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South Carolina Republican Party Leadership

State Chairman

Drew McKissick

Drew McKissick was elected State Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party on May 13th, 2017. He is a Columbia, S.C.-based conservative political strategist with thirty years of experience in grassroots politics and a passion for teaching others how the system works and how to make a difference. His past work has involved specializing in political strat…

National Committeewoman

Cindy Costa

Cindy Costa was elected as the Republican National Committeewoman from South Carolina in May of 1996. She has attended six Republican National Conventions and served on the RNC Site Selection for the 2012 Convention. Cindy has been a Presidential Elector for three elections.  She served as Vice Chair of the RNC Committee on the Rules, and as a Taiwanese delegate

National Committeeman

Glenn McCall

Glenn McCall was elected as the National Committeeman from South Carolina in May of 2008. He has served on the RNC Resolutions Committee, the Rules Committee and was a member of the Committee on Arrangements Executive Committee and served as the Chairman of the Delegate Experience Subcommittee for the 2012 Republican National Convention.

Executive Director

Hope Walker

Hope Walker was appointed SCGOP Executive Director on February 4, 2016. She previously served as State Director for Mike Huckabee for President, RNC/SCGOP State Director (2014), SCGOP Political Director (2013), and SCGOP Member Services Director (2011-2012). Hope is originally from Irmo and is a 2011 graduate of Newberry College with a Bachelor of Arts in Pol…


Henry McMaster

Henry Dargan McMaster of Columbia became the 117th Governor of South Carolina on January 24, 2017. The son of attorney and former state representative John Gregg McMaster and Ida Dargan McMaster, Governor McMaster is a lifelong servant of the State of South Carolina, having previously served two years as lieutenant governor, eight years as attorney general an…


Tim Scott

United States Senator Tim Scott is working daily to ensure that every American has the opportunity to succeed.   Growing up poor in a single parent household in North Charleston, South Carolina, Tim learned the importance of faith, hard work, and living within your means. By understanding the basic economic principles Washington so often forgets, and with th…


Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham has earned a reputation as a conservative problem-solver and one of the strongest proponents of a robust national defense. A frequent visitor to American troops stationed overseas for on-the-ground assessments, Graham has consistently pushed for outcomes in the War on Terror which protect our long-term national security interests.


William Timmons

William Timmons entered Congress with a commitment to clean up Washington and fight for the conservative values of South Carolina’s 4th District. His experience as a small business owner dealing with overbearing government regulations and exploding health care costs inspired him to run for public office. As a state senator, he worked to limit government and make it more accountable to taxpayers. Timmons plans to do the same in Washington.



Ralph Warren Norman Jr. is an American real estate developer and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district since 2017. The district includes most of the South Carolina side of the Charlotte metropolitan area, along with outer portions of the Upstate and Midlands.


Tom Rice

A resident of Horry County, South Carolina since the age of 4, Tom Rice has a deep-rooted connection to the Grand Strand and Pee Dee areas. Tom entered Congress with a commitment to make the United States as competitive as possible. From our country’s energy policies to tax rates, Tom has spent his time in Congress advocating for common-sense reforms to spur e…


Joe Wilson

From his involvement as a Teen Age Republican at the High School of Charleston in 1962 to his current work in Congress, Congressman Joe Wilson has led a life dedicated to public service. Addison (Joe) Graves Wilson was born on July 31, 1947, in Charleston, South Carolina. After graduating from the High School of Charleston, he received his undergraduate degre…


Jeff Duncan

Jeff Duncan is a South Carolina native and a 1988 graduate of Clemson University. Prior to being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Duncan served as branch manager and an Assistant Vice President during his seven years of working in community banking. Later, he became the President and CEO of J. Duncan Associates, a South Carolina based,…