score
2017-2018
47%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Rep. Beth Bernstein

District 78 / D-Richland
Lifetime
92%
Score
2017-2018
96%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
87%

Rep. Bart Blackwell

District 81 / R-Aiken
Lifetime
67%
Score
2017-2018
72%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
63%

Rep. Bill Bowers

District 122 / D-Hampton
Lifetime
79%
Score
2017-2018
67%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
64%

Rep. Jeff Bradley

District 123 / R-Beaufort
Lifetime
93%
Score
2017-2018
83%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
80%

Rep. Wendy Brawley

District 70 / D-Richland
Lifetime
100%
Score
2017-2018
100%
Score

Rep. Robert Brown

District 116 / D-Charleston
Lifetime
90%
Score
2017-2018
103%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
15%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
88%

Rep. Bruce Bryant

District 48 / R-York
Lifetime
17%
Score
2017-2018
17%
Score

Rep. Mike Burns

District 17 / R-Greenville
Lifetime
53%
Score
2017-2018
15%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-10%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Sen. Paul Campbell

District 44 / R-Berkeley
Lifetime
75%
Score
2017-2018
30%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-10%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
40%

Sen. Chip Campsen

District 43 / R-Charleston
Lifetime
94%
Score
2017-2018
65%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
5%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
60%

Sen. Richard Cash

District 3 / R-Anderson
Lifetime
67%
Score
2017-2018
67%
Score

Rep. Micah Caskey

District 89 / R-Lexington
Lifetime
87%
Score
2017-2018
87%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
81%

Rep. Bill Chumley

District 35 / R-Spartanburg
Lifetime
23%
Score
2017-2018
10%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-15%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Rep. Gary Clary

District 3 / R-Pickens
Lifetime
113%
Score
2017-2018
120%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
20%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
100%

Rep. Alan Clemmons

District 107 / R-Horry
Lifetime
46%
Score
2017-2018
23%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
29%

Sen. Wes Climer

District 15 / R-York
Lifetime
47%
Score
2017-2018
47%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Rep. Bill Clyburn

District 82 / D-Aiken
Lifetime
85%
Score
2017-2018
91%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
88%

Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter

District 66 / D-Orangeburg
Lifetime
80%
Score
2017-2018
106%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
12%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
94%

Rep. William Cogswell

District 110 / R-Charleston
Lifetime
98%
Score
2017-2018
98%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
92%

Rep. Derham Cole

District 32 / R-Spartanburg
Lifetime
72%
Score
2017-2018
44%
Score

Rep. Neal Collins

District 5 / R-Pickens
Lifetime
66%
Score
2017-2018
40%
Score

Sen. Tom Corbin

District 5 / R-Greenville
Lifetime
63%
Score
2017-2018
47%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Sen. John Courson

District 20 / R-Richland
Lifetime
85%
Score
2017-2018
53%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Rep. Heather Crawford

District 68 / R-Horry
Lifetime
43%
Score
2017-2018
22%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Sen. Ronnie Cromer

District 18 / R-Newberry
Lifetime
79%
Score
2017-2018
33%
Score

Rep. Bill Crosby

District 117 / R-Charleston
Lifetime
66%
Score
2017-2018
53%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Rep. Joseph Daning

District 92 / R-Berkeley
Lifetime
67%
Score
2017-2018
71%
Score

Rep. Sylleste Davis

District 100 / R-Berkeley
Lifetime
62%
Score
2017-2018
50%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
44%

Sen. Tom Davis

District 46 / R-Beaufort
Lifetime
72%
Score
2017-2018
85%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
5%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
80%

Rep. Greg Delleney

District 43 / R-Chester
Lifetime
53%
Score
2017-2018
53%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
56%

Rep. Chandra Dillard

District 23 / D-Greenville
Lifetime
97%
Score
2017-2018
108%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
14%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
94%

Rep. MaryGail Douglas

District 41 / D-Fairfield
Lifetime
91%
Score
2017-2018
97%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
94%

Rep. Greg Duckworth

District 104 / R-Horry
Lifetime
66%
Score
2017-2018
31%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Rep. Jason Elliott

District 22 / R-Greenville
Lifetime
35%
Score
2017-2018
38%
Score

Rep. Shannon Erickson

District 124 / R-Beaufort
Lifetime
85%
Score
2017-2018
81%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
75%

Sen. Mike Fanning

District 17 / D-Fairfield
Lifetime
89%
Score
2017-2018
89%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
80%

Rep. Raye Felder

District 26 / R-York
Lifetime
58%
Score
2017-2018
25%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
31%

Rep. Kirkman Finlay

District 75 / R-Richland
Lifetime
65%
Score
2017-2018
56%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Rep. Cal Forrest

District 39 / R-Lexington
Lifetime
56%
Score
2017-2018
41%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
38%

Rep. Mike Forrester

District 34 / R-Spartanburg
Lifetime
52%
Score
2017-2018
14%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-11%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Rep. Russell Fry

District 106 / R-Horry
Lifetime
67%
Score
2017-2018
38%
Score

Rep. Laurie Funderburk

District 52 / D-Kershaw
Lifetime
93%
Score
2017-2018
109%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
100%

Rep. Craig Gagnon

District 11 / R-Abbeville
Lifetime
48%
Score
2017-2018
19%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Sen. Mike Gambrell

District 4 / R-Anderson
Lifetime
17%
Score
2017-2018
17%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
20%

Rep. Wendell Gilliard

District 111 / D-Charleston
Lifetime
81%
Score
2017-2018
84%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
75%

Sen. Stephen Goldfinch

District 34 / R-Georgetown
Lifetime
37%
Score
2017-2018
37%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-13%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Rep. Jerry Govan

District 95 / D-Orangeburg
Lifetime
72%
Score
2017-2018
82%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
73%

Sen. Greg Gregory

District 16 / R-Lancaster
Lifetime
96%
Score
2017-2018
93%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
13%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
80%

Sen. Larry Grooms

District 37 / R-Berkeley
Lifetime
74%
Score
2017-2018
57%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
60%

Rep. Daniel Hamilton

District 20 / R-Greenville
Lifetime
29%
Score
2017-2018
20%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
29%

Rep. Kevin Hardee

District 105 / R-Horry
Lifetime
45%
Score
2017-2018
31%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Rep. Chris Hart

District 73 / D-Richland
Lifetime
64%
Score
2017-2018
59%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
56%

Rep. Jackie Hayes

District 55 / D-Dillon
Lifetime
57%
Score
2017-2018
30%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
33%

Sen. Greg Hembree

District 28 / R-Horry
Lifetime
75%
Score
2017-2018
47%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Rep. Rosalyn Henderson-Myers

District 31 / D-Spartanburg
Lifetime
95%
Score
2017-2018
95%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
92%

Rep. Phyllis Henderson

District 21 / R-Greenville
Lifetime
40%
Score
2017-2018
19%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Rep. Pat Henegan

District 54 / D-Marlboro
Lifetime
97%
Score
2017-2018
78%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
75%

Rep. Bill Herbkersman

District 118 / R-Beaufort
Lifetime
78%
Score
2017-2018
69%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
60%

Rep. Lee Hewitt

District 108 / R-Georgetown
Lifetime
57%
Score
2017-2018
64%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
55%

Rep. Jonathan Hill

District 8 / R-Anderson
Lifetime
55%
Score
2017-2018
43%
Score

Rep. David Hiott

District 4 / R-Pickens
Lifetime
67%
Score
2017-2018
31%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-2%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
33%

Rep. Bill Hixon

District 83 / R-Aiken
Lifetime
55%
Score
2017-2018
28%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
31%

Rep. Lonnie Hosey

District 91 / D-Barnwell
Lifetime
80%
Score
2017-2018
97%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
94%

Rep. Leon Howard

District 76 / D-Richland
Lifetime
63%
Score
2017-2018
91%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
88%

Rep. Chip Huggins

District 85 / R-Lexington
Lifetime
79%
Score
2017-2018
72%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
69%

Sen. Brad Hutto

District 40 / D-Orangeburg
Lifetime
84%
Score
2017-2018
103%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
100%

Sen. Darrell Jackson

District 21 / D-Richland
Lifetime
53%
Score
2017-2018
33%
Score

Rep. Joseph Jefferson

District 102 / D-Berkeley
Lifetime
80%
Score
2017-2018
66%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
63%

Rep. Jeff Johnson

District 58 / R-Horry
Lifetime
50%
Score
2017-2018
27%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
2%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Sen. Kevin Johnson

District 36 / D-Clarendon
Lifetime
94%
Score
2017-2018
80%
Score

Rep. Jay Jordan

District 63 / R-Florence
Lifetime
54%
Score
2017-2018
22%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Sen. Marlon Kimpson

District 42 / D-Charleston
Lifetime
101%
Score
2017-2018
100%
Score

Rep. John King

District 49 / D-York
Lifetime
83%
Score
2017-2018
91%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
88%

Rep. Roger Kirby

District 61 / D-Florence
Lifetime
90%
Score
2017-2018
84%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
9%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
75%

Rep. Patsy Knight

District 97 / D-Dorchester
Lifetime
79%
Score
2017-2018
85%
Score

Sen. Hugh Leatherman

District 31 / R-Florence
Lifetime
85%
Score
2017-2018
56%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
50%

Rep. Dwight Loftis

District 19 / R-Greenville
Lifetime
34%
Score
2017-2018
61%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-2%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
63%

Rep. Steven Long

District 37 / R-Spartanburg
Lifetime
51%
Score
2017-2018
13%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
19%

Rep. Phillip Lowe

District 60 / R-Florence
Lifetime
60%
Score
2017-2018
22%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
-3%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Rep. Jay Lucas

District 65 / R-Darlington
Lifetime
62%
Score
2017-2018
30%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
5%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
25%

Rep. Nancy Mace

District 99 / R-Berkeley
Lifetime
98%
Score
2017-2018
98%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
92%

Rep. David Mack

District 109 / D-Charleston
Lifetime
78%
Score
2017-2018
94%
Score
2017 - 2018 Score Includes:
Bill Sponsorship Bump:
6%
From 2017-2018 Base Score:
88%

Rep. Josiah Magnuson

District 38 / R-Spartanburg
Lifetime
75%
Score
2017-2018
55%
Score