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S 0014 General Bill, By T.W. Mitchell and Washington
Similar (H 3491)
    A Bill to amend Sections 7-13-40 and 7-13-50, both as amended and Section 7-17-600, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to party primary elections conducted by the State Election Commission, so as to require that the nominee is the candidate receiving the most votes cast in excess of forty-two and one-half percent of the votes cast for the office, reduce from a majority to forty-two and one-half percent the percentage of voters voting in a primary required to nominate a candidate, and provide that second primaries must be held when no candidate receives forty-two and one-half percent or more of the vote; and to repeal Section 7-17-610 relating to the determination of a majority vote.
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09/19/94Senate Prefiled
09/19/94Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/10/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-14
01/10/95Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-14

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