SD pamphlet decision clarifies parts of law, leaves others vague
PIERRE -- Circuit Judge Mark Barnett brought clarity to a vaguely written piece of South Dakota election law last week. He decided the secretary of state must compile "pro" and "con" statements about measures on the statewide election ballot.
The judge said the Legislature specifically directed the secretary of state shall perform that duty and therefore it must be done.
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