State Government

House Chamber

South Carolina State House, House Chambers. 2 July 2016. Wikimedia Commons.

The South Carolina government and its three branches govern the state and its citizens.


Executive Branch

  • Governor Henry McMaster
    Henry McMaster is the current governor of South Carolina, sworn in on January 24, 2017.
  • Governors of South Carolina
    Meet the governors of South Carolina, including a portrait or photograph.
  • Elected Officials
    Meet the constitutional offices of South Carolina, including the governor, lieutenant governor, and secretary of state.

Legislative Branch

Judicial Branch

Wordles of the South Carolina Constitutions

See each Constitution of South Carolina as a wordle-a word cloud that shows the most frequent words in the text in larger font.