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Dick Harpootlian is a former solicitor, member of county council, local attorney, and current Senator of District 20 with a proven ability to get results when no one else can.

Meet Dick Harpootlian

  • Senator of South Carolina's 20th Senate District

  • Resident of Senate District 20 for 47 years

  • Husband to Jamie Harpootlian and father to Kate Harpootlian

  • Graduate of Clemson University

  • Graduate of University of South Carolina School of Law

  • Richland County Council - 1986-1991

  • Fifth Circuit Solicitor - 1991-1995

  • South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman - 1998-2003 and 2011-2013 

Changing the Culture

For too long, legislators have gone along to get along with the good old boy system in Columbia. They have been more concerned about the perks of their positions than delivering the real change our state needs.  I have challenged the way business is done in Columbia by asking questions and not accepting the status quo. My short time in the Legislature has shown me just how broken our government is.  If you want real improvements to our roads, schools and our economy, we need to continue changing this culture that rewards inaction at the statehouse

Dick Harpootlian for South Carolina Senate
Dick Harpootlian for South Carolina Senate
Dick Harpootlian for South Carolina Senate
Dick Harpootlian for South Carolina Senate

Commitment to You

Dick has shown that it is possible to govern with integrity and deliver results to constituents in District 20. He has put a stop to wasteful spending by state agencies, reformed the Richland County Election Commission, and shown that he is not afraid to use his voice to ensure that government is doing what it is supposed to, work for you.

Dick Harpootlian for South Carolina Senate

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