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S 288 - Appointment of the Secretary of State - Key Vote

South Carolina Key Votes

Jake Knotts, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Resolution Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (Senate) (30-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Appointment of the Secretary of State

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment that requires the Governor to appoint the Secretary of State.

Highlights:
- Requires Senate approval before an appointment can be made (sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION AND AGAIN BY A MAJORITY OF EACH CHAMBER IN THE NEXT SESSION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Appointment of the Secretary of State

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