- Former Member of the South Carolina General Assembly, District 119 - Charleston (R)
- Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
“If it’s blacks losing the right to vote, then they have to quit committing crimes. We are not punishing the criminal. We are punishing conduct.”
Speech by Rep. Altman, Feb. 2001
- Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to felon voting issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to felon voting issues.
- Involvement and Affiliations:
- Member, South Carolina General Assembly, District 119 – Charleston (R), 1997-2006
- Administration Board, Lay Leader and Adult Sunday School Teacher, John Wesley United Methodist Church
- Member, Charleston County School Board (Chairman, 1981-1984), 1976-1996
- Press Secretary to Governor of South Carolina, 1959-1963
- Page/Clerk, South Carolina Senate, 1952-1958
- LLB, University of South Carolina, 1958
- AB, University of South Carolina, 1956
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