Known as a fiscal and social conservative, Senator Lee Bright was elected to the South Carolina State Legislature in 2008. He diligently serves Spartanburg’s 12th District in the Senate and received the Friend of Taxpayer Award from the Spartanburg County Taxpayers Association.
As a member of the senate, he serves on the following committees: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Judiciary, Labor, Commerce and Industry and Transportation. Senator Bright also serves on the William Wallace Caucus, a non-legislative caucus that votes against government intrusion, wasteful spending and unnecessary regulation.
Prior to his current senatorial duties, Senator Bright served the 6th District of the Spartanburg County School Board.
Senator Lee Bright also serves the community in a number of other ways. His community involvement includes the Attorney General’s Commission on the Family 2001 Advisory Board, Palmetto Family Council’s Board of Directors, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Board of Visitors, and the Roebuck Baptist Church, where he is an active member.
Senator Lee Bright lives in Spartanburg with his wife, Amy and two children, Kaylee and Kendyl.