The South Dakota Prohibition Repeal Referendum was on the November 3, 1896 ballot in South Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure repealed the prohibition of alcohol.
| South Dakota Prohibition Repeal Referendum (1896)|
| Yes|| 31,901|| 56.15%|
Election results via: South Dakota Political Almanac, Table 7. Results of Elections Concerning State Constitutional Amendments and Initiated and Referred Laws, 1889-1968
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Shall Article twenty-four of the Constitution be repealed?
The measure repealed Article 24 from the South Dakota Constitution, which had read as follows:
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the South Dakota Constitution
The South Dakota State Legislature can refer a proposed amendment to the state's voters through a majority vote.