John Courson

Republican – District 20
Lexington & Richland Counties
Capitol Phone: 803.212.6250
Home Phone: 803.256.7853
Business Phone: 803.212.6250
Email: [email protected]


Before his election to the post of Senate President pro-tempore, Senator Hugh Leatherman sent his fellow Senators a written declaration that if elected to that post he would not accept the constitutional responsibility to serve as Lt. Governor under any conditions.

Before his election to the post of Senate President pro-tempore, Senator Hugh Leatherman sent his fellow Senators a written declaration that if elected to that post he would not accept the constitutional responsibility to serve as Lt. Governor under any conditions.  Yet, 37 senators shamefully refused to oppose him anyway. When Nikki Haley is confirmed by the US Senate as Secretary to the United Nations, Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster will