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12-16-19Delivery of ballots and supplies at instruction meeting--Sheriff to receive in absence of precinct superintendent or precinct deputy.

The ballots, together with all other election supplies may be delivered to the precinct superintendent or precinct deputy for each precinct at the time the precinct superintendent and precinct deputies are called together to receive instructions pursuant to § 12-15-7. If any precinct superintendent or precinct deputy from that precinct is not present to receive instructions, the ballots, election supplies, and the ballot boxes for the precinct shall be delivered to the sheriff for delivery to the precinct superintendent.

Source: SDC 1939, § 16.1103; SL 1961, ch 100; SL 1974, ch 118, § 81; SL 1999, ch 69, § 14.

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