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South Carolina Elect vs. Appoint Amendents (2010)

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The South Carolina Elect vs. Appoint Amendments did not appear on the November 2, 2010 ballot in the state of South Carolina as legislatively-referred constitutional amendments. One measure gave the voters a chance on whether or not the South Carolina Secretary of State should have been appointed by the governor. The bill was introduced in the State House and was being co-sponsored by Tom Young. Legislative session ended without the measure being sent to the ballot.[1][2]

There was a similar bill that had been introduced that would have allowed voters to decide if the superintendent of education should have been elected or appointed as well. Both bills must have been passed by 2/3rds of both legislative chambers in order to be placed on the ballot, as per Section 1 of Article XVI of the South Carolina Constitution.

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