Jason Ravnsborg


In The Moment ... September 10, 2018 Show 418 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 Jason Ravnsborg. He is the Republican candidate for Attorney General in South Dakota.

Rhoden, Ravnsborg Chosen At GOP Convention

Jun 25, 2018
Lee Strubinger / SDPB

The nominees are picked and the ticket is set on the Republican side for the election in November.
Kristi Noem’s running mate for governor, Larry Rhoden, is chosen, and  conservatives went with Jason Ravnsborg for attorney general.

STRUBINGER: It should be noted Republicans nominated candidates for all constitutional offices. These were the two high profile races. The others were uncontested.

WALSH: Larry Rhoden had a challenger?

Lee Strubinger / SDPB

South Dakota Republican delegates are choosing Jason Ravnsborg as their candidate for attorney general in the general election.

The deputy states attorney for Union County beat out State Senator Lance Russell and Lawrence County state’s attorney John Fitzgerald for the nomination.

Moments after being nominated, Jason Ravnsborg says he’s on top of the world. The three-way race for attorney general heated up in the days heading into the GOP convention in Pierre.

Ravnsborg received endorsements from many sheriffs around the state.

Dakota Midday: Indepth Look At Amendment T

Oct 5, 2016
Lee Strubinger / SDPB

In November voters get a chance to decide on Amendment T.  It establishes an independent commission to draw legislative districts.

The state legislature currently redraws the districts every ten years.   Amendment T proponents says that creates a conflict of interest and leads to gerrymandering. Opponents of the amendment say districts are already drawn fairly.

If you’re looking for an earful on how legislative districts are drawn in the state.. former State Senator Frank Kloucek will oblige.

Jason Ravnsborg Bids for U.S. Senate Seat

May 12, 2014

The Republican primary in the race for South Dakota’s open U.S. Senate seat is nearing the final stretch.   
We’re giving all the candidates a chance to lay out their platform before the voters.   Today we’re featuring excerpts from an interview with Republican candidate Jason Ravnsborg.  
Ravnsborg sat down with Charles Michael Ray in the Rapid City studio to talk about his plans for office, his concerns about big government spending and the scandal surrounding the federal EB-5 program in South Dakota.

An Interview With Jason Ravnsborg

May 9, 2014

SDPB's Charles Michael Ray is working to interview all the U.S. Senate Candidates leading up to the June Primaries and November election.   Excerpts from this audio are being featured on SDPB Radio prior to the Republican Primary.  Here is the full interview.

Dakota Political Junkies

Dec 18, 2013

Kevin Woster, veteran South Dakota journalist and Rapid City reporter for KELO-TV, and Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, discussed the legislature’s executive board’s decision not to discuss EB-5 audits, Yankton lawyer Jason Ravnsborg’s announcement that he’s running for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate and Governor Dennis Daugaard’s appointment of Chuck Jones to replace Russell Olson in the state senate.