Pierre, S.D. – The Democratic Party has backed ballot measure campaigns in the past and has seen some success. Most recently, it helped defeat a constitutional amendment that would have made it more difficult for ballot measures that raise taxes or spend significant government funds.
“South Dakota has an independent streak and a lot of prairie populism,” Seiler said, adding that the defeat of the proposed constitutional amendment during the June primary sent “a clear message” that South Dakota voters value the ability to enact laws at the ballot. Read the article here.