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How old is Rep Jim Clyburn?

By: Ryan DeshieldsUpdated: March 29, 2021


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79 years (July 21, 1940)

Accordingly, what party is James E Clyburn?

Democratic Party

Also, who is the black congressman from South Carolina?

Representative Joseph Rainey of South Carolina, the First African American to Serve in the House.

Where was Clyburn born?

Sumter, South Carolina, United States

Is Nancy Pelosi a Democrat?

Pelosi has led House Democrats since 2003—being the first woman to lead a party in Congress—serving twice each as House minority leader (2003–2007 and 2011–2019, when Republicans held the majority), and as Speaker (2007–2011 and 2019–present, during periods of Democratic majority).


How do you become a US Congressman?

Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution sets three qualifications for representatives. Each representative must: (1) be at least twenty-five years old; (2) have been a citizen of the United States for the past seven years; and (3) be (at the time of the election) an inhabitant of the state they represent.

Who does James Clyburn represent?

He is a two-time Majority Whip, having previously served in the post from 2007 to 2011 and served as House Assistant Minority Leader from 2011 to 2019. Currently in his 14th term as a congressman, Clyburn has served as U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district since 1993.

Who is Jim Clyburn married to?

Emily Clyburn
m. 1961

What is the role of Jim Clyburn?

Representative (D-SC 6th District) since 1993

Who is running against Jim Clyburn?

Clyburn defeated the Republican candidate Nancy Harrelson by 68% to 32%. Clyburn defeated the Republican candidate Jim Pratt, 65% to 34%.

What state does Ben Ray Lujan represent?

Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S. Ben Ray Luján (/luːˈh?ːn/; born June 7, 1972) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district since 2009 and Assistant House Democratic Leader (what the party leadership calls "Assistant Speaker") since 2019.

What state does Steve Scalise represent?

New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. Stephen Joseph Scalise (/sk?ˈliːs/; born October 6, 1965) is an American politician who is the United States House of Representatives Minority Whip and representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district, serving since 2008.

What is House Majority Whip?

The Majority Whip is an elected member of the majority party who assists the Speaker of the House and the majority leader to coordinate ideas on, and garner support for, proposed legislation.

How long are US House terms?

Members of the House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are considered for reelection every even year. Senators however, serve six-year terms and elections to the Senate are staggered over even years so that only about 1/3 of the Senate is up for reelection during any election.

What is the role of the majority whip?

whips - Assistants to the floor leaders who are also elected by their party conferences. The majority and minority whips (and their assistants) are responsible for mobilizing votes within their parties on major issues. In the absence of a party floor leader, the whip often serves as acting floor leader.

Who is minority leader?

The current Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, serves as floor leader of the opposition party, and is the counterpart to the Majority Leader. Unlike the Majority Leader, the Minority Leader is on the ballot for Speaker of the House during the convening of the Congress.

Where did James Clyburn go to college?

South Carolina State University

Who is in the lower house?

The upper house is called the Senate, and the lower house is called the House of Representatives. Men and women who belong to the House of Representatives are called representatives. They may also be called congressmen or congresswomen. The number of senators in Congress is spelled out in the Constitution.

Is Jim Clyburn a Democrat or Republican?

Democratic Party

What does the Speaker of the House do?

Nancy Pelosi (Democratic Party)
Since 2019

How many House of Representatives are Democrats?

United States House of Representatives
Seats 435 voting members 6 non-voting members 218 for a majority
Political groups Majority (233) Democratic (233) Minority (197) Republican (197) Other (1) Libertarian (1) Vacant (4) Vacant (4)
Length of term 2 years