South Carolina 2012 ballot measures
- The one measure was approved.
- Since only legislatively-referred constitutional amendments are allowed in South Carolina, proposals must be made during the state's legislative session.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||Admin of gov't||Requires governor to select running mate for lt. governor.||
Not on the ballot
|Initiative and Referendum Amendment||Admin of gov't||Permit the enactment of laws and constitutional amendments by initiative petition|
|Recall Amendment||Admin of gov't||Would allow citizens to recall officials by initiative petition.|
|Term Limit Amendment||Term limits||Would limit state legislators to 16 years in office.|
Local ballot measures
- See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2012
No local measures have been identified for 2012. Read about local happenings here.
Since 2000, South Carolina voters have considered 21 ballot measures. Of these 21, all 17 have passed. Historically, South Carolina ballot measures have focused a wide variety of issues with tax, spending, budget issues being most common. Other notable measures include 2010's hunting amendment and 2006's traditional marriage amendment.
- 2012 ballot measures
- South Carolina History of I & R
- List of South Carolina ballot measures
- Laws governing ballot measures in South Carolina