South Dakota 2010 ballot measures
- Four initiatives have been filed for the 2010 ballot.
- 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.
|Amendment K||Labor||Protects the right to secret ballots in federal, state, and union representation elections|
|Amendment L||Admin of gov't||Repeals the automatic annual transfer of $12 million from the trust fund to the state general fund|
|VR||Referred Law 12||Tobacco||Extends smoking ban to apply statewide|
|CISS||Initiated Measure 13||Marijuana||Proposes legalization of medical marijuana|
|CISS||Embryonic Stem Cell Research Measure||Stem cells||Eases restrictions on stem cell research||proposed|
|CISS||Energy Turbine Restrictions Initiative||Natural resources||Place certain restrictions on the location of wind energy turbines||proposed|
|CISS||Health Care Amendment||Health care||Would nullify certain Federal health care laws within the state||circulating|
Not on the ballot
|South Dakota Gambling Amendment||Gambling||Would have allowed unlimited gambling by removing all current gambling limits||House rejected measure|
|Smoking Ban Alternative Amendment||Tobacco||Would have implemented a "weaker" smoking ban||rejected by House Health Committee|
In 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.
- 2010 ballot measures
- South Dakota signature requirements
- Laws governing the initiative process in South Dakota
- Campaign finance requirements for South Dakota ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in South Dakota
State of South Dakota
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