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South Carolina Amendment 2 (1998)

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South Carolina Amendment 2 provides that a candidate for the Senate or House of Representatives must be a legal resident of the district in which he is a candidate at the time he files for the office. It was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in South Carolina where it passed, with 90% of voters in favor.

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The language that appeared on the ballot:

Would amend the constitution relating to the qualifications of Senators and members of the House of Representatives to provide that a candidate for the Senate or House of Representatives must be a legal resident of the district in which he is a candidate at the time he files for office.

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