User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


83° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Update On South Dakota Ballot Issues

November 6, 2012, 10:53 PM

Update On South Dakota Ballot Issues
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

More surprising than the results in some of the races are some of the issues on the ballots, including the amendments and referred laws, which are not faring too well.

Initiated Measure 15, which calls for an extra penny sales tax that would be split between education and Medicaid funding, looks like it may be defeated.  With 65 percent of precincts reporting, 57 percent of votes are against the measure.  People do not want to see their sales tax increase even if it is to pay for education and Medicaid.

Referred Law 14, which would set aside money to recruit businesses to come to South Dakota, may be going down.  58 percent have voted no at this point.

The ballot issue that is faring the worst so far is Referred Law 16, where voters get the ultimate say on the controversial education bill that would give merit pay to science and math teachers.  That is sitting at 68 percent no at this time.

 

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored

 


View politics

You may also like

Josiah's Controversy Pushes Petition Drive Interest

7/30/2015 5:05 PM

For the third day in a row, a line forms at Josiah's Coffeehouse Thursday.

Full Story | Watch
Group Trying To Ease SD's Pot Laws Kicking Off Campaign

7/29/2015 2:09 PM

Proponents of a measure to decriminalize pot in South Dakota are officially kicking off their campaign in Sioux Falls.

Full Story
Daugaard Unsupportive Of Medical, Decriminalized Marijuana

7/29/2015 8:25 PM

Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he needs to review proposed ballot measures that would decriminalize marijuana possession and legalize medicinal cannabis, b...

Full Story
Thune: Legislation To Address Suicide On Reservations

7/26/2015 10:00 PM

Now the Republican is trying to use an education bill being discussed in Washington to try and stop a problem happening here in South Dakota.

Full Story | Watch
Record-Breaking Budget Proposed For Sioux Falls

7/30/2015 6:05 PM

This record-breaking budget proposed by Mayor Mike Huether for 2016 is $64 million higher than the 2015 budget, but Mayor Huether says the amount is e...

Full Story | Watch


Events