03/29/2012 08:21 am ET Updated May 29, 2012

Eric Bikas, South Carolina Lawmaker, Says Two-Month Absence Due To Losing District

Republican State Representative Eric J. Bikas said that he hasn't been to Columbia in two months, after he was asked to leave in January.

Bikas, 25, who represents District 26 area of Greenville and Pickens County, said in January the sergeant-at-arms asked him to leave the Statehouse chamber at the request of House Speaker Bobby Harrell.

"In January I was asked to leave because when the redistricting occurred, I ended up without a district," Bikas said.

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