District 17

Meet the Candidates: Richard Vasgaard

20 hours ago
Richard Vasgaard

In The Moment … October 15, 2020 Show 921 Hour 2

Richard Vasgaard is a lifelong resident of Turner County. As a farmer he understands agriculture, as a parent he values education. If elected, he would promote rural roads and infrastructure while working to better our small towns and communities. Vasgaard is running for the House of Representatives in District 17.

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Meet the Candidates: Sydney Davis

Sep 22, 2020
Sydney Davis

In The Moment … September 22, 2020 Show 907 Hour 1

Let's go to District 17 now, where Sydney Davis is a candidate for the South Dakota House of Representatives. Davis is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and she is also a fourth-generation cattle producer! She's running as a Republican.

Meet the Candidates: Art Rusch

Sep 2, 2020
Art Rusch

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

Senator Art Rusch opens today's Meet the Candidates segment. Rusch is an incumbent in District 17 which includes Clay and Turner Counties. A Republican, Rusch is a retired Circuit Judge and writer. Last month his campaign received the recommendation of the South Dakota Educators Political Involvement Committee (EPIC).

 

Meet the Candidates: Caitlin Collier

Aug 27, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … August 27, 2020 Show 890 Hour 1

Now we shift to District 17 where Caitlin Collier is a Democratic candidate for the South Dakota House of Representatives.  Collier is an attorney from Vermillion and she's concerned about the social issues that have come up in the last few legislative sessions.

Meet the Candidates: Ailee Johns

Aug 25, 2020
Ailee Johns

In The Moment … August 25, 2020 Show 888 Hour 1

Ailee Johns is a first-time candidate from Vermillion. Johns is a Democrat running for the South Dakota Senate in District 17. The District includes Clay and Turner Counties in Southeastern South Dakota.

Meet the Candidates: Al Leber

Jul 21, 2020

In The Moment … July 21, 2020 Show 863 Hour 1

Al Leber is a retired school superintendent and long-time administrator. He's hoping to focus on education issues at the State Capitol in Pierre. Leber is a Democratic candidate for the South Dakota House of Representatives in District 17. Leber is a resident of Vermillion and he joins us for an installment of our "Meet the Candidates" series.

 

Meet The Candidates - John Gors

Oct 31, 2018
SDDP

In The Moment ... October 31, 2018 Show 451 Hour 2

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome John Gors. He is a Democrat out of District 17 and is running for State Representative.

 

Meet the Candidates - Greg Baldwin

Sep 24, 2018
SDPB

In The Moment ... September 24. 2018 Show 428 Hour 2

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

Today we welcome Greg Balwin. He is a Libertarian out of District 17 and is running for State Representative.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... September 12, 2018 Show 420 Hour 1

Democratic candidate Howard Grinager is running for the State Senate out of District 17 which includes Clay and Turner Counties.

A former mayor and city counselor in Mt. Vernon, Grinager has also served as a chaplain to both the State House and Senate.

In The Moment ... September 6, 2018 Show 416 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We have invited each candidate to join us for live interviews on In The Moment between now and November.

 

Today we welcome Ray Ring. He is a Democrat out of District 17 and is running for State Representative.