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2020 Political Party State Conventions and Certification of Nominated Candidates

National Party Certification of Nominations

State Party Certification of Candidates (which include electors)

12-5-17. Biennial state conventions - Time and place--Notice to secretary of state. Each political party shall hold a state convention in each even-numbered year for the purposes stated in 12-5-21. The state central committee of each political party shall determine the time and place of the convention. The chair of the committee shall notify the secretary of state at least fifteen business days prior to the date chosen.

12-5-21. Nomination of state candidates not voted on at primary - Presidential electors and national committee members. The state convention shall nominate candidates for lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, state auditor, state treasurer, commissioner of school and public lands, and public utilities commissioner and in the years when a President of the United States is to be elected, presidential electors and national committeeman and national committeewoman of the party.

*Additional political party convention information will be posted once we receive notification from the respective parties.

South Dakota Democratic Party - Saturday, June 20th 2020 at 9:00 AM
Convention Letter
Due to the on-going COVID-19 Crisis, all convention business will take place virtually via Zoom, teleconference or some other "virtual" system.
4320 S. Louise Ave
Ste. 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106

South Dakota Libertarian Party - Saturday, May 9th 2020 at 4 PM CT
Convention Letter
351 S Pierre St
Pierre, SD 57501

South Dakota Republican Party - Friday-Saturday, June 19-20, 2020
Convention Letter
Supplemental Letter
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, attendance at the physical location of the convention will be limited and convention business will be handled through electronic means.
212 S Main Avenue
Suite 205
Sioux Falls, SD 57104