election 2018

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 20, 2017 Show 181 Hour 2

What makes a great governor for the state of South Dakota. What are the most important issues of our day? And who do you think will serve the state well in the coming years? The race to become the 33rd Governor of the state has begun. Primary elections fall on June 5th of 2018. We've invited each candidate for governor to join us on In the Moment so you can get to know them better. Today we welcome Terry LaFleur.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... September 6, 2017 Show 171 Hour 2

South Dakota State Senator Billie Sutton joins us for a look at his campaign to become South Dakota’s 33rd governor. We talk about his platform, grassroots economic development in the state, and his plan to tackle corruption in state government.

Former State Representative Hubbel Running For Governor

Jul 10, 2017

Former state representative Lora Hubbel says she’s running for the state’s highest office.

Hubbel served in the state legislature for one term from 2011 to 2012.

Hubbel says she’s running against the state’s Republican establishment. She says she’s opposes federal programs for healthcare and education, like the Affordable Care Act and Common Core standards. 

Hubbel says if the state were operating better, she wouldn’t be running for office.

State Senate Democrat Announces Run For Governor

May 31, 2017
Kevin Woster / SDPB

State Senator Billie Sutton is running for the South Dakota’s highest office in 2018.

The Democrat from Burke is the first to announce a bid for governor in the state’s minority party.

Sutton has served in the state legislature for 7 years. He says he’s able to get elected in a district that’s a majority Republican and is able to do so in a statewide race.