James Howle "Jay" Lucas (born August 11, 1957) is an American politician and attorney.[1] He is a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 65th District, serving since 1999. Lucas is a Republican.[2]

Jay Lucas
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60th Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives
Assumed office
December 2, 2014
Preceded byBobby Harrell
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
from the 65th district
Assumed office
December 1, 1998
Preceded byMichael Baxley
Personal details
Born
James Howle Lucas

(1957-08-11) August 11, 1957 (age 62)
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Tracy Deglman
EducationUniversity of South Carolina (BA, MPA, JD)

Lucas was elected Speaker of the House in December 2014 after the resignation of Bobby Harrell.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South Carolina Legislature Online - Member Biography". www.scstatehouse.gov. Retrieved 2018-05-18.
  2. ^ "James Lucas". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 25, 2015.
  3. ^ "New speaker's political savvy springs from small-town roots". thestate. Retrieved 2018-05-18.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bobby Harrell
Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives
2014–present
Incumbent