Jimmy Bales

Jimmy Bales DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Jimmy BalesDEMDemocrat American politician
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Age at Death1935-2021
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Years of Experience
SCResidence (state)

Jimmy C. Bales (September 25, 1935 – September 25, 2021) was an American politician. He served as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 80th District from 1999-2020. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Bales ran for re-election in 2020, but was defeated by Jermaine Johnson in the Democratic primary.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of South Carolina
EdD Education
1975
East Tennessee State University
MA
1966
Columbia College
BA Sociology
1960
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
South Carolina State House of Representatives
1999 - 2021
Member
Richland County Council
1977 - 1990
Probation Officer
Richland County Family Court
1960 - 1963
E-4
United States Army
1955 - 1956
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Member
Central Midlands Council of Governments
2000 - Current
Chair
Freshman Caucus
1999 - 2000
Trustee
Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital
1996 - 1998
Former Chair
Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Licenses, Fees and Other Taxes, South Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Budget Subcommittee on Healthcare, South Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Property Tax, South Carolina State House of Representatives
Former Secretary
House Operations and Management Committee