State Rep. Jason Elliott Announces Re-election Campaign for House District 22
Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
State Rep. Jason Elliott announced his re-election campaign for South Carolina House District 22 this morning.
“I am proud to announce my re-election campaign because District 22 needs a trusted community leader who works to protect our families, promote small business, and educate our children,” Elliott said.
“What I continually hear from our district’s residents is they want a State Representative who will show up every day and fight for them. I believe strongly that I’ve done just that by voting against tax hikes, standing up for life, promoting workforce development, and making sure Greenville gets its fair share of tax revenue,” Elliott continued. “We are blessed to live in this community, and I’ll continue to work every day to serve every resident.”
Elliott is one of only two freshman House members to serve as a subcommittee chairman and one of only a few freshman legislators who has seen State House passage of bills he sponsored in the 2017-2018 legislative session. Just last week, Elliott’s bill to allow Greenville Tech to award a four-year degree in Applied Manufacturing passed the House unanimously. He is the primary sponsor of major school choice legislation and a co-sponsor of major pro-life legislation that would stop dismemberment abortion.
Elliott also joined a majority of other freshman legislators in calling for major state Constitutional reforms that would make South Carolina government more efficient and accountable and her citizens more educated and prosperous.
About Jason Elliott:
Jason Elliott is a proud Greenville native. He graduated from Clemson University and the University of South Carolina School of Law.
After law school, Elliott prosecuted criminals as an Assistant Solicitor. From 1999-2003, he served as District Director for then-Congressman Jim DeMint. In 2004, Elliott opened his own law firm.
Elliott was elected to the SC House of Representatives in 2016 and serves on the Education and Public Works Committee where he is Chairman of the Motor Vehicle Subcommittee.
Elliott attends church at the Triune Mercy Center and is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, Greenville County Bar Association and the Rotary Club of Greenville.
Elliott previously served as Board Chairman of the Greenville Tech Charter High School and as a member of the Greenville County Legislative Delegation Transportation Committee.
Elliott is seeking the Republican Party nomination in the June 12 primary for District 22, which runs from the North Main section of the City of Greenville through the neighborhoods around Wade Hampton High School and Bob Jones University to Botany Woods to Pelham Road to Haywood Mall to the I-85/I-385 Interchange to Roper Mountain Road at Highway 14.