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12-21-26 Candidates' right to witness recount--Witnesses to recount on submitted question.
     12-21-26.   Candidates' right to witness recount--Witnesses to recount on submitted question. Each candidate for any office, nomination, or position involved in any such recount may appear, personally or by a representative, and shall have full opportunity to witness the opening of all ballot boxes and the count of all ballots. If the recount is upon a referred or submitted question, any registered voter of the state favoring either side as to such question may be present and represent such side, and if more than one person favoring such side is present, they shall designate one of their number to represent such side, who shall have full opportunity to witness the opening of all ballot boxes and the recount of all ballots.

Source: SDC 1939, § 16.1810; SL 1974, ch 118, § 179.


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