South Carolina has the same system run by their version of the Guardian Council mullahs - the South Carolina Supreme Court. Those five mullahs on the court recently disqualified 179 candidates for office in the state on an obscure technicality.
|They wore robes, like any self-respecting cabal.|
The most sinister part of this plot by the rightwing court is the ruling is deliberately designed to protect incumbents as it only applies to challengers in a race. Incumbents are immune from the ruling.