South Carolina Legislature

    Senator Margie Bright Matthews

Senator Margie Bright Matthews photo

Democrat - Colleton

District 45 - Allendale, Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton, Hampton & Jasper Counties - Map

Columbia Address

602 Gressette Bldg.
Columbia 29201

Business Phone (803) 212-6008

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Personal Information

  • Attorney, office at 205 East Washington Street, Walterboro
  • Born February 10 in Walterboro
  • Daughter of Herbert Garfield and Jessie Rine Davis Bright
  • University of South Carolina, B.S., 1985
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1989
  • October 24, 1992 married Patrick F. Matthews, 4 children, Jessica Devan Bright, Patrice Corrin Matthews, Meredith Whitney Matthews and Mattison Bright Matthews
  • President, Colleton County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), St. Delegate
  • SCAJ, Board of Governors
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator


Committee Assignments

Sponsored Bills in the Senate

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Service In Public Office

  • Elected in Special Election October 20, 2015 to fulfill the unexpired term of Clementa C. Pinckney, deceased

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