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Linda "Lin" BennettREPRepublican State Representative, District 114
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SCResidence (state)

Linda Bennett (born February 9, 1954) is an American politician. She is a former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 114th District, serving since 2016. She is a member of the Republican party.In an interview in December 2013, Bennett said of restaurant workers: "If [working in a restaurant] is your lifetime job, God help us. If your lifetime goal is to get up everyday and slap a burger on a bun and give it to someone- you have no life. You don't ever deserve to make anything."In March 2019, Bennett caused controversy after she posted a misleading photo of Democratic congressman Joe Cunningham (SC-01) on social media.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Essex Community College
Attended
University of Maryland
Attended
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
South Carolina State House of Representatives
2016 - Current
Manager
Student Support, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers
1998 - 2014
Manager
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation Primus Student Support Services
1998 - 2013
Contractor
Department of Defense
1982 - 1998
Other Experience1 - 15 of 15
Member
Patriots Point Development Authority Board
2010 - 2016
Chair
Charleston County Republican Party
2007 - 2013
First Vice Chair
South Carolina Republican Party
2011 - 2013
Delegate
Republican National Convention
2012
Member
Charleston Neighborhood Commission
2010 - 2012
Chaplain
Sea Island Republican Women
2005 - 2011
Alternate Delegate
Republican National Convention
2008
Co-Chair
Victory for Charleston County Republican Party
2004
Co-Chair
Victory for Charleston County Republican Party
2006
Chair
Sea Island Republican Women Campaign Committee
2002 - 2004
Member
National Rifle Association
Member
Ducks Unlimited
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Motor Vehicles, South Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on K-12, South Carolina State House of Representatives