Larry Rhoden Photo from U.S. Senate Race

2nd-Place Finisher Rhoden Proud of Campaign

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State Sen. Larry Rhoden can’t say he’s happy with the results of Tuesday’s GOP U.S. Senate primary, but he says he knew from the beginning that it was going to be a steep hill to climb. Rhoden on Tuesday finished a distant second to former Gov. Mike Rounds, who...
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Jason Gant

Gant: Voter Turnout Much Lower Than Expected

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary election was much lower than the 50 percent he had predicted. Gant says bad weather that hit much of the state was one of the culprits that kept voters away from the polls. He says voters...
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Annette Bosworth (From Bosworth for Senate Website)

News Anchor Tells Bosworth of Election Loss on TV

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Annette Bosworth was doing a live shot on Fox News Tuesday night when anchor Megyn Kelly asked her reaction to Mike Rounds being declared winner of the GOP primary. Bosworth responded: “Well, that’s news to me. I didn’t know that.” Kelly asked, “Really?” and...
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Susan Wismer Announces Run for Governor January 28, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Susan Wismer Wins Democratic Bid for SD Governor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State Rep. Susan Wismer has won the Democratic bid for South Dakota governor. She defeated the former head of the state’s wildfire agency, Joe Lowe. Wismer has been in the Legislature since 2009. The accountant from Britton has criticized Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard for cutting spending on education and...
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