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(A) Municipal officials shall make the following legal publications in the official newspaper in conjunction with municipal elections:
(1) Two notices identifying which vacancies will occur by termination of the terms of office of elective officers, stating the time and place where nominating petitions may be filed. These notices are to be published once each week for two consecutive weeks between January 25 and February 10;
(2) Two notices of the availability of registration officials, stating when registration will be terminated and the effect of a failure to register. The notice must be published at least once each week for two consecutive weeks. The last publication to be not less than ten nor more than 15 days before the deadline for registration; and
(3) Two notices of election, published once each week for two consecutive weeks, the first publication being not less than ten days prior to the election. A facsimile of the official ballot shall be published at least four days prior to each election.
(B) If there is to be a secondary election, a notice of election shall be published once during the week before any secondary election, which shall include a list of all persons appearing on the ballot for the election.
(Prior Code, § 32.02)
Related provisions, see SDCL §§ 9-13-6, 9-13-13, and 12-4-5.2