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South Dakota Change Age of Public Officeholders (1998)

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South Dakota Amendment H was Amendments to Article III, Section 3 of the South Dakota Constitution, relating to age qualifications for legislative office, and to Article IV, Section 2 of the South Dakota Constitution, relating to the age qualifications for Governor and lieutenant governor. It was on the 1998 election ballot in South Dakota where it passed with 150,680 votes in favor.

Text of measure

The Constitution requires that state senators and representatives be 25 years of age or older, and that the Governor and lieutenant governor be 18 years of age or older. Amendment H would lower the age qualification for state senators and representatives from 25 to 21, and would raise the age qualification for the Governor and lieutenant governor from 18 to 21.

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