South Dakota Democracy in Action Will Host Ballot Forums at The Journey Museum

RAPID CITY, SD – South Dakota Democracy in Action, a progressive women’s organization that works for a better world, will host two public forums on September 15 and October 13 at to discuss the constitutional amendments, initiated measures and referred laws on the 2016 fall ballot.

There is an unusually large number of constitutional amendments, initiated measures and referred laws on the 2016 fall ballot. In an effort to understand the ramification of these ten issues South Dakota Democracy in Action is hosting forums in September and October to discuss these more in depth.

The first of these forums will be at the Journey Museum & Learning Center on Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. This forum will focus on ballot issues related to voting including Constitution Amendment T – non-political redistricting, Constitutional Amendment V – nonpartisan elections, Initiated Measurer 22 – campaign finance and lobbying reform, and Referred Law 19 – changes to nominating petitions. Speakers at the September forum will be John Tsitrian, Chuck Parkinson, Don Frankenfeld, Ina Winter, Jay Davis and Nick Reid.

October speakers will be announced soon. There will be time for questions from the audience at each forum.

This event is free and open to the public.

For further information, contact: Karen Miller, (605) 430-3489. The Journey Museum & Learning Center was established in 1997 and is conveniently located in downtown Rapid City at 222 New York St, 2 blocks east of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center right across from the Club for Boys. Make sure to visit http://www.journeymuseum.org to find additional schedule information and be sure to ‘like’ us on Facebook!

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