Secretary of State receives 3rd petition challenge
Pierre, SD – Today, Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that a challenge was submitted March 3rd for an initiated measure to legalize marijuana for medical use. The initiated measure was previously rejected by the Secretary of State’s office on February 3rd.
The Secretary of State’s office will verify the petition challenge in the coming months. There is not a deadline in state statute as to when the verification process must be completed.
The challenge was submitted by Melissa Mentele of Emery, South Dakota.
For more information regarding the challenge process please visit: https://sdsos.gov/elections-voting/upcoming-elections/general-information/2016-ballot-questions.aspx