This story has been updated with a link to the response from Minnehaha County Auditor to the request for the temporary restraining order.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A Minnehaha County judge will not stop the auditor’s office from counting absentee ballots on election day.
Two people filed a civil lawsuit earlier this week, asking for a temporary restraining order.
They didn’t want mail-in ballots counted until the county auditor confirm that the people who requested them were properly registered.
KELOLAND News has obtained the response from Minnehaha County Auditor Ben Kyte, which can be viewed here.
According to the South Dakota e-courts system, a judge issued an order saying the temporary restraining order is denied Friday afternoon.
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