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background: white; font-family: Times; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 108%; } td.s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000011 { vertical-align: top; width: 487.45pt; border-top-style: none; padding-top: 0; border-right-style: none; padding-right: 5.4pt; border-bottom-style: none; padding-bottom: 0; border-left-style: none; padding-left: 5.4pt; } span.s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000012 { color: #0000FF; background: white; font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; margin: 0; padding: 0; } </style></head><body><div><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">    </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Rules?Rule=05:02:16:36"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000000">5:02:16:36</span></a><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000001">.  Recapitulation sheet.</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0"> </span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">In elections using hand-counted paper ballots, a</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0"> recapitulation sheet in the following form </span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">must</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0"> be filled out indicating the disposition of the ballots:</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p><div align="left"><table dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000003"><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Ballots received from auditor</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Ballots received after polls open</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Absentee ballots received</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000009"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Total ballots received</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Regular voted ballots</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Provisional ballots</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Unused ballots</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Spoiled ballots</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000004"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000009"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Total ballots returned</span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000007"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000010"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td><td class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000008"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">__________</span></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000011"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000011"><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000006">Total ballots received and total ballots returned should be the same number.</span></p></td></tr></table></div><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0-000005"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">    This recapitulation sheet, together with the spoiled and unused ballots, </span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">must</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0"> be returned to the person in charge of the election. It </span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">must</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0"> not be placed in the ballot box.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">    </span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000001">Source:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0"> 4 SDR 26, effective October 27, 1977; 6 SDR 25, effective September 24, 1979; 30 SDR 171, effective May 10, 2004</span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">; 49 SDR 47, effective November 21, 2022</span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">    </span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000001">General Authority:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0"> SDCL </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=12-1-9"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000012">12-1-9</span></a><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">(4), </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=12-20-52"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000012">12-20-52</span></a><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">    </span><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000001">Law Implemented:</span><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0"> SDCL </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=12-18-32"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000012">12-18-32</span></a><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">, </span><a href="https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes?Statute=12-20-21"><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0-000012">12-20-21</span></a><span class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fC0">.</span></p><p dir="ltr" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047fP0"><span xml:space="preserve" class="s038cb59a-65f3-4c1c-8c56-1a9c42b4047f000002"> </span></p></div></body></html>