What You Need To Know About Amendment Z
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What You Need To Know About Amendment Z


IT IS ALSO LOOKING DRY. — WINDY. IT IS ALSO LOOKING DRY. THE QUESTION IS HOW MANY SUBJECTS. AN AMENDMENT SOUTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTION HAVE? VOTERS WILL DECIDE SOON. AMENDMENT Z WILL OFFER A SINGLE SUBJECT AND AMENDMENTS TO BE PRESENTED AND VOTED ON SEPARATELY. Reporter: SUPPORTERS SAY LIMITING AMENDMENTS TO ONE SUBJECT WILL MAKE IT EASIER FOR VOTERS ON ELECTION DAY. SOMETIMES PEOPLE WILL BRING A COMPLICATED AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION THAT MAY HAVE EIGHT OR NINE DIFFERENT IDEAS AND ONE OR TWO GOOD ONES. PEOPLE ARE LEFT WITH A CHOICE OF VOTING FOR A PACKAGE OF AMENDMENTS WITH ONE OR TWO OF WHICH THEY LIKE AND THE OTHERS THEY DON’T LIKE. MARK, SUPPORTS AMENDMENT Z. IT’S INTENDED TO CLARIFY WHAT’S IN FRONT OF PEOPLE WHEN THEY ARE DECIDING ON THE ISSUE. REBECCA, WANTS YOU TO VOTE NO ON Z. SHE SAYS PUTTING AN AMENDMENT ON THE BALLOT IS A COMPLICATED AND LENGTHY PROCESS. IT INVOLVES SETTING UP A BALLOT QUESTION COMMITTEE. IT INVOLVES RAISING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. IT INVOLVES GATHERING TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PETITION SIGNATURES. HAVING ONLY ONE SUBJECT WILL HELP WITH TIME AND MONEY. SPLITTED UP. YOU WILL HAVE TO RUN A SEPARATE CAMPAIGN AND A SEPARATE PROCESS AND GATHER THOUSANDS OF SIGNATURES FOR EVERY LITTLE PIECE OF WHAT IS CLEARLY FOR MOST PEOPLE A SINGLE ISSUE. THE FINAL SAY IS UP TO VOTERS NOVEMBER 6. Reporter: BEFORE YOU HAD TO VOTE — HEAD TO VOTE BE SURE TO VISIT WITH US ON SUNDAY,

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