November 9, 2016 •
South Dakota Voters Approve Government Accountability Ballot Measure
Citizens of South Dakota voted in favor of lobbying and campaign finance reform. Initiated Measure 22 (IM 22), known as the South Dakota Government Accountability and Anti-Corruption Act, passed by a tally of 52% to 48%.
IM 22 creates a publicly funded campaign finance system and lowers contribution limits as well as new gift limits and revolving door restrictions for former state officials.
Though approved by the voters, the measure may face constitutional challenges in court.
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