21.328.12 96th Legislative Session 400

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 26


Introduced by: The Committee on State Affairs at the request of the Office of the Secretary of State

An Act to modify the type of candidates that may use a joint petition.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 12-6-6 be AMENDED.

12-6-6. Joint petitions for delegate candidates--Individual petitions otherwise required.

Two or more candidates for delegates to the state convention of the party, and except as to candidates in joint legislative districts, candidates for two or more legislative offices may be included in one nominating petition. Except as provided herein and in § 12-5-3, individual nominating petitions shall be filed.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.