Commodity subsidies in South Carolina totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2019‡.
Congressional Districts in South Carolina Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡
|Rank||District||Subtotal, Farming Subsidies|
|1||6th District of South Carolina (Rep. James Clyburn)||$573,241,287||43.0%||43.0%|
|2||7th District of South Carolina (Rep. Tim Rice)||$468,802,845||35.1%||78.1%|
|3||5th District of South Carolina (Rep. Ralph Norman)||$166,725,719||12.5%||90.6%|
|4||2nd District of South Carolina (Rep. Joe Wilson)||$117,721,627||8.8%||99.4%|
|5||3rd District of South Carolina (Rep. Jeff Duncan)||$35,963,941||2.7%||102.1%|
|6||1st District of South Carolina (Rep. Joe Cunningham)||$5,826,310||0.4%||102.5%|
|7||4th District of South Carolina (Rep. William Timmons)||$3,895,449||0.3%||102.8%|
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 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.