On a presidential level, the state is a GOP stronghold. South Dakota has voted Democratic only four times since gaining statehood in 1889 (1896, 1932, 1936 and 1964). See 2020 primary results
This measure would legalize the possession, use, transport and distribution of marijuana for adults 21 and over. It also authorizes the state issue marijuana-related licenses for businesses and imposes a 15% sales tax on marijuana. The measure also requires the legislature to pass laws regarding medical marijuana.
A “YES” vote supports legalizing marijuana
A “NO” vote opposes legalizing marijuana