Liston Barfield

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Liston Barfield is a Republican member of the South Carolina State Assembly. Barfield also serves on the Invitations and Memorial Resolutions (Chairman) Committee and the Ways and Means Committee.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Barfield is also the Secretary of the Board of Directors for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) as of 2011.[2]

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  1. Liston Barfield, South Carolina State Assembly,, Accessed July 7, 2011.
  2. Board of Directors, American Legislative Exchange Council,, Accessed July 7, 2011.
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