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|State summary=South Carolina, nicknamed "The Palmetto State," is bordered by [[North Carolina]], [[Georgia]] and the Atlantic Ocean. It was the eighth state to ratify the [[United States Constitution|U.S. Constitution]] and to be admitted to the Union. While [[Columbia, South Carolina|Columbia]] is South Carolina’s capital and largest city, [[Greenville, South Carolina|Greenville]] is the state’s largest metropolitan area.
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South Carolina has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from South Carolina|U.S. Senate]], a total of seven members of the [[United States congressional delegations from South Carolina|U.S. House of Representatives]], 46 members of the [[South Carolina State Senate|State Senate]] and 124 members of the [[South Carolina House of Representatives|House of Representatives]].
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[[Governor of South Carolina|Governor]] •
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|Nickname=The Palmetto State
[[South Carolina Attorney General|Attorney General]]
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|Motto=Dum spiro spero
[[South Carolina Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] •
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|Translation=While I breathe, I hope
[[South Carolina Comptroller General|Comptroller General]] •
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|Population=4.64 million
[[South Carolina Treasurer|Treasurer]] •
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|Area=32,020 sq. mi.
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|Admit=1788
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[[South Carolina Chairman of Public Service Commission|Chairman of Public Service Commission]]
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[[South Carolina Legislative Audit Council Director|Legislative Audit Council Director]]
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[[South Carolina Constitution|Constitution]] •
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[[South Carolina Supreme Court|Supreme Court]]
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'''South Carolina Counties'''<br>
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[[Abbeville County, South Carolina ballot measures|Abbeville]] • [[Aiken County, South Carolina ballot measures|Aiken]] • [[Allendale County, South Carolina ballot measures|Allendale]] • [[Anderson County, South Carolina ballot measures|Anderson]] • [[Bamberg County, South Carolina ballot measures|Bamberg]] • [[Barnwell County, South Carolina ballot measures|Barnwell]] • [[Beaufort County, South Carolina ballot measures|Beaufort]] • [[Berkeley County, South Carolina ballot measures|Berkeley]] • [[Calhoun County, South Carolina ballot measures|Calhoun]] • [[Charleston County, South Carolina ballot measures|Charleston]] • [[Cherokee County, South Carolina ballot measures|Cherokee]] • [[Chester County, South Carolina ballot measures|Chester]] • [[Chesterfield County, South Carolina ballot measures|Chesterfield]] • [[Clarendon County, South Carolina ballot measures|Clarendon]] • [[Colleton County, South Carolina ballot measures|Colleton]] • [[Darlington County, South Carolina ballot measures|Darlington]] • [[Dillon County, South Carolina ballot measures|Dillon]] • [[Dorchester County, South Carolina ballot measures|Dorchester]] • [[Edgefield County, South Carolina ballot measures|Edgefield]] • [[Fairfield County, South Carolina ballot measures|Fairfield]] • [[Florence County, South Carolina ballot measures|Florence]] • [[Georgetown County, South Carolina ballot measures|Georgetown]] • [[Greenville County, South Carolina ballot measures|Greenville]] • [[Greenwood County, South Carolina ballot measures|Greenwood]] • [[Hampton County, South Carolina ballot measures|Hampton]] • [[Horry County, South Carolina ballot measures|Horry]] • [[Jasper County, South Carolina ballot measures|Jasper]] • [[Kershaw County, South Carolina ballot measures|Kershaw]] • [[Lancaster County, South Carolina ballot measures|Lancaster]] • [[Laurens County, South Carolina ballot measures|Laurens]] • [[Lee County, South Carolina ballot measures|Lee]] • [[Lexington County, South Carolina ballot measures|Lexington]] • [[Marion County, South Carolina ballot measures|Marion]] • [[Marlboro County, South Carolina ballot measures|Marlboro]] • [[McCormick County, South Carolina ballot measures|McCormick]] • [[Newberry County, South Carolina ballot measures|Newberry]] • [[Oconee County, South Carolina ballot measures|Oconee]] • [[Orangeburg County, South Carolina ballot measures|Orangeburg]] • [[Pickens County, South Carolina ballot measures|Pickens]] • [[Richland County, South Carolina ballot measures|Richland]] • [[Saluda County, South Carolina ballot measures|Saluda]] • [[Spartanburg County, South Carolina ballot measures|Spartanburg]] • [[Sumter County, South Carolina ballot measures|Sumter]] • [[Union County, South Carolina ballot measures|Union]] • [[Williamsburg County, South Carolina ballot measures|Williamsburg]] • [[York County, South Carolina ballot measures|York]]
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'''Voting and elections'''
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* [[Portal:Congress|Congress]] ([[United States House of Representatives elections in South Carolina, 2012|2012 U.S. House elections]])
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* [[Portal:State Executive Officials|State executive officials]]
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* [[South Carolina State Legislature|State legislature]] ([[South Carolina State Senate elections, 2012|2012 Senate]] & [[South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012|House elections]])
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* [[List of South Carolina ballot measures|State ballot measures]] ([[South Carolina 2012 ballot measures|2012]])
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* [[Local ballot measures, South Carolina|Local ballot measures]]
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* [[Redistricting in South Carolina]]
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* [[School bond and tax elections in South Carolina|School bond issues]]
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* [[South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012]]
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* [[South Carolina vote fraud|Vote fraud]]
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* [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States]]
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** [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, South Carolina|South Carolina Results]]
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'''Laws and history'''
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* [[Laws governing ballot measures in South Carolina]]
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** [[Laws governing local ballot measures in South Carolina|Laws governing local measures]]
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for South Carolina ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
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* [[South Carolina media|Newspapers and blogs]]
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* Articles '''you''' can improve:
 
** [[South Carolina Constitution]]
 
** [[South Carolina ballot measures|State ballot measures]]
 
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* Add info on [[South Carolina House of Representatives|Representatives]] and [[South Carolina Senate|Senators]].
 
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The Palmetto State
Capital:   Columbia
Motto:   Dum spiro spero
Translation:   While I breathe, I hope
Population:   4.64 million
Area of state:   32,020 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1788

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South Carolina, nicknamed "The Palmetto State," is bordered by North Carolina, Georgia and the Atlantic Ocean. It was the eighth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution and to be admitted to the Union. While Columbia is South Carolina’s capital and largest city, Greenville is the state’s largest metropolitan area.

South Carolina has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 46 members of the State Senate and 124 members of the House of Representatives.

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