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Measure Details

Eliminate term limits for legislators

South Dakota Ballot Measure - Constitutional Amendment J

Election: General Nov. 4, 2008 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Government Operations
Legislative Branch


The Constitution establishes term limits for legislators. No legislator may serve in the state house of representatives or the state senate for more than four consecutive terms, or a total of eight consecutive years.

Constitutional Amendment J would repeal legislator term limits.

A vote “Yes” will change the Constitution.
A vote “No” will leave the Constitution as it is.

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