2010 Constitutional Amendment Questions

2010 Constitutional Amendment Questions

Questions are also available to download here: 2010 Constitutional Amendment Questions Amendment 1 Must Article I of the Constitution of this State, relating to the declaration of rights under the state’s constitution, be amended by adding Section 25 so as to provide that hunting and fishing are valuable parts of the state’s heritage, important for conservation, and a protected means of managing nonthreatened wildlife; to provide that the citizens of South Carolina shall have the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife traditionally pursued, subject to laws and regulations promoting sound wildlife conservation and management as prescribed by the General Assembly; and to specify that this section must not be construed to abrogate any private property rights, existing state laws or regulations, or the state’s sovereignty over its natural resources? Explanation: A ‘Yes’ vote will make it a constitutional right for citizens to hunt and fish and will permit the State to legally provide for proper wildlife management and the protection of private property rights. Amendment 2 Must Article II of the Constitution of this State, relating to the right of suffrage, be amended by adding Section 12 so as to provide that the fundamental right of an individual to vote by secret ballot is guaranteed for a designation, a selection, or an authorization for employee representation by a labor organization? Explanation A ‘Yes’ vote will give employees the constitutional right to vote by secret ballot when they are voting on whether to be represented by a labor union. Amendment 3 Must Section 36(A), Article III of the Constitution of this State be amended so as to increase from...
2010 General Election Candidate Information

2010 General Election Candidate Information

The following offices and candidates shall be on the ballots of the November 2, 2010 General Election in Dorchester County, South Carolina. All offices are 1-Seat to Fill unless otherwise posted. A candidate may be nominated by more than one political party. Such candidates are commonly referred to as “fusion candidates.” Click here for information regarding candidates representing more than one party. Governor Morgan Bruce Reeves, Green Nikki R Haley, Republican Vincent A Sheheen, Democratic Morgan Bruce Reeves, United Citizens Lieutenant Governor Ken Ard, Republican Ashley Cooper, Democratic Secretary of State Mark Hammond, Republican Marjorie L Johnson, Democratic State Treasurer Curtis Loftis, Republican Attorney General Leslie Minerd, Green Alan Wilson, Republican Matthew Richardson, Democratic Comptroller General Richard A Eckstrom, Republican Robert Barber, Democratic State Superintendent of Education Doretha A Bull, Green Mick Zais, Republican Tim Moultrie, Libertarian Frank Holleman, Democratic Tony Fayyazi, Independence Adjutant General Bob Livingston, Republican Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Republican Tom E Elliott, Democratic U.S. Senate Tom Clements, Green Jim DeMint, Republican Alvin M Greene, Democratic U.S. House of Representatives District 1 Robert Dobbs, Green Tim Scott, Republican Keith Blandford, Libertarian Ben Frasier, Democratic Rob Groce, Working Families M E Mac McCullough, United Citizens Jimmy Wood, Independence U.S. House of Representatives District 6 Nammu Y Muhammad, Green Jim Pratt, Republican James E Jim Clyburn, Democratic State House of Representatives District 94 Jenny Horne, Republican State House of Representatives District 97 Patsy G. Knight, Democrat State House of Representatives District 98 Christine Jackson, Democrat Chris Murphy, Republican State House of Representatives District 114 Bobby Harrell, Republican County Council District 1 Willie R. Davis, Democrat County Council District...
2010 Election Information

2010 Election Information

Candidate Filing Period: Noon, March 16th – Noon, March 30th. For more information, please visit: SCVotes.org Other Important Dates May 8th – Deadline to register to vote in State Primaries June 8th – State Primaries June 22nd – State Primary Runoffs (if necessary) October 2nd – Deadline to register to vote in General Election November 2nd – General...
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