October 11, 2008

On the Ballot

Lorraine Collins is a writer who lives inSpearfish and offers this view of some items on the ballot this November in South Dakota; she can be contacted at collins1@rushmore.com

Four proposed amendments to the state constitution are on the ballot this November, all sponsored by the Legislature. One is likely to generate some heat and another is arguable, but the other two probably won't lead to much debate. The most controversial is Amendment J, which would eliminate term limits for members of the Legislature who can now serve only four consecutive two-year terms in either House or Senate. Read more...

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