Aiken County contested races

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Sue Roe-D*

Jane Page Thompson-R


Jane Vaughters-Petition

Don Wells-R


Wes Funderberg

Tad Barber

Bruce N. Wheelon


Write-in only


Charles Barton-R

Daniel Turno-Write-in


North Augusta liquor sales on Sunday

“Shall the South Carolina Department of Revenue be authorized to issue temporary permits in the City of North Augusta for a period not to exceed 24 hours to allow the possession, sale and consumption of alcoholic liquors by the drink to bonafide non-profit organizations and business establishments authorized to be licensed for consumption-on-premises sales and to allow the sale of beer and wine at permitted off-premises locations without regard to the days or hours of sales?”

Should Aiken County auditors and treasurers continue to be elected or be appointed?

“Should the form of Aiken County’s government be changed from that of a council/administrator form as set forth in South Carolina Code of Laws, Title 4, Chapter 9, Article 7 (1976, as amended) to that of a council/manager form of government as set forth in South Carolina Code of Laws, Title 4, Chapter 9, Article 9 (1976 as amended)?”


Should the governor and lieutenant governor continue to run separately or should they run on the same ticket?

“Beginning with the general election of 2018, must Section 8 of Article IV of the Constitution of this State be amended to provide that the Lieutenant Governor must be elected jointly with the Governor in a manner prescribed by law; and upon the joint election to add Section 37 to Article III of the Constitution of this State to provide that the Senate shall elect from among the members thereof a President to preside over the Senate and to perform other duties as provided by law; to delete Sections 9 and 10 of Article IV of the Constitution of this State containing inconsistent provisions providing that the Lieutenant Governor is President of the Senate, ex officio, and while presiding in the Senate, has no vote, unless the Senate is equally divided; to amend Section 11 to provide that the Governor shall fill a vacancy in the Office of Lieutenant Governor by appointing a successor with the advice and consent of the Senate; and to amend Section 12 of Article IV of the Constitution of this State to conform appropriate references?”

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