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South Carolina: Legislature can't vote active legislators into judgeships, but can they vote their family members in? House and Senate bills would ban practice. - Gavel to Gavel
South Carolina’s one of only two states (Virginia’s the other) where the legislature elects/selects judges for most (SC) or all (VA) courts; the governor plays no role except for interim appointments. In South Carolina there is an existing statute which prohibits legislators from being elected until they leave office for at least 1 year. Now … Continue reading South Carolina: Legislature can’t vote active legislators into judgeships, but can they vote their family members in? House and Senate bills would ban practice.