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H 3491 General Bill, By Govan, D.W. Beatty, Breeland, A.W. Byrd, Cave, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, J. Hines, Inabinett, Lloyd, Meacham, Rice, Simrill, Spearman, Tripp, L.S. Whipper and J.M. White
Similar (S 0013, S 0014)
    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 percent of the votes cast for the office, reduce from a majority to forty 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 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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02/02/95House Introduced and read first time HJ-13
02/02/95House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-13
03/15/95House Bill was defeated but not tabled in committee

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