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SB 180 Still Unconstitutional, Still Dead—Eighth Circuit Agrees State Can’t Make Paid Petition Circulators Register Before Collecting Signatures

The state has suffered another loss in court over its effort to quash South Dakotans’ right to initiative and referendum. Yesterday the Eighth Circuit upheld…

Ninth Circuit Overturns Montana Residency Requirement for Ballot Question Petition Circulators—Help for League of Women Voters’ South Dakota Lawsuit?

The League of Women Voters is challenging South Dakota’s residency requirement for ballot question petition circulators in court. Their case just got some support from…

Oral Arguments Before Eighth Circuit on SB 180: State Claims Fraud and Error Require Paid Circulator Registry and Badges; Plaintiffs Say Status Quo Works, SB 180 Violates First Amendment

Rapid City attorney Jim Leach had to spend his St. Patrick’s Day in St. Paul, Minnesota, defending South Dakotans’ right to circulate ballot question petitions…