Ralph (Ralph) Norman, Jr. (R-USH05)
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Capitol: 202.225.5501
FAX: 202.225.0464
District: 803.327.1114
Room 569 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-4005

Residence: Rock Hill, SC
Elected: 2017    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Elaine (Rice)   DOB: 6/20/1953
Committee Assignments
ChairmanCongressional Conservative Opportunity Society
Co-ChairCongressional Solar Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Waste-Cutters Caucus
RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Environment
FC MemberAnti-Socialism Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Reformers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional NASA Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Oversight and Reform
FC MemberCongressional Dietary Supplement Caucus
FC MemberCongressional FinTech and Payments Caucus
FC MemberEntrepreneurship Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Blockchain Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Direct Selling Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Broadcasters Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Caucus
FC MemberPaper and Packaging Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Aluminum Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Financial Services
FC MemberCongressional Independent Colleges Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional Western Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberNational Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Counties Representing
Cherokee / Chester / Fairfield / Kershaw / Lancaster / Lee / Newberry / Spartanburg / Sumter / Union / York


Congressman Ralph Norman is a lifelong resident of South Carolina's 5th district. After graduating from Rock Hill High School in 1971, he attended Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC, and graduated in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business.

After college, he joined his father's construction business and helped grow it into one of South Carolina's most successful commercial real estate developers.

Over the course of his career, Ralph has served with a number of organizations dedicated to improving the community, including the York County Home Builders Association, the Children's Attention Home, the Salvation Army, and the Medical University of South Carolina Board of Visitors.

He has consistently demonstrated his dedication to conservative principles. Throughout his political career in the South Carolina House of Representatives and the U.S. House of Representatives, he has consistently voted in favor of limited government, individual liberties, and financially sound policies.

Ralph married Elaine Rice Norman on December 28, 1974. Elaine also is a lifelong resident of South Carolina, growing up in Belton. Together, they have 4 adult children- Warren, Anne, Mary Catherine, and Caroline, 17 grandchildren.

Awards- True Blue Award - Family Research Council Action Taxpayer Super Hero Award - Citizens Against Government Waste Award for Conservative Achievement - American Conservative Union Thomas Jefferson Award - International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Solar Champion Award - Solar Energy Industries Association Supporting the solar industry Guardian of Seniors' Rights Award - 60 Plus Association Hero of Main Street Award - National Retail Federation Friend of Farm Bureau Award - American Farm Bureau Supporting Farm Bureau's position on policy issues Guardian of Small Business Award - National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Spirit of Enterprise Award - U.S. Chamber of Commerce