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     2-15-9.   Conduct of general election--Canvass and certification of vote. Said ballot shall be submitted to the electors of the State of South Dakota in the same manner and at the same time as the official ballots for the general election are now submitted; and the same shall be canvassed and certified by the judges of election and the state canvassing board in the same manner and at the same time as the official ballots for the general election are canvassed, and certificates of election issued accordingly. Except as otherwise provided herein such election shall be conducted and the results thereof ascertained and certified in the same manner as now provided by the laws of this state pertaining to the general election, except insofar as the same may be inconsistent herewith.

Source: SDC 1939, ยง 55.1006.


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