South Dakota Measure 7, Repeal Video Lottery (2006)

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Initiated Measure 7 was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in South Dakota as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated.[1]

Election results

South Dakota Measure 7 (2006)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No222,88966.95%
Yes 110,032 33.05%

Election Results via: South Dakota Secretary of State

Ballot wording

The South Dakota Attorney General's explanation of the measure is as follows:

The State operates video lottery as authorized by State law. During the last year, the State received approximately one hundred twelve million dollars ($112,000,000.00) from video lottery which is 11% of the state general fund budget.
The proposed law would repeal video lottery and eliminate this source of revenue.[2]

Campaign finance

Donors to the campaign for the measure:[3]

  • Forward South Dakota: $474,303
  • South Dakota Family Policy 2006 Issue Fund: $123,166
  • Total: $597,469

Donors to the campaign against the measure:

  • No on 7: $824,645
  • Total: $824,645
  • Overall Total: $1,422,114

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