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Six days to Election Day: Amendment D, polls, and voter registration

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Early voting is underway in South Dakota. Election Day is Tuesday. Voters will decide on Constitutional Amendment D. It's a measure to expand Medicaid in South Dakota. The amendment would allow adults ages 18 to 65 with income below 133 percent of the poverty level to be covered by Medicaid. Yesterday, proponents for Medicaid expansion made the case for a yes vote. Today, Jackie Hendry takes a closer look at the opposition.

We Meet the Candidates for state house and senate for the 2022 election. Fred Bender, a Democrat, is running for state senate in District 18.

One week from the election. The most recent polling data for the South Dakota gubernatorial race indicates incumbent Kristi Noem has pulled ahead of challenger Jamie Smith significantly. Meanwhile, Republicans have gained more than 10 thousand registered voters since the primary in June. Political Junkies Tom Dempster and Jonathan Ellis weigh in on what happens when the election is over. If the grocery tax is repealed are there consequences?

Dakota Life travels to Mission on the Rosebud reservation. We learn about food education in Mission and hear from Dakota Life Executive Producer Greg Beesley. Greetings from Mission's broadcast premiere is Thursday, November 3 at 8 p.m. CDT, 7 p.m MDT on SDPB TV-1.

On Call with the Prairie Doc® is now in its 21st season. Thursday night’s show on SDPB TV is hosted by Dr. Andrew Ellsworth where the panel discusses urology and men’s health.

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