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South Carolina Gubernatorial Elections, Amendment 1 (2012)

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The South Carolina Government Restructure Amendment may appear on the November 2012 ballot in the state of South Carolina as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure would allow candidates for governor to select their running mates for lieutenant governor and the chief executive to appoint an education head.

Path to the ballot

Section 1 of Article XVI of the South Carolina Constitution says that a legislatively-referred amendment can go on the ballot if approved by a 2/3rds vote of each house of the South Carolina State Legislature.

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