Commodity subsidies in South Carolina totaled $1.6 billion from 1995-2021.

Congressional Districts in South Carolina Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2021

Rank District Total Commodity Programs
Pct of
17th District of South Carolina (Rep. Tim Rice)$301,209,85118.4%18.4%
26th District of South Carolina (Rep. James Clyburn)$69,136,8734.2%22.6%
35th District of South Carolina (Rep. Ralph Norman)$21,148,3881.3%23.9%
43rd District of South Carolina (Rep. Jeff Duncan)$8,718,8950.5%24.4%

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.


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