South Carolina Signature Requirements

Signature Requirements:

  • Initiatives and Referenda – 15% of registered voters in the last municipal election.
  • Nomination: Small fee, convention appointment or signatures from 5% of active registered voters in the district.
  • Deadlines: Referenda are required to be filed within 60 days of the ordinance to be referred.

South Carolina Code of Laws 5-17-10 provides citizens in all cities and counties Initiatives and Referenda rights.

The following three websites provide the most current information about your state’s ballot proposal news.

South Carolina at Ballotpedia

South Carolina at Citizens in Charge

South Carolina at Recall the Rogues