12-6-3 Candidacy for more than one office in same election prohibited--Exceptions.
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Candidacy for more than one office in same election prohibited--Exceptions.
person's name may appear on the primary election ballot as a candidate for nomination to more than
one public office in the same election, except that a person may be the candidate for any public office
and the office of President of the United States, vice president of the United States, director of a
water development district, or director of a consumer power district. A candidate for any such office
is not prohibited from seeking election to one or more party offices as may be provided in chapter
12-5. If a candidate secures a nomination at a state party convention, the candidate shall withdraw
as a candidate from one of the offices and submit the withdrawal to the secretary of state on or before
the date on which the secretary of state receives the state party certification.
Source: SDC 1939, § 16.0215; SL 1973, ch 74, § 2; SL 2002, ch 73, § 3; SL 2015, ch 76, § 3; SL
2019, ch 71, § 1; SL 2019, ch 72, § 1.
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