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Elected Officials

Newly elected officials have an irrevocable choice to participate or not participate in SDRS. Elected officials are those who are elected into office by the general public. For example, the governor, a county sheriff, and a city mayor are elected officials. An elected official who is full-time, which is defined as working at least 20 hours per week and 6 months per year, has the choice whether or not to participate in SDRS, within the following parameters:

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