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Potential 2022 Ballot Questions

IMPORTANT 2022 Ballot Question information for sponsors, circulators and voters found here.

2022 June Primary Election Ballot Measures

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Constitutional Amendment C
Title - Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next primary election a new section to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to a three-fifths vote requirement for certain initiated or Legislature-proposed constitutional amendments and initiated or Legislature-referred measures.

Sponsor: Proposed and passed by the 2021 South Dakota Legislature - HJR 5003
Date Validated: 3/9/2021
Attorney General's Statement and Recitation:


Potential 2022 Ballot Measures - Petitions Circulating

NOTE: The version of the measures posted along with LRC comments are not necessarily the final versions and could be subject to change by the sponsor. By law, the sponsor must present the final version of the measure to the Attorney General.

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Title - An initiated measure expanding Medicaid eligibility.

Sponsor: Rick Weiland
Sponsor address: 1109 S Phillips Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone number: 605-274-8706
Email: rick@dakotans4health.com
Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: Approved for circulation November 16, 2020
Circulator Handout: Volunteer


Title - An initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution expanding Medicaid eligibility.

Sponsor: Rick Weiland
Sponsor address: 1109 S Phillips Ave. Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone number: 605-274-8706
Email: rick@dakotans4health.com
Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: Approved for circulation November 5, 2020
Circulator Handout: Volunteer/ Paid


Title - An initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution regarding establishing a redistricting commission.

Sponsor: De Knudson
Sponsor address: 350 S Main Ave., #50, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone number: 605-310-4367
Email: knudson1@sio.midco.net
Sponsor: Scott Heidepriem
Sponsor address: 1209 S Elmwood Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone number: 605-366-6962
Email: scott@hpslawfirm.com
Sponsor: Vernon Brown
Sponsor address: 1200 S Phillips Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone number: 605-310-8200
Email: vernonj.brown44@gmail.com
Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: Approved for circulation March 5, 2021
Circulator Handout: Volunteer/ Volunteer / Paid


Title - An initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution expanding Medicaid eligibility.

Sponsor: Laurie Jensen Wunder
Sponsor address: 5213 S. Sweetbriar Ct, Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Phone number: 605-215-1995
Email: info@southdakotansdecide.org
Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: Approved for circulation March 25, 2021
Circulator Handout: Volunteer


Title - An initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution expanding Medicaid eligibility.

Sponsor: Laurie Jensen Wunder
Sponsor address: 5213 S. Sweetbriar Ct, Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Phone number: 605-215-1995
Email: info@southdakotansdecide.org
Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement #2
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments #2
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note #2
Petition: Approved for circulation July 2, 2021
Circulator Handout: Paid / Volunteer


Title - An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution establishing top-two primary elections.

Sponsor: Nick Reid
Sponsor address: 6205 Northdale Dr., Black Hawk, SD 57718
Phone number: 605-430-5759
Email: sodaknick@gmail.com
Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: Approved for circulation July 19, 2021.
Circulator Handout: Volunteer


Title - An initiated measure legalizing the possession, use, and distribution of marijuana.

Sponsor: Brendan Johnson
Sponsor address: 140 N. Phillips Ave. #307, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone number: 605-269-8552
Email: sdmarijuana2020@gmail.com
Sponsor: Melissa Mentele
Sponsor address: 241 N 7th St, Emery, SD 57332
Phone number: 605-299-6982
Email: compassionate605@gmail.com
Sponsor: Timothy Billion
Sponsor address: 140 N. Phillips Ave. #307, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone number: 605-610-8396
Email: sdmarijuana2022@gmail.com
Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: Approved for circulation October 12, 2021.
Circulator Handout: Volunteer / Paid


Potential 2022 Ballot Measures - No Petition Submitted for Circulation

NOTE: The version of the measures posted along with LRC comments are not necessarily the final versions and could be subject to change by the sponsor. By law, the sponsor must present the final version of the measure to the Attorney General.

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Title - An initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution regarding the single subject rule and amendments to the constitution

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Attorney General's Statement:
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Petition: NOT CIRCULATING - The sponsor(s) has not submitted a petition for SOS approval.
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Title - An initiated measure changing the penalty of drug ingestion (petty offense).

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Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: NOT CIRCULATING - The sponsor(s) has not submitted a petition for SOS approval.
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Title - An initiated measure changing the penalty of drug possession (class 1 misdemeanor).

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Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: NOT CIRCULATING - The sponsor(s) has not submitted a petition for SOS approval.
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Title - An initiated measure to legalize marijuana (Thirteen Sections).

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Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: NOT CIRCULATING - The sponsor(s) has not submitted a petition for SOS approval.
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Title - An initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution to legalize marijuana (Five Paragraphs).

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Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: NOT CIRCULATING - The sponsor(s) has not submitted a petition for SOS approval.
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Title - An initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution to legalize marijuana (Six Paragraphs).

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Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note
Petition: NOT CIRCULATING - The sponsor(s) has not submitted a petition for SOS approval.
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Title - An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution regarding the single subject rule.

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Attorney General's Statement: AG Statement
Legislative Research Council Comments: LRC Comments
Fiscal Note:
Petition: NOT CIRCULATING - The sponsor(s) has not submitted a petition for SOS approval.
Circulator Handout:


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