2014 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 7 - Elections
CHAPTER 9 - PARTY ORGANIZATION
SECTION 7-9-20. Qualifications for party membership and voting in primary election.

SC Code § 7-9-20 (2014) What's This?

The qualifications for membership in a certified party and for voting at a party primary election include the following: the applicant for membership, or voter, must be at least eighteen years of age or become so before the succeeding general election, and must be a registered elector and a citizen of the United States and of this State. A person may not vote in a primary unless he is a registered elector. The state convention of any political party, organization, or association in this State may add by party rules to the qualifications for membership in the party, organization, or association and for voting at the primary elections if the qualifications do not conflict with the provisions of this section or with the Constitution and laws of this State or of the United States.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 23-253; 1952 Code Section 23-253; 1950 (46) 2059; 1970 (56) 1899; 1974 (58) 2866; 1984 Act No. 510, Section 14, eff June 28, 1984; 2010 Act No. 245, Section 3, eff June 2, 2010.

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