The South Carolina General Assembly - Historical Information

Gen.
Ass'y
No.

Dates of
Regular Session(s)

Dates of
Special
Session(s)

Election
District
Map

Notes

1st

1st-3/26 to 4/11/1776
2nd-9/17 to 10/20/1776

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Map #1
Legislative Council instead of Senate.

2nd

1st-12/6 to 12/23/1776
2nd-1/5 to 3/23/1778

1/12 to 2/14/1777
8/11 to 8/23/1777
9/11 to 9/23/1777
9/1 to 10/17/1778

Map #1
Legislative Council instead of Senate.

3rd

1st-1/4 to 2/20/1779
2nd-11/22/79 to 2/12/80

7/26 to 9/11/1779

Map #2
New Constitution of 1778 added the Senate.

4th

1/8 to 2/26/1782

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Map #3
 

5th

1st-1/6 to 3/17/1783
2nd-1/6 to 3/26/1784

7/7 to 8/13/1783

Map #3
 

6th

1st-1/3 to 3/25/1785
2nd-1/10 to 3/22/1786

9/20 to 10/12/1785

Map #3
 

7th

1st-1/1 to 3/28/1787
2nd-1/8 to 2/29/1788

10/7 to 11/4/1788

Map #3
 

8th

1st-1/5 to 3/13/1789
2nd-1/4 to 1/20/1790

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Map #4
 

9th

1st-1/3 to 2/19/1791
2nd-11/28 to 12/20/1791

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Map #5
 

10th

1st-11/26 to 12/21/1792
2nd-11/25 to 12/21/1793

4/28 to 5/12/1794

Map #5
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First State House - Columbia, SC (1794)

11th

1st-11/24 to 12/20/1794
2nd-11/9 to 12/19/1795

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Map #5
 

12th

1st-11/28 to 12/20/1796
2nd-11/20 to 12/16/1797

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Map #5
 

13th

1st-11/26 to 12/21/1798
2nd-11/18 to 12/21/1799

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Map #5
 

14th

1st-11/24 to 12/20/1800
2nd-11/23 to 12/19/1801

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Map #6
 

15th

1st-11/22 to 12/18/1802
2nd-11/21 to 12/17/1803

5/10 to 5/16/1804

Map #7
 

16th

1st-11/26 to 12/21/1804
2nd-11/18 to 12/19/1805

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Map #7
 

17th

1st-11/24 to 12/20/1806
2nd-11/23 to 12/19/1807

6/20 to 6/29/1808

Map #7
 

18th

1st-11/28 to 12/17/1808
2nd-11/27 to 12/19/1809

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Map #8
 

19th

1st-11/26 o 12/20/1810
2nd-11/25 to 12/21/1811

8/24 to 8/29/1812

Map #8
 

20th

1st-11/23 to 12/19/1812
2nd-11/22 to 12/18/1813

9/15 to 9/24/1813

Map #8
 

21st

1st-11/28 to 12/21/1814
2nd-11/27 to 12/16/1815

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Map #8
 

22nd

1st-11/25 to 12/19/1816
2nd-11/24 to 12/18/1817

3/24 to 3/28/1817

Map #8
 

23rd

1st-11/23 to 12/18/1818
2nd-11/22 to 12/18/1819

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Map #8
 

24th

1st-11/27 to 12/20/1820
2nd-11/26 to 12/20/1821

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Map #8
 

25th

1st-11/25 to 12/21/1822
2nd-11/24 to 12/20/1823

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Map #8
 

26th

1st-11/22 to 12/18/1824
2nd-11/28 to 12/20/1825

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Map #8
 

27th

1st-11/27 to 12/20/1826
2nd-11/26 to 12/19/1827

11/19 to 11/24/1827
1/21 to 1/30/1828

Map #9
 

28th

1st-11/24 to 12/20/1828
2nd-11/23 to 12/18/1829

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Map #9
 

29th

1st-11/22 to 12/18/1830
2nd-11/28 to 12/17/1831

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Map #9
 

30th

1st-11/26 to 12/20/1832
2nd-11/25 to 12/19/1833

10/22 to 10/26/1832

Map #9
 

31st

1st-11/24 to 12/17/1834
2nd-11/23 to 12/19/1835

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Map #9
 

32nd

1st-11/28 to 12/21/1836
2nd-11/27 to 12/20/1837

5/28 to 6/1/1838

Map #9
 

33rd

1st-11/26 to 12/19/1838
2nd-11/25 to 12/21/1839

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Map #9
 

34th

1st-11/23 to 12/18/1840
2nd-11/22 to 12/17/1841

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Map #9
 

35th

1st-11/28 to 12/20/1842
2nd-11/27 to 12/19/1843

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Map #9
 

36th

1st-11/25 to 12/18/1844
2nd-11/24 to 12/15/1845

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Map #9
 

37th

1st-11/23 to 12/18/1846
2nd-11/22 to 12/17/1847

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Map #9
 

38th

1st-11/27 to 12/20/1848
2nd-11/26 to 12/19/1849

11/6 to 11/7/1848

Map #9
 

39th

1st-11/25 to 12/20/1850
2nd-11/24 to 12/16/1851

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Map #9
 

40th

1st-11/22 to 12/16/1852
2nd-11/28 to 12/20/1853

11/1 to 11/2/1852

Map #9
 

41st

1st-11/27 to 12/21/1854
2nd-11/26 to 12/19/1855

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Map #9
 

42nd

1st-11/24 to 12/20/1856
2nd-11/23 to 12/21/1857

11/3 to 11/4/1856

Map #10
 

43rd

1st-11/22 to 12/21/1858
2nd-11/28 to 12/22/1859

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Map #11
 

44th

1st-11/26 to 12/22/1860
1/3 to 1/28/1861
2nd-11/25 to 12/21/1861

11/5 to 11/13/1860
11/4 to 11/6/1861

Map #11
Beginning of the Civil War.

45th

1st-11/24 to 12/18/1862
1/20 to 2/6/1863
2nd-11/23 to 12/17/1863

4/3 to 4/10/1863
9/21 to 9/30/1863

Map #11
 

46th

1st-11/28 to 12/23/1864

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Map #11
New Constitution of 1865 mandated that all General Assembly seats be vacated and called for a new election. No second session held in 1865 for this group.

47th

1st-11/27 to 12/21/1865
2nd-11/26 to 12/21/1866

10/25 to 11/13/1865
11/25/1865
9/4 to 9/21/1866

Map #12
New elections, based on new Constitution. No session was held in 1867 due to Federal occupation.


Old State House - Burned by Union General William Tecumseh Sherman in February of 1865

48th

1st-11/24 to 12/21/1868
1/5 to 3/24/1869
2nd-11/23 to 12/23/1869
1/5 to 3/1/1870

7/6 to 9/26/1868

Map #13
Another "new" Constitution was ratified in 1868.

49th

1st-11/22 to 12/22/1870
1/5 to 3/7/1871
2nd-11/28 to 12/22/1871
1/5 to 3/13/1872

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Map #13
 

50th

1st-11/26 to 12/20/1872
1/8 to 2/26/1873
2nd-11/25 to 12/22/1873
1/20 to 3/17/1874

10/21 to 12/22/1873

Map #14
 

51st

1st-11/24 to 12/22/1874
1/12 to 3/26/1875
2nd-11/23 to 12/24/1875
1/18 to 4/14/1876

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Map #14
 

52nd

1st-11/28 to 12/22/1876
2nd-11/27 to 12/20/1877
1/16 to 3/22/1878

4/24 to 6/9/1877

Map #14
 

53rd

1st-11/26 to 12/24/1878
2nd-11/25 to 12/24/1879

2/10 to 2/20/1880

Map #15
 

54th

1st-11/23 to 12/24/1880
2nd-11/22 to 12/20/1881
1/11 to 2/9/1882

6/27 to7/5/1882

Map #15
 

55th

1st-11/28 to 12/23/1882
2nd-11/27 to 12/24/1883

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Map #16
 

56th

1st-11/25 to 12/24/1884
2nd-11/24 to 12/24/1885

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Map #16
 

57th

1st-11/23 to 12/24-1886
2nd-11/22 to 12/24/1887

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Map #16
 

58th

1st-11/27 to 12/24/1888
2nd-11/26 to 12/24/1889

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Map #16
 

59th

1st-11/25 to 12/24/1890
2nd-11/24 to 12/24/1891

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Map #17
 

60th

1st-11/22 to 12/24/1892
2nd-11/28 to 12/23/1893

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Map #17
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61st

1st-11/27 to 12/24/1894
2nd-1/14 to 3/7/1896

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Map #17
 

62nd

1st-1/12 to 3/3/1897
2nd-1/11 to 2/16/1898

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Map #18
 

63rd

1st-1/10 to 2/21/1899
2nd-1/9 to 2/17/1900

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Map #18
 

64th

1st-1/8 to 2/16/1901
2nd-1/14 to 2/22/1902

-

Map #18
 

65th

1st-1/13 to 2/21/1903
2nd-1/12 to 2/20/1904

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Map #19
 

66th

1st-1/10 to 2/18/1905
2nd-1/9 to 2/17/1906

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Map #19
 


State House - Columbia, SC (c.1905)

67th

1st-1/8 to 2/16/1907
2nd-1/14 to 3/7/1908

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Map #19
 

68th

1st-1/12 to 2/27/1909
2nd-1/11 to 2/19/1910

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Map #20
 

69th

1st-1/10 to 2/18/1911
2nd-1/9 to 2/29/1912

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Map #21
 

70th

1st-1/14 to 3/7/1913
2nd-1/13 to 3/4/1914

10/6 to 11/3/1914

Map #22
 

71st

1st-1/12 to 2/20/1915
2nd-1/11 to 2/19/1916

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Map #22
 

72nd

1st-1/9 to 2/21/1917
2nd-1/8 to 2/12/1918

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Map #23
 

73rd

1st-1/14 to 3/1/1919
2nd-1/13 to 3/6/1920

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Map #24
 

74th

1st-1/11 to 3/5/1921
2nd-1/10 to 3/11/1922

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Map #24
 

75th

1st-1/9 to 3/24/1923
2nd-1/8 to 3/22/1924

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Map #24
 

76th

1st-1/13 to 4/9/1925
2nd-1/12 to 3/20/1926

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Map #24
 

77th

1st-1/11 to 4/23/1927
2nd-1/10 to 3/10/1928

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Map #24
 

78th

1st-1/8 to 3/16/1929
2nd-1/14 to 4/5/1930

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Map #24
 

79th

1st-1/13 to 5/9/1931
2nd-1/12 to 4/9/1932

9/14 to 9/24/1931

Map #24
 

80th

1st-1/10 to 5/17/1933
2nd-1/9 to 4/14/1934

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Map #24
 

81st

1st-1/8 to 5/18/1935
2nd-1/14 to 6/6/1936

12/10 to 12/21/1935

Map #24
 

82nd

1st-1/12 to 5/21/1937
2nd-1/11 to 5/7/1938

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Map #24
 

83rd

1st-1/10 to 7/1/1939
2nd-1/9 to 6/8/1940

-

Map #24
 

84th

1st-1/14 to 5/24/1941
2nd-1/13 to 3/14/1942

5/12/1942

Map #24
 

85th

1st-1/12 to 4/17/1943
2nd-1/11 to 3/18/1944

4/4 to 4/20/1944

Map #24
 

86th

1st-1/9 to 5/5/1945
2nd-1/8 to 3/30/1946

4/2 to 4/13/1946

Map #24
 

87th

1st-1/14 to 5/14/1947
2nd-1/13 to 4/15/1948

-

Map #24
 

88th

1st-1/11 to 6/9/1949
2nd-1/10 to 6/8/1950

-

Map #24
 

89th

1st-1/9 to 5/5/1951
2nd-1/8 to 3/8/1952

-

Map #24
 

90th

1st-1/13 to 5/2/1953
2nd-1/12 to 4/2/1954

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Map #24
 

91st

1st-1/11 to 5/27/1955
2nd-1/10 to 4/10/1956

6/4 to 6/8/1956

Map #24
 

92nd

1st-1/8 to 6/21/1957
2nd-1/14 to 4/24/1958

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Map #24
 

93rd

1st-1/13 to 5/22/1959
2nd-1/12 to 5/27/1960

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Map #24
 

94th

1st-1/10 to 5/18/1961
2nd-1/9 to 4/13/1962

-

Map #24
 

95th

1st-1/8 to 6/14/1963
2nd-1/14 to 4/24/1964

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Map #24
 

96th

1st-1/12 to 6/11/1965
2nd-1/11 to 5/20/1966

12/13/65 to 1/10/66

Map #24
 

97th

1st-1/10 to 7/14/1967
2nd-1/9 to 6/28/1968

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Map #25
 

98th

1st-1/14 to 7/17/1969
2nd-1/13 to 5/4/1970

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Map #26
 

99th

1st-1/12 to 11/9/1971
2nd-1/11 to 7/28/1972

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Map #26
 

100th

1st-1/9 to 7/6/1973
2nd-1/8 to 8/22/1974

11/28 to 11/29/1972

Map #27
 

101st

1st-1/14 to 6/25/1975
2nd-1/13 to 7/22/1976

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Map #28
 

102nd

1st-1/11 to 6/17/1977
2nd-1/10 to 7/25/1978

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Map #28
 

103rd

1st-1/9 to 8/16/1979
2nd-1/8 to 8/28/1980

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Map #28
 

104th

1st-1/13 to 10/1/1981
2nd-1/12 to 6/16/1982

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Map #28
 

105th

1st-1/11 to 7/27/1983
2nd-1/10 to 8/31/1984

11/8 to 11/9/1983

Map #29
 

106th

1st-1/8 to 6/26/1985
2nd-1/14 to __ /1986

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Map #30
 

107th

1st-1/11 to __ /1987
2nd-1/12 to __ /1988

-

Map #30
 

108th

1st-1/19 to __ /1989
2nd-1/9 to __ /1990

-

Map #30
 

109th

1st-1/8 to __ /1991
2nd-1/14 to __ /1992

-

Map #30
 

110th

1st-1/12 to __ /1993
2nd-1/11 to __ /1994

-

Map #31
 

111th

1st-1/10 to __ /1995
2nd-1/9 to __ /1996

-

Map #31
 

112th

1st-1/XX to __ /1997
2nd-1/13 to __ /1998

-

Map #31
 

113th

1st-1/12 to __ /1999
2nd-1/11 to __ /2000

-

Map #31
 

114th

1st-1/9 to __ /2001
2nd-1/8 to __ /2002

-

Map #31
 

115th

1st-1/14 to __ /2003
2nd-1/13 to __ /2004

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Map #32
 

116th

1st-1/11 to __ /2005
2nd-1/10 to __ /2006

-

Map #32
 

117th

1st-1/9 to __ /2007
2nd-1/8 to __ /2008

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Map #32
 

118th

1st-1/13 to __ /2009
2nd-1/12 to __ /2010

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Map #32
 

119th

1st-1/11 to __ /2011
2nd-1/10 to __ /2012

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Map #32
 

120th

1st-1/8 to 6/20/2013
2nd-1/14 to 6/30/2014

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Map #33
 

121st

1st-1/13 to 6/5/2015
2nd-1/12 to 6/17/2016

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Map #33
 

122nd

1st-1/10 to 6/1/2017
2nd-1/9 to 6/1/2018

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Map #33
 


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