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Meet the Candidates: Michael Calabrese

Sep 2, 2020
Michael Calabrese

In The Moment … September 2, 2020 Show 894 Hour 1

In his first run for public office, Michael Calabrese is running for the State Senate in District 32. Calabrese is running as a Democrat in the district that includes Rapid City's south side and central business district. Calabrese is a business owner and works in business development. 

 

News Special: South Dakota Primary

May 29, 2020
SDPB

The South Dakota primaries are Tuesday, June 2. In this week's podcast, you'll hear from Sen. Mike Rounds and Scyller Borglum, Rep. Dusty Johnson's challenger Liz Marty May, and the three candidates vying for the Minnehaha County State's Attorney position. 

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In the Moment News: June 15-21

Jun 21, 2019
SDPB

SDPB's David Scott reports on Representative Dusty Johnson's Feed Act. We go over the annual Kids Count Data Book from the Annie E Casey Foundation with Carole Cochrane. Talk about a picture that created havoc at this year's Girls State with Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel and Jon Hunter. Cory Heidelberger explains his petitions aimed to protect the ballot question process. SDPB's Chynna Lockett reports on the opening of the Thunder Valley Community Center.

 

Kealey Bultena / SDPB

Some people are ready for this election to be over. They’re tired of hearing about candidates and ballot measures. They want the political ads to cease, they want campaign signs torn down, and they want the whole thing to go away. But a few local high school students say voters shouldn’t rush the process - and they aren't even old enough to vote. 

She can count the number of days until the 2016 election on one hand, and Kaitlyn Friedrich recoils at the idea that some voters are disinterested in politics.

Jenifer Jones

The effort to put medical marijuana before voters in November has hit a stumbling block.   The ballot petition submitted to the Secretary of State’s office failed to receive approval.  

Petition organizers submitted over 16-thousand signatures for verification. The Secretary of State’s Office validation process shows only about 9-thousand met requirements.  About 14-thousand valid signatures are needed.  Organizers have 30-days to challenge the ruling if they choose.   

Ballot Issue Explanations Posted

May 12, 2014

South Dakota voters get to weigh in on three issues in the upcoming November election.