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South Carolina Midterm Election Guide

To our South Carolina family,


In preparation for the midterm election on November 8, we have prepared the following state voter guide to help you navigate and prepare for Election Day: where to vote; how to vote; and what’s on your ballot. We hope you find this guide helpful!


Please use this guide and share it with people who need it. An educated voter is a smart voter! Vote Smart!


Election Guide 2022:

South Carolina


Voter Registration Information:

Need to get registered, request an absentee ballot, or find your local polling place? All of that information and more can be found here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/voter-registration/SC


Need to contact your local election office for questions about your registration, ballot, polling place, or any other elections question? Find all their contact information here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/offices/SC


Elections/Candidates:


Congressional Elections: Seven seats for the U.S. House of Representatives and one seat for the U.S. Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/C/SC/2022-congressional?stageId=G

Notable races include:


Gubernatorial Elections: Joe Cunningham, Henry McMaster, and Bruce Reeves are running for governor this year. See the full list of candidates running here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/G/SC/2022-gubernatorial?stageId=G


State Legislature Elections: 124 seats for the South Carolina House of Representatives and zero seats for the South Carolina Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/L/SC/2022-state-legislative?stageId=G


Statewide Elections: Offices for Attorney General, Secretary of State, Commissioner of Agriculture, Comptroller, Superintendent of Education, and Treasurer are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/S/SC/2022-statewide?stageId=G


Ballot Measures:

Here are the statewide ballot measures appearing on your November ballot:

  • South Carolina General Reserve Fund Increase Amendment: a joint resolution proposing an amendment to Section 36, Article III of the constitution of South Carolina, 1895, relating to the General Reserve Fund and the Capital Reserve Fund, so as to increase from five to seven percent in increments of one-half of one percent over four fiscal years the amount of state general fund revenue in the latest completed fiscal year required to be held in the General Reserve Fund and the manner the seven percent requirement must be maintained; and proposing another amendment to Section 36, Article III of the constitution of this state, relating to the General Reserve Fund and the Capital Reserve Fund, so as to increase from two to three percent the amount of state general fund revenue in the latest completed fiscal year required to be held in the Capital Reserve Fund and to provide that the first use of the Capital Reserve Fund must be to offset midyear budget reductions.

  • https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measure/2768/south-carolina-general-reserve-fund-increase-amendment

  • South Carolina Capital Reserve Fund Increase Amendment: a joint resolution proposing an amendment to Section 36, Article III of the constitution of South Carolina, 1895, relating to the General Reserve Fund and the Capital Reserve Fund, so as to increase from five to seven percent in increments of one-half of one percent over four fiscal years the amount of state general fund revenue in the latest completed fiscal year required to be held in the General Reserve Fund and the manner the seven percent requirement must be maintained; and proposing another amendment to Section 36, Article III of the constitution of this state, relating to the General Reserve Fund and the Capital Reserve Fund, so as to increase from two to three percent the amount of state general fund revenue in the latest completed fiscal year required to be held in the Capital Reserve Fund and to provide that the first use of the Capital Reserve Fund must be to offset midyear budget reductions.

  • https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measure/2769/south-carolina-capital-reserve-fund-increase-amendment

See the full list of all 2022 national statewide ballot measures here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measures/2022



Happy Election Season!


The Vote Smart Team

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