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South Dakota 2010 ballot measures

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In South Dakota 2010, citizen initiatives and legislatively referred petitions will both require 16,776 valid signatures (5% of the 2006 vote for governor) to qualify for the ballot. For citizen initiated measures, signatures must be filed by April 6, 2010. For legislatively referred measures, signatures must be filed within 90 days after adjournment of legislature at which the law was passed.

Constitutional amendments introduced by citizens will require 33,551 valid signatures (10% of the 2006 vote for governor) and must have signatures filed by November 2, 2009. [1]

In 2010 the General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, and the South Dakota polls will be open from 7:00am to 7:00pm.

November 2:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment K Labor Protects the right to secret ballots in federal, state, and union representation elections Approveda
LRCA Amendment L Admin of gov't Repeals the automatic annual transfer of $12 million from the trust fund to the state general fund Defeatedd
VR Referred Law 12 Tobacco Extends smoking ban to apply statewide Approveda
CISS Initiated Measure 13 Marijuana Proposes legalization of medical marijuana Defeatedd

Legal challenge

Type Title Subject Description Status
- South Dakota Smoking Ban Referendum Tobacco extended smoking ban to apply statewide Challenged

Not on the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Status
CISS Save Our Secret Ballot Labor Protects the right to secret ballots in federal, state, and union representation elections Withdrawn
LRCA South Dakota Gambling Amendment Gambling Allowed unlimited gambling by removing all current gambling limits House rejected measure

See also

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References

  1. South Dakota Secretary of State explanation of signature requirements