FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2023
Drew McKissick wins re-election for SCGOP Chairman
(Columbia, S.C.) – Drew McKissick wins re-election as South Carolina Republican Party Chairman, entering his fourth term.
Under Chairman McKissick’s leadership, South Carolina has elected more Republicans than ever before.
In 2020, South Carolina Republicans made history, delivering the most votes for a presidential candidate in South Carolina history, reelected Senator Lindsey Graham by double digits, flipped back the First Congressional District, flipped three state senate and two state house seats, and several other county level offices.
In the 2021 municipal elections, South Carolina Republicans flipped mayoral races and city council seats all across the state, including in Columbia against an Obama-backed Democrat and electing Republicans to Georgetown city council for the first time in history.
In the 2022 election, South Carolina Republicans won big with historic victories across the state–flipping eight statehouse seats, seven county council seats, and several other local down ballot flips.
In 2016, Republicans beat Democrats on straight ticket voting for the first time ever by 2.5 points. In 2018, Republicans won by 8.5 points. In 2020, Republicans won by 17 points. And in 2022, Republicans beat Democrats by an amazing 27 points.
Under Chairman McKissick’s leadership, Republicans in the Palmetto State will continue to make history at the ballot box and beyond.