Upwards of 50 candidates in Lexington and Richland counties could learn today they will be off next month’s party primary ballots in the wake of Wednesday’s state Supreme Court ruling.
About two-thirds of those candidates are expected to be in Lexington County, according to The State.
The court has given the state’s Democratic and Republican parties until noon to list the affected candidates. In its ruling, the court said that candidates who failed to properly file required economic interest forms must be removed from the June 12 party primary ballots per state law.
As many as 100 candidates, most likely all
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