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.
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.