(House Bill 1076)
An Act to permit certain municipalities to elect aldermen at large.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That chapter 9-8 be amended with a NEW SECTION:
Notwithstanding § 9-8-4, the voters of any second or third class municipality may, by majority vote, choose to elect aldermen to the common council at large using the process provided in § 9-11-6. The voters may revert to electing aldermen by ward in the same manner provided in this section, subject to the waiting period in § 9-11-8.
Signed February 14, 2022
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