What are the requirements to be eligible to vote in South Dakota state and local elections?

In order to vote under South Dakota law, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least eighteen (18) years of age on Election Day, and a resident of South Dakota. You are not eligible to register to vote while you are subject to a sentence for a felony conviction that involves imprisonment in an adult penitentiary system, whether that imprisonment is served or suspended. You also cannot register to vote in the state of South Dakota if you have been adjudged to be mentally incompetent by a court.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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