November 4, 2012 12:00 AM

Editorial: Vote ‘yes’ on SC constitutional amendment to let governor pick running mate

THE ARCHITECTS of South Carolina’s government created the office of lieutenant governor to have someone ready to step in if the governor died, left office or was removed from office. Absent that happenstance — and the last time it happened was 1965 — it’s hard to think of a less important elected position in our state.

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