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Elections – Civil Practice – Preliminary Injunction – SEI Filings – Voting Rights Act – Preclearance — Constitutional (access required)

Smith v. South Carolina State Election CommissionBefore the S.C. Supreme Court issued recent decisions that require candidates to file paper statements of economic interest (SEIs) at the same time that they file their statements of intention of candidacy, candidates had been following the advice of the S.C. Election Commission and the S.C. Ethics Commission and filing their SEIs only electronically.

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