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South Carolina Referendum 2C, Voting Eligibility of 18-Year-Olds (1996)

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South Carolina Referendum 2C was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in South Carolina as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

Referendum 2C amended Section 4 of Article II of the South Carolina Constitution to authorize "a person who attains the age of eighteen (18) by the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November to be an elector for the calendar year" in which the person turns 18.

Election results

Referendum 2C
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 761,676 80.18%
No188,22919.82%

Ballot text

Question


"Shall Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution of this State be amended so as to authorize a person who attains the age of eighteen(18) by the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November to be an elector for the calendar year in which the person has attained the age of eighteen(18)?"

Official summary


"Amends the Constitution of this State to allow a person who becomes eighteen (18) by the date of the statewide General Election to register to vote in any election during the calendar year that person becomes eighteen (18)."

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