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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Ballots Cast Late on Pine Ridge Will be Set Aside

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Votes cast after the scheduled poll closure at two Pine Ridge polling places won’t be counted with other ballots statewide. The two precincts in Pine Ridge and Oglala opened late Tuesday because their election board superintendents didn’t show up. Attorney General Marty Jackley says that when something like that...
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