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Wismer First Woman to be Major Party Nominee for Governor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State Rep. Susan Wismer’s victory in the South Dakota Democratic primary has turned her into the state’s first female nominee for governor from a major party. Wismer won the Democratic nomination Tuesday to challenge incumbent Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Women have been on the gubernatorial ballot in South Dakota before, but...
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South Dakota Auditors Checking Results of Primary

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota auditors are double-checking results of Tuesday’s primary. Secretary of State Jason Gant says those county canvasses will take place over the next few days and have to be done by Tuesday. He says workers in his office will canvass on Tuesday in the Capitol and then any recounts...
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South Dakota Candidate Cited for Election Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has filed charges accusing defeated U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth of six counts of perjury and six counts of filing false documents related to election campaign laws. The arrest warrant comes a day after Bosworth lost the Republican primary with just 6 percent...
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Several DRG Area Local, County and Legislative Races Decided Tuesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) A number of DRG area races were decided yesterday in Tuesday’s primary election.  District 24 Incumbents-Senator Jeff Monroe and Representatives Mary Duvall and Tim Rounds turned away fellow Republican challenges for their respective seats and will go on to face Democratic candidates in November’s election.  Other State Senate and House...
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