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12-6-55 Withdrawal by nominee--Time and place of filing.
     12-6-55.   Withdrawal by nominee--Time and place of filing. Any person nominated to any elective office may cause that person's name to be withdrawn from nomination by request in writing, subscribed and sworn to by that person before any officer qualified to administer oaths and take acknowledgments. The request shall be filed with the officer with whom the nominating petition was filed pursuant to § 12-6-4, not later than the first Tuesday in August at 5:00 p.m. before the next election. No person's name withdrawn under this section may be printed upon the ballots for that office unless the same person is subsequently selected to fill the vacancy in accordance with § 12-6-56.

Source: SL 1897, ch 60, § 12; RPolC 1903, § 1909; SL 1918 (SS), ch 44, § 2; SL 1918 (SS), ch 46, § 4; RC 1919, § 7206; SL 1929, ch 117, § 2; SL 1935, ch 109, § 2; SL 1937, ch 124, § 2; SDC 1939, § 16.0245; SL 1961, ch 95; SL 1971, ch 87, § 5; SL 1973, ch 74, § 11; SL 1978, ch 99, § 1; SL 1979, ch 97, § 1; SL 2019, ch 74, § 1.

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