Stephen K. Benjamin

Stephen K. Benjamin DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Stephen K. BenjaminDEMDemocrat American politician
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Stephen Keith Benjamin (born December 1, 1969) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 70th mayor of Columbia, South Carolina from July 2010 to January 2022. He was the first African American mayor in the city's history. Before serving as mayor, he worked in the Columbia metropolitan area as an attorney and served on various charitable organizations. On November 8, 2017, Benjamin won re-election for a third term as mayor with no votes as no other candidate filed. Benjamin was declared re-elected. Benjamin served as the 76th president of the United States Conference of Mayors from 2018 to 2019.

Education3 - 3 of 1
University of South Carolina School of Law
Past Positions1 - 1 of 1
mayor
2010