Scales, Gavel and Flag

Judge Hearing Arguments in Disputed Candidate Case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal judge is hearing arguments on whether the South Dakota Libertarian Party’s candidate for Public Utilities Commission can appear on the November general election ballot. Secretary of State Jason Gant last week ruled Ryan Gaddy ineligible to run for the office, saying Gaddy didn’t comply with a state...
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Bill Janklow

Janklow Papers Being Made Available to Public

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – A collection of records that span the political career of former South Dakota Gov. Bill Janklow will start to be made public via the Internet later this year. The Argus Leader reports the Janklow Papers collection includes almost 500 boxes of government records and political papers that start when he...
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Pressler Honors One Feather at South Dakota Wake

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler joined mourners in South Dakota to honor legendary Oglala Sioux leader and former tribal president Gerald One Feather, who died last week. One Feather’s widow presented Pressler with a tribal star quilt during funeral proceedings Wednesday. She says it recognizes Pressler’s work on...
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Jason Gant

South Dakota Libertarians Seek to Stop Ballot Printing

   SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Libertarian Party is asking a federal judge to stop Secretary of State Jason Gant from printing November general election ballots without the name of the party’s candidate for the Public Utilities Commission.   Gant last week ruled Ryan Gaddy ineligible to run for the office, saying Gaddy...
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