Kristi Noem


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One week from today, voters should know the winners of the primary races in South Dakota. Last night on SDPB-TV, GOP gubernatorial hopefuls Kristi Noem and Marty Jackley squared off in a televised debate. Joining us now for analysis are Dakota Political Junkies Roger Whittle,  Managing Editor, Watertown Public Opinion, and Jonathan Ellis, Reporter and Columnist, Argus Leader Media.

Noem and Varilek Enter Final Stretch

Oct 26, 2012

South Dakota’s Republican U.S. House member Kristi Noem is facing the first challenge of her congressional career.   By many accounts Noem is a very strong candidate, she comes from an agricultural background and her party enjoys a healthy majority in South Dakota.

Noem’s challenger Matt Varilek is largely seen as the underdog in this race.  As a Democrat he faces an uphill battle from the start.   But given this, some analysts say Varilek is doing better than expected.