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     12-12-1.   Notice of offices to be filled--Publication. The county auditor or other local election official charged with the conduct of local elections shall give notice of the offices that are to be filled by nomination or by declaration and the deadlines for filing in all official newspapers at least once each week for two consecutive weeks, the last publication to be not less than ten nor more than fifteen days before the deadline for filing. That same official shall give a further notice of each election stating the date and time of the election and designating polling places in all official newspapers at least once each week for two consecutive weeks, the last publication to be not less than four nor more than ten days before the election. However, for any secondary election as provided for in § 12-6-51.1, one notice shall be published along with a copy of the ballot in each of the newspapers in the state which publish on Saturday and Sunday. The secretary of state shall direct the newspapers to publish the ballot and notice on the eleventh or twelfth day after the primary election. The secretary of state shall pay all costs of publication.

Source: SDC 1939, §§ 16.0213, 16.0901; SL 1955, ch 54, §§ 2, 4; SL 1963, ch 107, § 2; SDCL, § 12-6-10; SL 1968, ch 75; SL 1971, ch 85; SL 1972, ch 81, §§ 3, 4; SL 1973, ch 77, § 1; SL 1979, ch 100, § 1; SL 1982, ch 28, § 43; SL 1985, ch 110, § 1D; SL 1995, ch 83; SL 1997, ch 79, § 1.


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