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State (V3700) Act No. 932 (1971)--senate redistricting; multi-member districts; numbered posts; majority vote requirement 3-6-72
State (V4472) Numbered posts--all multi-member offices 6-30-72
Aiken County (V4630) Act R1152--numbered posts 8-25-72
Saluda County (V4588) Act No. 1244 (1972)--school district referendum procedure 11-13-72
State (V4081) Act No. 1205 (1972)--Senate redistricting; multi-member districts; numbered posts; majority vote requirement 7-20-73
Section 5 objection ruled untimely in Morris v. Gressette, 432 U.S. 491 (1977)
Darlington (Darlington Cty.) (V5556-5557) Act R206 (1973)--majority vote requirement; residency requirement 8-17-73
Clarendon County (V5682) Act R530 (1973)--abolition of the elective office of superintendent of education and devolution of powers and duties to appointed county board of education 11-13-73
State (V5967) House redistricting--multi-member districts; numbered posts; majority vote requirement 2-14-74
Dorchester County (V6236) Act R913 (1974)--at large elections 4-22-74
McClellanville (Charleston Cty.) (V5737; V6059) Two annexations 5-6-74
Withdrawn 10-21-74 upon modification of annexation policies
Walterboro (Colleton Cty.) (V6297) Residency requirement 5-24-74
Lancaster County (V8647) Act Nos. 519 and 523 (1967), No. 1594 (1968), No. 1622 (1972), and No. 325 (1973)--numbered posts and decreased number of board members (County Board of Education); staggered terms for district boards of trustees 7-30-74
Calhoun County School District (V6218) Act R1151 (1974)--at large elections; staggered terms (members of school district board of trustees) 8-7-74
Bishopville (Lee Cty.) (V6687) Act No. 1227--staggered terms 9-3-74
Bamberg County (V6810) Residency requirement; staggered terms 9-3-74
Bamberg County (V6808) At-large elections 9-20-74
Charleston (Charleston Cty.) (V6772) Seven annexations 9-20-74
Withdrawn 5-13-75 upon adoption of single-member districts
Charleston County (V6593) Consolidation Charter--at-large elections; multi-member districts; numbered posts; majority vote requirement; residency requirement 9-24-74
Lancaster County (V6875; V8635) Act No. 1023 (1972) and No. 1010 (1974)--numbered posts; majority vote requirement; residency requirement; staggered terms 10-1-74
York County (V6878) At-large elections 11-12-74
Charleston (Charleston Cty.) Three of four redistricting plans 2-18-75
Clarendon County (V9142) Act R1537--elected to appointed county supervisor 9-8-75
Bamberg County (X6635) Act R626--redistricting 7-30-76
Withdrawn 11-1-76
Seneca (Oconee Cty.) (X5817)/TD> Majority vote requirement 9-13-76
Sumter County School District No. 2 (X6910) Act R681 (1976)--at-large elections; residency requirement; appointment of one trustee 10-1-76
Horry County (X4721) Act R546 (1976)--at-large elections 11-12-76
Cameron (Calhoun Cty.) (X8250) Majority vote requirement 11-15-76
Bishopville (Lee Cty.) (X6536) Majority vote requirement; staggered terms 11-26-76
Sumter County (X7895) Act No. 371 (1967) and (1976)--ordinance for Home Rule Act; at-large elections 12-3-76
Declaratory judgment denied in County Council of Sumter County v. United States, 596 F. Supp. 35 (D.D.C. 1984)
Calhoun Falls (Abbeville Cty.) (X7677-7678) Majority vote requirement 12-13-76
Pageland (Chesterfield Cty.) (X8005) Majority vote requirement 3-22-77
Hollywood (Charleston Cty.) (A0587) Majority vote requirement 6-3-77
Charleston County (X7780) Home Rule Act--form of government; at-large elections with residency requirement 6-14-77
Section 5 objection ruled untimely in Woods v. Hamilton, 473 F. Supp. 641 (D.S.C. 1979)
Bamberg County School District (A2189) At-large elections 8-31-77
Chester County (A1878-1880) Act Nos. 823 (1966) and 826 (1966)--at-large elections and residency districts for county council and county school board 10-28-77
Allendale County School District (A1244) Act R329 (1977)--at-large elections 11-25-77
Colleton County (X7673-74) Home Rule Act--council-supervisor form of government; at-large elections; majority vote requirement

2-6-78
Mullins (Marion Cty.) (A2838) Majority vote requirement 6-30-78
Marion (Marion Cty.) (A4532) Majority vote requirement (non-partisan elections) 7-5-78
Nichols (Marion Cty.) (A4566) Majority vote requirement (non-partisan elections) 9-19-78
Lancaster (Lancaster Cty.) (A5758) Majority vote requirement 9-19-78
St. George (Dorchester Cty.) (A6462) Staggered terms 10-2-78
Rock Hill (York Cty.) (A7639) Majority vote requirement (non-partisan elections) 12-12-78
Edgefield County (A7852) Home Rule Act--form of government; at-large elections; residency requirement 2-8-79
Colleton County (84-3302) Act No. R82 (1979)--devolving authority to levy taxes for school purposes to the Colleton County Council from the Colleton County State Legislative delegation 9-4-79
Withdrawn 8-28-84 following preclearance of change in method of electing county council
Chester County (C6023) Act R293 (1979)--postponement of elections under single-member districts; extending terms under at-large system 9-26-79
State (81-1955) Act R249 (1981)--House reapportionment 11-18-81
Columbia (Richland Cty.) (86-2628) Redistricting 8-2-82
Withdrawn 12-17-82
Marion County (81-1984) Act No. R345 (1982)--redistricting of councilmanic districts 8-16-82
Withdrawn 4-25-83
Hampton County School District (82-2588) Act No. R398 (1982)--referendum election; abolishes the county board of education and superintendent of education and changes the method of selecting the members of the boards of education for Districts 1 and 2 from appointive to elective 8-23-82
Withdrawn 11-19-82
Williamsburg County (82-2680, 82-2679) Redistricting--county council and school board districts 8-30-82
Lancaster (Lancaster Cty.) (92-2599) (82-2599) Ordinance No. 76-15--majority vote requirement in contested elections 12-27-82
Richland County (82-2662) Number of members of the county council from eleven to seven 1-12-83
Lancaster County School District (93-2861) Act No. 848 (R.700) (1976--staggered terms (board of trustees) 8-26-83
State (84-3377) Act No. R321 (1984)--party primary election schedule for state senate 3-20-84
Jefferson (Chesterfield Cty.) (83-2815) Ordinance No. 8 (1983)--councilmembers be elected to four year, staggered terms 3-26-84
Barnwell (Barnwell Cty.) (83-2782) Act No. 960, R1117 (1966)--four-year, staggered terms (mayor and six aldermembers) 3-26-84
Lancaster County School District (84-3398) Act No. R.282 (1994)--Staggered terms 4-27-84
Edgefield County (84-3318) Implementation of the provisions of Act No. 1104 (1966) (3-member council elected at large from residency districts by plurality vote for two-year concurrent terms) 6-11-84
Elloree (Orangeburg Cty.) (83-2885) Staggered terms for councilmembers and majority vote requirement 6-11-84
State (84-3392) Schedule for implementing the reapportionment plan embodied in Senate Bill No. 1093 8-10-84
Barnwell (Barnwell Cty.) (84-3240) Majority vote requirement 8-31-84
Newberry County School District (7X-0145, 83-2880) Implementation of the provisions of Act Nos. R1117 (1966) and R981 (1972) regarding method of selecting board members 9-10-84
State (84-3386) Act No. R522 (1984), which relates to the assistance to voters 9-11-84
Hampton County School District Nos. 1 and 2 (85-3312; 85-3826) Special election schedule and candidate qualification period 6-28-85
Spartanburg (Spartanburg Cty.) (84-3504) Fifty-two annexations 7-16-85
Withdrawn 10-6-87
Orangeburg County (82-2622) Reapportionment--county council district 9-3-85
Sumter (Sumter Cty.) (83-2952, 84-3510, 84-3511, 84-3512) Forty-five annexations 10-21-85
Withdrawn 10-17-86 upon change in method of election
Batesburg (Lexington and Saluda Ctys.) (85-3334) Majority vote requirement 2-24-86
Sumter (Sumter Cty.) (86-4439, 86-4440, 86-4441) Increase from four to six councilmembers; method of election; districting plan and annexations 4-10-86
Objection to annexations withdrawn 10-17-86 upon change in method of election
Summerville (Dorchester Cty.) Post-1980 annexations; staggered terms 10-10-86
Withdrawn 10-17-88--upon change in method of election
Consolidated School District of Aiken County (Aiken and Saluda Ctys.) (86-4090) Implementation schedule for the election of school board members from nine single-member districts 10-14-86
Dorchester County School District No. 4 (Dorchester Cty.) (86-4218) Act No. 536 (R632) (1986)--appointed interim executive committee for the consolidated district 12-1-86
Withdrawn 2-12-87
Bamberg County (R1027; R1374) Special primary election 12-29-86
Edgefield County School District (Edgefield Cty.) (86-4224) Districting plan 5-22-87
Rock Hill (York Cty.) (87-3969) Nineteen annexations 6-28-88
Withdrawn 10-18-89 upon change in method of election
School District No. 4 (Dorchester Cty.) (87-3809) Act No. R296 (1987)--districting plan 7-18-88
Richland County (88-4728) Provisions which require the resignation of full-time and part-time county employees running for office 9-23-88
Lancaster (Lancaster Cty.) (88-4655) Election method changes: increase in size of council from seven to nine members with six elected from single-member districts and three, including the mayor, elected at large, by plurality vote and staggered terms (Ordinance No. 88-40) 6-13-89
Beaufort County (89-3281) Method of staggering terms (county council) 7-18-89
Bennettsville (Marlboro Cty.) (90-4137) Election schedule for implementing the change in method of electing the city council from at large to single-member districts 2-2-90
Kershaw County (90-4108) Method of filling school board vacancies and the advisory referendum procedures 2-5-90
Anderson County School District (89-3259) Act R193 (1989)--method of election (three single-member districts and two multi-member districts) and districting plan 4-23-90
North Charleston (Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Ctys.) (90-4005) Districting plan 5-3-90
Chester (Chester Cty.) (89-3374) Candidate filing fees 5-7-90
York (York Cty.) (90-4221) Districting plan 8-10-90
State (90-3896) Act No. 678--qualifications to serve as probate judge 10-15-90
Rock Hill (York Cty.) (91-2478) 1991 redistricting plan for city council districts 1-17-92
Johnston (Edgefield Cty.) (92-1181) 1992 redistricting plan 6-5-92
Orangeburg County (92-0473) 1992 redistricting plan 7-21-92
Dorchester County (92-0373) 1992 redistricting plan 8-28-92
Norway (Orangeburg Cty.) (92-0156) Districting plan for the town council 11-9-92
Marion County School District (Marion Cty.) (92-2803) 1992 redistricting plan 1-5-93
Marion County (92-2802) 1992 redistricting plan 1-5-93
Lee County School District (Lee Cty.) (92-4139) 1992 redistricting plan 2-8-93
Lee County (92-2259) 1992 redistricting plan 2-8-93
Batesburg-Leesville (Lexington and Saluda Ctys.) (92-4640) Majority vote requirement 6-1-93
Johnston (Edgefield Cty.) (93-1658) Redistricting plan 7-6-93
State (94-1394) 1994 redistricting plan for the House of Representatives 5-2-94
Lee County (94-1009) and Lee County School District (94-1722) (Lee Cty.) Special election schedule (including the candidate qualifying period, the selection of an April 19, 1994, special primary election date; May 3, 1994, special run-off election date; and a June 7, 1994, special general election date) 6-6-94
Hemingway (Williamsburg Cty.) (93-4248) Five residential annexations and a special annexation referendum 7-22-94
Florence and Williamsburg Counties (93-5026, 93-4959) Proposed county boundary change 7-22-94
Barnwell (Barnwell Cty.) (94-0431) Majority vote requirement for mayor 8-15-94
Withdrawn 2-13-95
Georgetown County School District (Georgetown Cty.) (94-2274) Act R.376 (1994)--provides for the change from a partisan to a nonpartisan election system, including candidate qualifying procedures and filing fees, for the board of trustees 10-3-94
North Charleston (Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Ctys.) (93-4198 & 94-3077) Eight annexations 10-17-94
Withdrawn 8-20-96
Spartanburg County School District (Spartanburg Cty.) (94-2743) Act R.631 (1994)--replaces the previously elected county board of education with the appointed Education Oversight Committee 12-13-94
Bennettsville (Marlboro Cty.) (94-2216) 1994 redistricting plan 2-6-95
Spartanburg County School District (Spartanburg Cty.) (95-1979) Section 19.67 of the 1995-96 State Government Appropriations Act which defunded the school district 11-20-95
Gaffney Board of Public Works (Cherokee Cty.) (95-2790) Readoption of the at-large method of election 3-5-96
State (97-0529) (pdf) 1997 redistricting plan (Senate) 4-1-97
Horry County (97-3787) (pdf) 1997 redistricting plan (county council) 5-20-98
Charleston (Berkeley and Charleston Ctys.) (2001-1578) (pdf) 2001 redistricting plan 10-12-01
Greer (Greenville and Spartanburg Ctys.) (2001-1777) (pdf) 2001 redistricting plan 11-2-01
Sumter County (2001-3865) (pdf) 2001 redistricting plan 6-27-02
Union County School District (Union Cty.) (2002-2379) (pdf) 2002 redistricting plan 9-3-02
Clinton (Laurens Cty.) (2002-1512) (2002-2706) (pdf) Annexations designation to Ward 1 12-9-02
Cherokee County School District No. 1 (Cherokee Cty.) (2002-3457) (pdf) Reduction in the size of the school board 6-16-03
North (Orangeburg Cty.)(2002-5306) (pdf) Annexations 9-16-03
Withdrawn 12-3-10
Charleston County School District (2003-2066) (pdf) Method of electing the board of trustees School Board members from nonpartisan to partisan elections 2-26-04
Richland-Lexington School District No. 5 (2002-3766) (pdf) Act Number 326, (2002), Providing for a majority-vote requirement and numbered posts 6-25-2004
Fairfield County School District (2010-0970) (pdf) Act Number R136, (4432)(2010), Number of officials; method of election 8-16-2010
State (2011-2495) (pdf) Act Number R54 - Section 5, which requires presentation of a photographic identification to cast a ballot 12-23-2011
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