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South Carolina Recall Amendment (2012)

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The South Carolina Recall Amendent will not appear on the 2012 ballot in the state of South Carolina as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would have allowed residents in the state to recall officials from office. The measure was introduced in 2011 state legislative session. The proposal would require signatures from 15 percent of qualified voters to send the recall to the ballot.[1]

Path to the ballot

Section 1 of Article XVI of the South Carolina Constitution says that a legislatively-referred amendment can go on the ballot if approved by a 2/3rds vote of each house of the South Carolina State Legislature.

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