South Carolina

South Carolina

You have no statewide Initiative & Referendum rights.


See the results of a poll on support for statewide initiative & referendum here.

Grade: D

Click here to view South Carolina’s individual report in Of the People, By the People, For the People: A 2010 Report Card on Statewide Voter Initiative Rights.

Citizen State Coordinator

For more information on to get involved in protecting and expanding South Carolina’s initiative process, contact the Citizens in Charge Foundation Citizen State Coordinator for South Carolina:

Beth Altman

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State Balloting Process

How to bring the ballot initiative process to South Carolina


The only victory for South Carolina initiative and referendum
advocates in the Progressive era was the enactment of a state law
allowing I&R at the municipal level in 1910… Read More

Ballot Qualifications & Schedule

There is currently no statewide initiative or referendum in South Carolina. Join Citizens in Charge Foundation and volunteer to help organize your state.