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'''Three statewide ballot questions''' will appear on the [[2008 ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[South Carolina]].  All three are [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]]s proposed as amendments to the [[South Carolina Constitution]] by the [[South Carolina State Legislature]].
 
'''Three statewide ballot questions''' will appear on the [[2008 ballot measures|November 4, 2008 ballot]] in [[South Carolina]].  All three are [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]]s proposed as amendments to the [[South Carolina Constitution]] by the [[South Carolina State Legislature]].
  
The proposed amendments are:
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==November 2008 Elections Results==
  
* [[South Carolina Amendment 1 (2008)|South Carolina Amendment 1]], which deletes the current provision in the constitution that no unmarried woman shall legally consent to sexual intercourse who has not attained the age of fourteen. <span style="color:green">'''Measure Approved'''</span>
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* [[South Carolina Amendment 2 (2008)|South Carolina Amendment 2]], which provides that the funds of any trust fund established by law for the funding of post-employment benefits for state employees may be invested and reinvested in equity securities. <span style="color:red">'''Measure Defeated'''</span>
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* [[South Carolina Amendment 3 (2008)|South Carolina Amendment 3]], which provides that the funds of any political subdivision of the state that have been set aside for the funding of post-employment benefits for the political subdivision's employees may be invested or reinvested in equity securities. <span style="color:red">'''Measure Defeated'''</span>
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[South Carolina Amendment 1 (2008)|South Carolina Amendment 1]] || Age of Consent || Deletes the current provision in the constitution that no unmarried woman shall legally consent to sexual intercourse who has not attained the age of fourteen. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[South Carolina Amendment 2 (2008)|South Carolina Amendment 2]] || Post-employment fund investment || Funds of any trust fund established by law for the funding of post-employment benefits for state employees may be invested and reinvested in equity securities. || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>  
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|[[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[South Carolina Amendment 3 (2008)|South Carolina Amendment 3]] || Fund investment || Funds of any political subdivision of the state that have been set aside for the funding of post-employment benefits for the political subdivision's employees may be invested or reinvested in equity securities. || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>
  
 
==National overview==
 
==National overview==
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* [http://www.scvotes.org/2008/07/31/2008_constitutional_amendment_questions South Carolina 2008 state constitutional questions]
 
* [http://www.scvotes.org/2008/07/31/2008_constitutional_amendment_questions South Carolina 2008 state constitutional questions]
  
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Revision as of 17:56, 3 December 2008

Three statewide ballot questions will appear on the November 4, 2008 ballot in South Carolina. All three are legislatively-referred constitutional amendments proposed as amendments to the South Carolina Constitution by the South Carolina State Legislature.

November 2008 Elections Results

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
LR South Carolina Amendment 1 Age of Consent Deletes the current provision in the constitution that no unmarried woman shall legally consent to sexual intercourse who has not attained the age of fourteen. Approved
LR South Carolina Amendment 2 Post-employment fund investment Funds of any trust fund established by law for the funding of post-employment benefits for state employees may be invested and reinvested in equity securities. Defeated
LR South Carolina Amendment 3 Fund investment Funds of any political subdivision of the state that have been set aside for the funding of post-employment benefits for the political subdivision's employees may be invested or reinvested in equity securities. Defeated

National overview

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