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     12-8-6.   Time of filing certificates of nomination. Nominations by party committee to fill vacancies occurring in nominations made in primary elections and certificates of nomination to be filed with the secretary of state and those to be filed with the county auditor shall be filed not later than the second Tuesday in August at five p.m. or mailed by registered mail by that date and time prior to the election.

Source: SL 1897, ch 60, § 8; RPolC 1903, § 1905; SL 1918 (SS), ch 44, § 1; RC 1919, § 7202; SL 1929, ch 117, § 1; SL 1935, ch 109, § 1; SL 1937, ch 124, § 1; SDC 1939, § 16.0502; SDCL § 12-8-3; SL 1971, ch 87, §§ 1, 2; SL 1973, ch 76, § 2; SL 1977, ch 108, § 3; SL 1978, ch 100, § 1; SL 1979, ch 97, § 2; SL 2015, ch 77, § 23 rejected Nov. 8, 2016.

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