Senator Shane Massey
Shane Massey is the State Senator for District 25 – Aiken, Edgefield, Lexington, McCormick, and Saluda Counties. First elected in a 2007 special election, Shane ran for the Senate with a promise to work as hard as possible to shake up the status quo in Columbia. He’s kept that commitment by holding more than 130 town hall meetings across the district, providing weekly legislative updates, and constantly fighting the Columbia establishment with his speeches and votes.
Shane was selected as a Liberty Fellow in 2009 and a Rodel Fellow in 2015. In 2014, the Washington Post selected Shane as one of the top 40 rising stars among state-level elected officials under the age of 40 across the county.
A graduate of Strom Thurmond High School, Clemson University, and the USC School of Law, Shane and works as an attorney in Edgefield. He and his wife, Blair, have two children and live in Edgefield. They attend Providence Baptist Church in Johnston, where Blair is active with children’s ministry and Shane has taught several Sunday School classes and has served his church as a Deacon.