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ACT NOW – Stop SD GOP voter suppression

Updated: Apr 3


The SD Republican Party won’t stop until it’s made casting a ballot next to impossible for South Dakota voters. The 2023 state legislative session has featured a seemingly endless march of terrible bills from the SD GOP aimed at greater and greater voter suppression.


CALL AND EMAIL LEGISLATORS TODAY to kill proposals including


BILLS TO REDUCE ACCESS TO ABSENTEE VOTING

HB 1165 – modify certain provisions pertaining to absentee voting. Prohibits the use of absentee ballot drop boxes. This bill has already cleared the House! Contact members of the Senate State Affairs Committee before Feb. 22.

HB 1217 - modify requirements for eligibility to vote by absentee ballot. This adds restrictions on who is qualified to absentee vote as well as reduces the amount of time for absentee voting. This bill moved out of House Local Government Committee on Feb. 16 with a Do Pass, but the vote was split. There is some chance of stopping it on the House Floor.  Contact House Representatives from your district!

BILLS TO MAKE IT HARDER FOR VOTERS TO INITIATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

HB 1200 – require a percentage of signatures on a petition to initiate a constitutional amendment be obtained from each legislative district. This bill has been referred to House Local Government for a hearing on Feb. 21. Members are


We need to stop the relentless efforts by the South Dakota Republican Party to exert total control over the people of our state. Contact lawmakers NOW!



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