About Heather

Cam & Heather Crawford

Heather Ammons Crawford grew up along the Grand Strand in Horry County. After graduating from Socastee High School, she went on to earn degrees from Horry Georgetown Technical College and Francis Marion University. As a Young Republican, she has spent a number of years engaging the youth in our community and across the country, having previously served as Chairman of the Grand Strand Young Republicans and also as the South Carolina Committeewoman for the National Federation of Young Republicans. She also served as the Horry County State Committeeman for the South Carolina Republican Party prior to her service in the South Carolina House of Representatives.

As a pro-life advocate Crawford has enjoyed serving on the board of the Grand Strand Citizens for Life and Coastline Women’s Center, spending a considerable amount of time fundraising for LIFE and other conservative causes. Crawford is also an ardent supporter of the Second Amendment, a member of the National Rifle Association, and has co-sponsored numerous pieces of legislation supporting the rights of gun owners in South Carolina. Relating to fiscal matters, Crawford believes that government has an obligation to refrain from spending more than it takes in from the public, always working to ensure that South Carolina continues to maintain a balanced budget.

Representative Crawford was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives on July 24, 2012, serving District 68 which encompasses the Greater Socastee area of Horry County. She currently serves on the House Ways & Means Committee (the House’s budget writing committee), the House Ethics Committee, and holds a seat on the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments.

Crawford resides in Socastee with her husband Cam, where she is a small business owner and REALTOR. Additionally, Crawford is Founder and President of Your Sister’s Closet, a local nonprofit which strives to assist women entering/re-entering the workforce in Horry County.