The Constitution Party of South Dakota, the South Dakota Libertarian Party and any other new political party that becomes a recognized party for the 2018 election cycle are allowed to nominate their statewide and legislative candidates (including those listed in SDCL 12-5-21) at their state party convention which include candidates for: US House, Governor and the Legislature.
Date of South Dakota's 2018 Primary Election - June 5, 2018
Voter Registration Deadline - May 21, 2018
Absentee voting begins - April 20, 2018
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Date of South Dakota's 2018 General Election - November 6, 2018
Voter Registration Deadline - October 22, 2018
Absentee voting begins - September 21, 2018
2018 Information on South Dakota Elections Handbook
*The information in red above has not been updated in this handbook.