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Analysis: June 7 primary election, voter turnout

Dakota Political Junkies
SDPB

The interview posted above is from SDPB's daily public affairs show, In the Moment with Lori Walsh.

We're joined in the SDPB Kirby Family Studio by former state lawmaker Tom Dempster, University of South Dakota political scientist / professor emeritus Mike Card, Ph.D., and SDPB's Lee Strubinger is also with us.

Up first, voter turnout in South Dakota was roughly 32% which according to the Secretary of State, that's up a bit. What was the driving factor behind this?

A look into Amendment C, and a dive into unofficial results.

Takeaways from the panel regarding the big statewide races including Governor Kristi Noem, Senator John Thune, and U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson.

A discussion regarding a few legislative races in South Dakota and a few potential runoffs.