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Standing Firm on Principle and Upholding our Constitution in South Dakota

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Sometimes....3rd Parties DO Win !!!



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 21, 2018

We are thrilled to announce the final ruling and opinion by U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence Piersol.

Judge Piersol has just ruled in favor of the Constitution Party of South Dakota and Libertarian Party of South Dakota by striking down 4 state statutes which unfairly and unconstitutionally restrict ballot access in South Dakota.

This is a huge victory for South Dakota voters!  It changes the unfair face of South Dakota politics.

We look forward to our State Legislature acting quickly and fairly in changing these state laws to be in compliance with the US Constitution. 

The Constitution Party of South Dakota will always stand-up and defend the Constitution and your right to choose candidates that reflect your ideals!

The actual federal court ruling can be found here.




Sunday, January 28, 2018

Our Day in Federal Court Coming Soon......


Update:  All systems are go for our trial starting tomorrow morning!

Remember, it is in the FEDERAL courthouse in Sioux Falls on Phillips Avenue starting at 9am. It is advised to get there no later than between 8:30-8:45. Courtroom 1.


We have been very actively involved in litigation against the State of South Dakota regarding current ballot access laws in our state.  Our lawsuit has gone through a lengthy process for over 2 1/2 years now.  Throughout this long journey for justice, we have been blessed to be represented by a superb legal team with the ACLU and South Dakota's own, Mr. Brendan Johnson. We are hopeful for a successful conclusion to our case very soon.

Unless there is new legislation passed by our State Legislature resolving what we consider to be unconstitutional statutes, prior to February 6, 2018, we will be going to trial.

The tentative trial date has been set for February 6th & 7th in the Federal Courthouse located in Sioux Falls starting at 9:00am in courtroom 1.

We encourage party members and all interested members of the public to join us as we embark on this final step toward opening up ballot access and providing the voters of South Dakota with more options on the ballot in the near future.

Stay tuned for updates as they develop!

Membership Dues

It has been several years since we have suggested voluntary annual membership dues.  Most of our state parties across the nation have used this tool in order to maintain at least a minimum amount of funds to take care of basic expenses.

While it certainly is free to register to vote with the Constitution Party of South Dakota, we are encouraging our members to make a minimum donation of $20 per year or more to help us with expenses and activities throughout the year.  With 2018 poised to be a very exciting election year, your donations would be especially helpful and appreciated.

You may donate by debit/credit card by hitting one of the "donate" buttons along the right side of the page or scroll down to the bottom for our party's mailing address if you would prefer to send a check or money order.  Please make sure you select to SHARE YOUR ADDRESS if you are donating online as this information is necessary for reporting purposes.

Thank you for your generous support!