AG says he’s got evidence of petition circulation violations by pro-abortion group
Dakotans for Health's chief rival submits complaint about alleged infractions
Alleged violations of election law by petition collectors behind an abortion rights ballot proposal have the attention of South Dakota’s top prosecutor.
The Attorney General’s Office this week issued a warning to Dakotans for Health that it received video and photographic evidence that the ballot question committee has violated multiple South Dakota statutes related to petition circulation, including leaving petitions unattended, allowing registered voters to sign a petition more than once, and providing misleading information to signers.
“The purpose of this letter is again to encourage you as the sponsor to work with circulators to comply with the requirements of South Dakota law … to avoid or limit allegations that signatories are being misled,” Attorney General Marty Jackley wrote in the two-page letter.
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