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SD state treasurer election, plus special issues on the ballot


On today's show …

The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House in Sioux Falls is one of many organizations across the state who assist the homeless population. Madeline Shields is the executive director and she joins us to expand on its mission.

In November, South Dakotans will cast their vote and elect new policymakers at the state and federal levels. One race will determine the state's next treasurer. We meet incumbent Josh Haeder...

....and challenger John Cunningham.

We also Meet the Candidates for state house and senate. Oren Lesmeister, a Democrat, is running for re-election for state house in District 28A.

Plus, "South Dakota Focus" airs tonight with a special one-hour program focusing on the special issues on the ballot. Voters will be asked to weigh in on a myriad of ballot measures including increased Medicaid eligibility and recreational marijuana. "South Dakota Focus" host Jackie Hendry joins "In the Moment" to break down the pros and cons.

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Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Megan hosts All Things Considered and the SDPB News podcast.
Chris is a producer for In the Moment.
Carl Norquist is a producer and writer for In the Moment. An EMMY-winning producer, Carl previously worked for KTIV News 4 in Sioux City, IA. Carl is a Minnesota native and graduate of Augustana University with majors in Art and English.