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12-6-7 (Text of section effective until approval of amendment by SL 2015, ch 77 to be submitted t...
     12-6-7.   (Text of section effective until approval of amendment by SL 2015, ch 77 to be submitted to the voters at the November 8, 2016 election.) Petition composed of several sheets--Number of signers required. A nominating petition may be composed of several sheets, which shall have identical headings printed at the head thereof. The petition for party office or political public office shall be signed by not less than one percent of the voters who cast their vote for that party's gubernatorial candidate at the last gubernatorial election in the county, part of the county, district, or state electing a candidate to fill the office.
     (Text of section effective upon approval of amendment by SL 2015, ch 77 to be submitted to the voters at the November 8, 2016 election.) A nominating petition may be composed of several sheets, which shall have identical headings printed at the head of each sheet. The petition for party office or political public office shall be signed by not less than one percent of the voters registered for the candidate's political party at the last general election in the county, part of the county, district, or state electing a candidate to fill the office.

Source: SL 1929, ch 118, § 4; SL 1931, ch 145; SDC 1939, § 16.0210; SL 1939, ch 75; SL 1957, ch 83, § 1; SL 1961, ch 93, § 1; SL 1973, ch 74, § 5; SL 1976, ch 105, § 16; SL 2015, ch 77, § 5.


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