Representative Chandra Elisa Dillard's Biography


Full Name: Chandra Elisa Dillard
Current Office: State House - District 23, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 03/10/1965
Birth Place: Greenville, SC
Home City: Greenville, SC
Religion: United Methodist
  • Awards:

    Women Making History, 50th Most Influential, Deloris H. Oliver Service to Mankind Award, Greenville Chamber Athena Award, Alpha Phi Alpha Humanitrian Award,

  • Current Car:

    Nissan Maxima

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  • Favorite Actor/Actress:

    Denzel Howard

  • Favorite Athlete:

    Michael Jordan

  • Favorite Author:

    Lisbeth Schorr

  • Favorite Book:

    Common Purpose

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  • Favorite Musician:

    Luthur Vandross

  • Favorite President and Why:

    Bill Clinton, he did so much for America, resolved the debt, created a surplus,

  • Favorite Quote:

    In conflict, decide if you want to be right or make things work. Then act like it

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  • Favorite Type of Music:

    all kinds

  • Favorite Vacation Spot:

    anywhere near water

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  • First Car:

    1964 Buick LeSabra

  • First Job:

    accounts payable

  • Name one thing you would most like to do before you die:

    Visit the Holy Land

  • Personal Hero and Why:

    Grandfather/Grandmother --- very wise

  • Person Most Want to Meet (Dead or Alive):

    President Bill Clinton

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  • Priority Issues:

    Affordable & Workforce Housing, Public Education,

  • Reason for Seeking Public Office:

    To provide my district with good leadership, to create good sound policy for SC


Contact Information

Capitol Webmail

Capitol Website

414D Blatt Building
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-212-6791

5 Alleta Avenue
Greenville, SC 29607

Phone: 864-294-2503 (Work)
Phone: 864-233-6549 (Home)