Depending on your age, you will be familiar with the old routine by Abbott & Costello, "Who's on First?"
I feel like I am on the field right here in Richland County.
Somewhere, somebody knows the answer and is going to lead to the right office.
The Goal? Either get McKie and Holmes off the Richland 2 School Board or get them to take the oath of office and become legitimate members of the board.
Where have I been?
Richland School District TWO
Sheriff of Richland County
Solicitor of Richland County
S.C. Attorney General (AG)
Back to the Sheriff
Back to the AG
S.C. Department of Education
S.C. School Boards Association
Back to the AG's office
Back to SLED
Richland County Elections Commission
Richland County District 8 Rep. (Manning)
S.C. State Rep. Ivory Thigpen
S.C. State Senator Mia McLeod
The South Carolina Supreme Court would hear a case about usurping public office in a matter of days. The matter would go to the front of the docket. That's how important protecting public office is.
The AG should have taken my complaint and run with it.
SECTION 15-63-60. Action against usurpers, for forfeiture of office or against persons acting as corporation.
An action may be brought by the Attorney General in the name of the State upon his own information or upon the complaint of any private party or by a private party interested on leave granted by a circuit judge against the parties offending in the following cases:
(1) When any person shall usurp, intrude into, or unlawfully hold or exercise any public office, civil or military, or any franchise within this State or any office in a corporation, created by the authority of this State;
Surely, I cannot be the only resident in Richland 2 who thinks the School District should follow the law.
Why won't the District and the Board require trustees-elect McKie and Holmes to take the oath of office legally?