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Key Votes

Craig Gagnon's Voting Records on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Craig A. Gagnon
Office: State House (SC) - District 11, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House - District 11
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Robin; 2 Children: Leah, Anna; 1 Stepchild: Joshua
Birth Date: 08/02/1960
Birth Place: Lowell, Massachussetts
Home City: Abbeville, SC

South Carolina Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Jan. 23, 2014 SB 308 Authorizes Concealed Weapons on the Premises of Vendors That Serve Alcohol Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(90 - 18)
Yea

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