Tim Scott
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"Timothy Eugene "Tim" Scott" is the Seniority in the United States Senate/junior United States Senate/United States Senator for South Carolina. A Republican Party (United States)/Republican, he was appointed as senator in 2013 after Governor of South Carolina/South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley named him to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jim DeMint. Scott ran in United States Senate special election in South Carolina, 2014/a special election in 2014 for the final two years of DeMint's second term, and won the seat.

In November 2010, Scott was elected to the United States House of Representatives for , and served from 2011 to 2013. The first Republican Party (United States)/Republican African-American Congressman from South Carolina since 1897, Scott, a fiscal and cultural conservative, was endorsed by Tea Party Movement/Tea Party groups. He served one term in the South Carolina General Assembly (2009–2011); prior to that, he had been on the Charleston County, South Carolina/Charleston County Council from 1996 to 2008.

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