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          5:02:08:20.  Certificate of nomination for Independent presidential electors. The certificate of nomination for Independent presidential electors shall be in the following form:




INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES: The heading of this petition and the declaration of candidacy must be fully completed before the petition is circulated for signatures.


          WE, THE UNDERSIGNED qualified voters of the state of South Dakota, nominate __________________________ of ________________ County, whose mailing address is ______________________________; _______________________ of _____________ County, whose mailing address is ______________________________; __________________________ of _________________ County, whose mailing address is _____________________________, as independent candidates for the office of Presidential Electors for __________________________ and _______________________ at the General Election to be held November ____, 20____.





          We, under oath, declare that we reside in ______________, ______________, and ______________ Counties, respectively, and that we are or will be eligible to seek the offices for which we are candidates. If elected, we will qualify and serve in those offices.


(Signed) _______________________________


(Signed) _______________________________


(Signed) _______________________________


Sworn to before me this _____ day of ______________, 20____.


(Seal)                                                                              ____________________________________

                                                                                       Signature of Officer Administering Oaths

My commission expires _________.


                                                                                       Title of Officer Administering Oaths



          The balance of this petition form is prescribed in ยง 5:02:08:00.03.


          Source: 6 SDR 25, effective September 24, 1979; 10 SDR 27, effective September 26, 1983; 16 SDR 20, effective August 10, 1989; 33 SDR 230, effective July 1, 2007.

          General Authority: SDCL 12-1-9.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 12-6-5, 12-6-8, 12-7-1, 12-7-7.


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