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Republican Rounds Wins South Dakota US Senate Seat

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican favorite Mike Rounds has won the U.S. Senate race to replace retiring South Dakota Democrat Tim Johnson. The former governor beat out Democrat Rick Weiland and independent candidates Larry Pressler and Gordon Howie. Rounds led his opponents in fundraising and polling for most of the campaign. Criticism over...
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Daugaard Re-Elected As South Dakota Governor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has won a second term in office. Daugaard beat Democratic state Rep. Susan Wismer, who was the first woman in the state to win a major party’s nomination for governor, and independent candidate Mike Myers. In his re-election campaign, Daugaard touted his record of...
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South Dakota GOP Rep. Noem Re-elected to US House

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican Rep. Kristi Noem breezed to victory in her bid for a third term as South Dakota’s lone member of the U.S. House. Noem on Tuesday topped Democratic challenger Corinna Robinson, a retired Army veteran who struggled to build name recognition and a strong fundraising base. First elected in...
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Pressler Concedes to Rounds in Senate Race

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler has conceded the U.S. Senate race to Republican Mike Rounds. Rounds won out over Pressler, Democrat Rick Weiland and independent Gordon Howie on Tuesday in the race to replace retiring Democrat Sen. Tim Johnson. Pressler says he’s happy to have raised issues important...
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