South Dakota Age Qualifications for Elected Officials, Amendment H (1998)

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The South Dakota Age Qualifications for Elected Officials Amendment, also known as Amendment H, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in South Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure lowered the age qualifications for state legislators from 25 to 21 years old, and increased the age qualification for the governor and lieutenant governor from 18 to 21 years old.[1][2]

Election results

South Dakota Amendment H (1998)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 150,680 60.15%
No99,83439.85%

Election results via: South Dakota Political Almanac, South Dakota Constitutional Amendments, Initiatives and Referendums 1970-2010

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The text of the measure can be read here.

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