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
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
16th District of South Carolina (Rep. James Clyburn)$573,241,28743.0%43.0%
27th District of South Carolina (Rep. Tim Rice)$468,802,84535.1%78.1%
35th District of South Carolina (Rep. Ralph Norman)$166,725,71912.5%90.6%
42nd District of South Carolina (Rep. Joe Wilson)$117,721,6278.8%99.4%
53rd District of South Carolina (Rep. Jeff Duncan)$35,963,9412.7%102.1%
61st District of South Carolina (Rep. Joe Cunningham)$5,826,3100.4%102.5%
74th District of South Carolina (Rep. William Timmons)$3,895,4490.3%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.

 

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