Floyd D. Spence Exhibit
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S.C.'s Second District
South Carolina's
Second Congressional District
Floyd Spence represented South Carolina's Second Congressional District for a quarter of a century. He earned a reputation, in the words of Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), as "one of the most effective and respected lawmakers on Capitol Hill."
The 2nd District
Floyd Spence's 2nd Congressional District
Spence's record includes a number of important firsts, among these the first House resolution for a balanced budget amendment, which he proposed in 1973. In 1995, he was named chairman of the House Committee on National Security.

Spence represented a complex and growing region. Composed of all or parts of eleven counties, the district extended from Richland County to Beaufort County and included some of South Carolina's richest and poorest counties as well as the state capital, Hilton Head Island, the University of South Carolina, and Fort Jackson.

The district evolved considerably during Spence's tenure. Economically, it attracted numerous industrial plants, including such national and international corporations as Michelin, DuPont, and Allied Chemical. In the district, Spence was recognized as a true representative of his constituents who knew what they wanted and worked to deliver it.

The 2nd District in South Carolina
The 2nd Congressional District (as of 2000) in relation to the state of South Carolina

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