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Primary Election Results Are In For North Central South Dakota

Mobridge, S.D. (DRG News) The results for Tuesday’s Primary election are in for North Central South Dakota with only 21.1% voter turn-out according to South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant. The Walworth County Commissioner race was as close as it could be with Richard Godkin holding on to a 1 vote win over...
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Secretary of State Happy With Election Process Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday’s election in the eyes of South Dakota’s Secretary of State went well. Jason Gant says there were few glitches to report and the process went smoothly statewide. Gant had predicted voter turnout might exceed 25%, but he said yesterday, it would likely be about 21%. Results were made...
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School Board Races and Other Issues Decided Tuesday in Parts of State

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Some voters cast their bellots for school board and other city issues. Here are DRG listening area results provided by the South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office: School Board Member – Pierre – 32-2 – Non-Partisan – Precincts Reporting: 14/14 Randy Hartmann – 1746 – 32.30 % Mary Fischer-Healy...
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Several County Races Tallied in Dakota Radio Group Listening Area Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) These are some results from area county races that were on ballots Tuesday. Results provided by the Secretary of State’s Office. County Commissioner – District 4 – Campbell – Republican – Precincts Reporting: 5/5 (I) LeRoy Sandmeier – 41 – 37.27 % Scott Rau – 69 – 62.73 %...
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Election Results for DRG Area State Lawmaker Races

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Here are the results from some South Dakota Legislative Races from Tuesday. Results provided by the Secretary of State’s Office. State Representative – 22 – 22 – Democratic – Precincts Reporting: 16/16 Doug Kazmerzak – 461 – 20.19 % Dale Hargens – 764 – 33.46 % Peggy Gibson –...
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Romney Wins GOP Presidential Primaries in 3 States

WASHINGTON (AP) – Mitt Romney has won the South Dakota Republican presidential primary, adding to a delegate total that already exceeds the number needed to win the nomination. Presidential primaries were also held in New Jersey, New Mexico, Montana and California. A total of 264 delegates were at stake in Tuesday’s contests, and Romney...
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3 Candidates Endorsed by Daugaard Lose Senate Bids

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s endorsement apparently didn’t mean much to South Dakota voters when it came to choosing state senators. Of the five candidates endorsed by the governor, three lost their bids – including incumbent Republican Sen. Tom Nelson. Nelson was defeated by Spearfish businessman and Lawrence County Commissioner Bob...
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Ex-Governor’s Son Wins GOP Primary For SD House

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The son of former South Dakota Gov. George Mickelson has won a Republican nomination for state House. Mark Mickelson captured more than half of the vote in the newly configured District 13, which includes central and southern Sioux Falls. Steve Westra edged out Frank Alvine for the other Republican...
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SD Dems Nominate Varilek as US House Challenger

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democrats have chosen a former aide to Sen. Tim Johnson, as their candidate to challenge Republican Rep. Kristi Noem this fall for the state’s lone seat in the U.S. House. Matt Varilek defeated Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth in a primary contest in which the two candidates...
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Variety of Races on Ballots Across the State Today

UNDATED – (DRG News) Voters across the state are going to cast their ballots for a variety of different races today. Several local contests are found in some central South Dakota counties. In Jones County, voters will select one of five Republicans running to fill the Treasurer’s post now held by Beverly Andrews. Those...
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