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February 8, 2017
Lawmakers reject South Dakota bill to restrict ballot issues
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota House panel on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have made it harder for voters to put initiatives on the ballot. The House State Affairs Committee voted 11-1 to defeat the bill, which would have required ballot measure supporters to fan out across...
February 8, 2017 - 4:51pm
State lawmakers to debate rule changes for ballot questions
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are set to debate a series of bills that would change rules on ballot measures after an election year that included a dizzying array of initiatives. The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday is set to take up the bills. They include measures...
February 8, 2017 - 12:05pm
February 3, 2017
Senate bill would alter municipal nominating petitions
PIERRE — A proposal to alter the number of signatures a candidate needs to collect to be on a municipal ballot cleared a Senate Committee...
February 3, 2017 - 5:03pm
January 24, 2017
Senate wants ballot measures to take effect seven months later
PIERRE — State senators voted 27-8 Tuesday to change the effective date to July 1 for initiated measures, referrals and constitutional amendments after South Dakota voters pass them. They currently become effective shortly after the general election in November. Sen. Jim White,...
January 24, 2017 - 5:40pm
November 1, 2012
Davison Co. auditor tries to avoid repeat errors
Davison County Auditor Susan Kiepke said her office is as prepared as it can be for Tuesday's election. "We've just been testing and re-testing,...
November 1, 2012 - 7:07am
October 17, 2012
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...
October 17, 2012 - 7:51am
October 11, 2012
Adelstein asks court to force ballot statements
A Rapid City state senator is suing the South Dakota secretary of state in the next step of their ongoing battle. Sen. Stan Adelstein filed...
October 11, 2012 - 6:25am
September 1, 2012
Human error caused election errors
Human error. That's the early indication of the cause of June 5 ballot miscounts in Davison County, according to members of a Ballot Counting...
September 1, 2012 - 6:50am
August 29, 2012
State panel to review Davison County's ballot-counting error
PIERRE (AP) -- Secretary of State Jason Gant has appointed a task force to review a ballot-counting problem that occurred in Davison County during South Dakota's June primary. Gant says the task force will meet Friday in Mitchell to talk with the Davison County auditor and a representative...
August 29, 2012 - 3:00pm
June 23, 2012
Ballot machine noted for problems
It's unknown at this time if human or computer error caused the June 5 ballot counting problems at the Davison County Courthouse, but it's not the first time an Election Systems & Software M650 ballot scanner has been involved in election irregularities. The group VotersUnite.org...
June 23, 2012 - 8:54am
June 20, 2012
KIEPKE: Election results are accurate
I am writing in response to The Daily Republic's June 14 editorial. There were no oddities observed on election night, June 5. On Wednesday,...
June 20, 2012 - 7:16pm
June 12, 2012
Guymon weighs challenge to election results
Mitchell school board candidate Craig Guymon is considering a formal complaint against last week's primary election results. Guymon and mayoral candidate Jerry Toomey spent hours Monday afternoon poring over voter precinct books at the Mitchell courthouse in an attempt to find...
June 12, 2012 - 7:19am
June 9, 2012
Officials not concerned about past results after vote recount
Following errors in Tuesday's election results that caused a Thursday recount, some have wondered about other election results in the recent...
June 9, 2012 - 9:27am