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     12-11-2.   Filing of election proclamation--Notice to county auditors and political parties--Nominations. The proclamation issued pursuant to § 12-11-1 or 12-11-1.1 shall be filed with the secretary of state who shall, if a special election is called for, notify each county auditor and the chair of each political party recognized pursuant to chapter 12-5 of the date and purpose of the special election. The State Central Committee of each recognized political party may nominate a person to fill the vacancy and any independent candidate filing nominating petitions meeting the requirements of § 12-7-1 may also have his or her name placed on the ballot.

Source: SL 1890, ch 84, § 19; RPolC 1903, § 1956; RC 1919, § 7308; SL 1929, ch 117, § 5; SDC 1939, § 16.1401; SL 1974, ch 118, § 47; SL 2008, ch 65, § 2.

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