Tobacco Payment Program payments in South Carolina totaled $3.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in South Carolina Receiving Tobacco Payment Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Tobacco Payment Program
Pct of
17th District of South Carolina (Rep. Tim Rice)$2,744,44070.2%70.2%
26th District of South Carolina (Rep. James Clyburn)$945,28124.2%94.3%
35th District of South Carolina (Rep. Ralph Norman)$60,8521.6%95.9%
41st District of South Carolina (Rep. Joe Cunningham)$14,7430.4%96.2%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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