WHEREAS, Sherry Rogers Pace, Trustee with the Greenville County School District, was suspended from office by Executive Order 96-19 signed by the undersigned on July 23, 1996, because of pending criminal charges; and
WHEREAS, on December 12, 1996, Ms. Pace was convicted in the Court of General Sessions of the State of South Carolina of Forgery and Making a False Statement or Misrepresentation; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Article VI, Section 8 of the South Carolina Constitution, an officer of a political subdivision of this State who has been suspended from office and subsequently convicted shall have his or her position declared vacant and the vacancy shall be filled as provided by law.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby declare the office held by Sherry Rogers Pace to be vacant and I order that a special election shall be held.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 13TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 1996
DAVID M. BEASLEY
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