lucasSpeaker Jay Lucas

Jay Lucas represents District 65 in the S.C. House of Representatives. He has served District 65 since his election in 1998 and was elected Speaker of the House on December 2, 2014 following four years as Speaker Pro Tempore. Speaker Lucas has consistently won praise for his service in the House, winning “Legislator of the Year” awards from the S.C. Solicitor’s Association and the State Firefighter’s Association.

Jay is a past Chairman of the Darlington County Republican Party and the Darlington County Coordinating Council. An attorney, he is married with one son.