About Rick

Family book reading Rick Martin is a devoted husband, father, small business owner, and lifelong Newberry County resident. He and Fran, his wife of 26 years, are the proud parents of four daughters. Rick is president of Newberry’s Battery Outlet, a business family-owned and operated since 1986, which serves customers from all across the southeast. He and his family are active members of Cannon Creek A.R.P. Church in Newberry, where Rick serves as an elder. Rick has also been a member of the Gideons International, a non-profit organization which distributes free Holy Bibles.


Rick Martin was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2016, and he has served District 40 dutifully ever since. Rick believes that elected officials should be servants of the people, and serving the people is a privilege which he hopes to continue.