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Secretary of State’s Office to Conduct Primary Election Ballot Order Drawing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 29, 2018
CONTACT: Kristin Gabriel at (605) 773-3537 or Kristin.Gabriel@state.sd.us

PIERRE, S.D. – Deputy Secretary of State of Election Services Kea Warne will be conducting the ballot order drawing for the 2018 Primary election ballot on Monday, April 2 at 10 AM central time. The drawing for the statewide and legislative candidate’s ballot order will take place in the Secretary of State’s office in the Capitol at 500 E. Capitol Avenue, Suite 204, Pierre, SD 57501.

All members of the public are welcome to attend. State government will not be operating on Monday, however the Capitol building doors will be open. The Secretary of State’s office will be open during the time of the drawing for ballot order.

For any questions, please call the Secretary of State’s office at (605) 773-3537.


12-16-8.   Order of listing candidates for same office in same column
. If there is more than one candidate seeking nomination or election for the same office in any column, the names of candidates for that office shall be arranged by lot, under the supervision of the election official in whose office the candidates' nominations were filed. Each candidate has the right to be present or represented when the arrangement is being determined.