County Seats Filled in Election Tuesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Voters in some locations in the Dakota Radio Group listening area had county-wide races on their ballots Tuesday. Here’s how unofficial results look in those county races: BENNETT COUNTY: CORONER X Thomas Jeans 598 Lindell Adair (I) 279 COMMISSIONER X Jason T. Fanning (I) 525 X Jeff Slattery 382 Dennis...
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Central and Western SD State House and Senate Seats Filled Tuesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Incumbents in some area state house races were re-elected and will serve another term.  Unofficial election results from Tuesday indicate that District 21 House members Julie Bartling, a Gregory Democrat and Lee Qualm, a Platte Republican, were the winners in a three-way race for the two open spots.  The District...
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More Than 60% of Hughes & Stanley County Voters Turnout at the Polls Tuesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Voter turnout in Hughes and Stanley counties was over 60% Tuesday. Hughes County Finance Officer Jane Naylor says unofficial numbers show turnout at about 65%. Hughes County began using voting centers in this year’s primary election and utilized them again yesterday. Voting centers give residents the chance to go to...
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Shannon County Voters Approve Name Change

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Voters in Shannon County have approved a name change. The Rapid City Journal reports that 80 percent of the nearly 2,700 voters in Tuesday’s election approved changing the name to Oglala Lakota County. State law stipulates that a two-thirds majority is required for approval of any name change. The...
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