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'''Seven statewide ballot questions''' will appear on the November 4, 2008 ballot in [[South Dakota]].  Altogether, '''eight''' ballot measures will have been on the South Dakota ballot in 2008, since there was also a statewide proposition vote on one measure on June 3.<ref>[http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/upcomingelection_ballotquestionstatus.shtm ''South Dakota list of filed initiatives'']</ref>
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'''Seven statewide ballot questions''' appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in [[South Dakota]].  Altogether, '''eight''' ballot measures were on the South Dakota ballot in 2008, since there was also a statewide proposition vote on one measure on June 3.<ref>[http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/upcomingelection_ballotquestionstatus.shtm ''South Dakota list of filed initiatives'']</ref>
  
 
Only three of November's ballot questions were petitioned onto the ballot.  The other four were [[legislative referral|legislatively-referred]] to the ballot by the [[South Dakota State Legislature]], including a proposition to end [[term limits]] for state legislators.
 
Only three of November's ballot questions were petitioned onto the ballot.  The other four were [[legislative referral|legislatively-referred]] to the ballot by the [[South Dakota State Legislature]], including a proposition to end [[term limits]] for state legislators.
  
==On the November 4, 2008 ballot==
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==Endorsements==
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For a look at how the media in South Dakota feels about these ballot measures, please see [[endorsements of South Dakota ballot measures]].
  
'''See also:'''  [[Petition drive deadlines in 2008]] and [[List of South Dakota ballot measures]].<br>
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==National overview==
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| [[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Small Investors Protection Act (2008)|Small Investors Protection Act]] <br /> '''Initiated Measure 9''' || [[Business regulation initiatives|Business regulation]] || Regulate some practices of financial businesses || <span style="color:green">'''On ballot'''</span>
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| [[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Open and Clean Government Act (2008)|Open and Clean Government Act]] <br /> '''Initiated Measure 10''' || [[Initiated bans on taxpayer-funded lobbying|Taxpayer-funded lobbying]] || Proposes to end [[taxpayer-funded lobbying]] || <span style="color:green">'''On ballot'''</span>
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| [[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Abortion Ban Initiative (2008)|Abortion Ban Initiative]]<br /> '''Initiated Measure 11''' || [[Abortion-related ballot measures|Abortion]] || New restrictions on abortion || <span style="color:green">'''On ballot'''</span>
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| [[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[South Dakota Increase Travel Reimbursements for Legislators (2008)|Increase Travel Reimbursements for Legislators]] <br /> '''Constitutional Amendment G''' || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Administration of government]] || Repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators. || <span style="color:green">'''On ballot'''</span>
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* '''[[2008 ballot measures]]'''  
| [[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[South Dakota Measure to Enact House Bill 1139 (2008)|Enact House Bill 1139]] <br /> '''Constitutional Amendment H''' || [[Business regulation initiatives|Business regulation]] || Repeal certain provisions of the State Constitution relating to corporations. || <span style="color:green">'''On ballot'''</span>
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'''[[Ballot Initiative Report, 2008]]'''  
| [[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[South Dakota Length of Legislative Session (2008)|Length of Legislative Session]] <br /> '''Constitutional Amendment I''' || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Administration of government]] || Provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. || <span style="color:green">'''On ballot'''</span>
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* '''[[2008 ballot measures#state-by-state chart|State-by-state chart]]
| [[Legislative referral|LR]] || [[South Dakota Repeal Term Limits (2008)|Repeal Term Limits]] <br /> '''Constitutional Amendment J''' || [[Term limits]] || Eliminate term limits for legislators. || <span style="color:green">'''On ballot'''</span>
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==On the ballot for June 3, 2008==
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==On the ballot==
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'''See also:'''  [[Petition drive deadlines in 2008]] and [[List of South Dakota ballot measures]].
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==Local measure on June 3, 2008 ballot==
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|2008 ||| [[South Dakota Oil Refinery Initiative (2008)]] || [[Business regulation initiatives|Business Regulation]], [[Ballot measures about land and natural resources|Land Management]] || Build an Oil Refinery in Union County || <span style="color:green">'''On ballot, measure passed on 6/3/08'''</span>    
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|[[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Oil Refinery Initiative (2008)]] || [[Business regulation on the ballot|Business Regulation]], [[Natural resources on the ballot|Land Management]] || Build an Oil Refinery in Union County || {{ap}}    
 
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==Failed to make the 2008 ballot==
 
==Failed to make the 2008 ballot==
  
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|2008 || [[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Increase Alcohol Tax Initiative (2008)|Tax Alcohol]] || [[List of alcohol-related ballot measures|Alcohol]] || Increase tax on alcohol, use money to fund programs || <span style="color:red">'''Not on ballot'''</span>    
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|{{iss}} || [[South Dakota Increase Alcohol Tax Initiative (2008)|Tax Alcohol]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Increase tax on alcohol, use money to fund programs || {{nob}}    
 
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|2008 || [[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Home from Iraq Initiative (2008)|Home from Iraq]] || [[Ballot initiatives about war and peace|War and peace]] || Would end US occupation in Iraq  || <span style="color:red">'''Not on ballot'''</span>
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|{{iss}} || [[South Dakota Home from Iraq Initiative (2008)|Home from Iraq]] || [[War and peace on the ballot|War and peace]] || Would end US occupation in Iraq  || {{nob}}
 
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|2008 || [[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Drinking Age Initiative (2008)|Lower the Drinking Age]] || [[List of alcohol-related ballot measures|Alcohol]] || Lower drinking age to 19 for drinks containing 3.2% alcohol or less || <span style="color:red">'''Not on ballot'''</span> 
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|{{iss}} || [[South Dakota Drinking Age Initiative (2008)|Lower the Drinking Age]] || [[Alcohol on the ballot|Alcohol]] || Lower drinking age to 19 for drinks containing 3.2% alcohol or less || {{nob}}
 
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|2008 || [[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Kids and Teachers First Transparency Act (2008)]] || [[Education initiatives|Education]] || Add a new section to the South Dakota Kids and Teachers First Transparency Act || <span style="color:red">'''Not on ballot'''</span> 
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|{{iss}} || [[South Dakota Kids and Teachers First Transparency Act (2008)|Kids and Teachers First]] || [[Education on the ballot|Education]] || Add a new section to the South Dakota Kids and Teachers First Transparency Act || {{nob}}
 
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|2008 || [[Initiated state statute|CISS]] || [[South Dakota Protect Private Property Referendum (2008)]] || [[Eminent domain]] || Overturn Senate Bill 174 || <span style="color:red">'''Not on ballot'''</span>
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|{{iss}} || [[South Dakota Protect Private Property Referendum (2008)|Protect Private Property]] || [[Eminent domain]] || Overturn Senate Bill 174 || {{nob}}
 
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==See also==
 
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* [[Ballotpedia:South Dakota]]
 
* [[Ballotpedia:South Dakota]]
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* [[2008 ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of South Dakota ballot measures]]
 
* [[List of South Dakota ballot measures]]
 
* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in South Dakota]]
 
* [[History of Initiative & Referendum in South Dakota]]
 
* [[South Dakota signature requirements]]
 
* [[South Dakota signature requirements]]
 
* [[Campaign finance requirements for South Dakota ballot measures]]
 
* [[Campaign finance requirements for South Dakota ballot measures]]
 
  
 
==External links==
 
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[[Category:South Dakota 2008 ballot measures]]

Revision as of 15:15, 16 September 2011

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Seven statewide ballot questions appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in South Dakota. Altogether, eight ballot measures were on the South Dakota ballot in 2008, since there was also a statewide proposition vote on one measure on June 3.[1]

Only three of November's ballot questions were petitioned onto the ballot. The other four were legislatively-referred to the ballot by the South Dakota State Legislature, including a proposition to end term limits for state legislators.

Endorsements

For a look at how the media in South Dakota feels about these ballot measures, please see endorsements of South Dakota ballot measures.

National overview

On the ballot

See also: Petition drive deadlines in 2008 and List of South Dakota ballot measures. November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment G Legislature Repeals certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators. Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment H Business reg Repeals certain provisions of the State Constitution relating to corporations. Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment I Legislature Provides for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. Approveda
LRCA Amendment J Term limits Eliminates term limits for legislators. Defeatedd
CISS Initiative 9 Business reg Regulates the purchase and sale of securities Defeatedd
CISS Initiative 10 Elections Places prohibitions and limitations on lobbying and campaigning practices Defeatedd
CISS Initiative 11 Abortion Places restrictions on abortion Defeatedd

Local measure on June 3, 2008 ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS South Dakota Oil Refinery Initiative (2008) Business Regulation, Land Management Build an Oil Refinery in Union County Approveda

Failed to make the 2008 ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
CISS Tax Alcohol Alcohol Increase tax on alcohol, use money to fund programs Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Home from Iraq War and peace Would end US occupation in Iraq Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Lower the Drinking Age Alcohol Lower drinking age to 19 for drinks containing 3.2% alcohol or less Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Kids and Teachers First Education Add a new section to the South Dakota Kids and Teachers First Transparency Act Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Protect Private Property Eminent domain Overturn Senate Bill 174 Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot

See also

South Dakota

External links

Additional reading

References