South Carolina Recall Amendment (2010)
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will not appear on a ballot
The ballot summary read as follows:
Proposing an amendment to Article XV of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, relating to impeachment of certain executive and judicial officers of this state, by adding Section 4 so as to provide procedures for recalling and removing from public office persons holding public office of the state or its political subdivisions in the executive and legislative branches of state or local government; and proposing an amendment to Article XVII, by adding Section 15 so as to establish a specified procedure for the enactment or repeal of laws and constitutional amendments by initiative petition and referendum and to provide exceptions.
According to the House version of the bill, H 2833, the constitutional changes read as follows:
Proposing an amendment to Article XV of the Constitution of South Carolina, 1895, by adding Section 4 so as to provide procedures for recalling and removing a person holding a statewide-elected constitutional office.
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.
State of South Carolina
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Comptroller General | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Education | Director of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Director of Natural Resources | Director of Labor, Licensing and Regulation | Chairman of Public Service Commission |