E-Board Idea Would Move Constitutional Amendment Voting To Primaries

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature has suggested that state wide votes on constitutional amendments be moved to the June primary. Now they are on the November general election ballot along with other issues and races.  E-Board member, Representative Mike Stevens of Yankton, says the thought is to help voters focus on fewer issues at one time…

Stevens says constitutional amendments should get more attention…

Stevens says it could help shorten general election ballots…

 

Another legislative committee has recommended that amendments get fifty five percent approval to be added to the constitution.