South Dakota Memorial Day Observance, Initiative 1 (1986)

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The South Dakota Memorial Day Observance Initiative, also known as Initiative 1, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in South Dakota as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure established the last Monday in May as the legal observance of Memorial Day in order to bring the state's observance in line with the federal observance of the holiday.[1][2]

Election results

South Dakota Initiative 1 (1986)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 164,732 58.46%
No117,06341.54%

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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