South Dakota Restrictions on Corporate Farming (2002)

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South Dakota Amendment A (Primary), also known as Restrictions on Corporate Farming, was on the 2002 primary election ballot in South Dakota. It failed with 97,755 votes opposed.

Text of measure

The South Dakota Constitution was amended in 1998 to prohibit certain corporations and other limited liability business entities from farming, ranching, and owning agricultural land. This amendment is commonly referred to as "Amendment E."

Constitutional Amendment A would repeal "Amendment E," and replace it with a less restrictive set of prohibitions.

A vote "yes" will repeal the currently existing provisions of the Constitution, and replace it with the proposed language.

A vote "no" will keep the current provisions.


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