President

Libertarian Party

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson is visiting South Dakota this week.  Johnson served as the Republican Governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003.   Today, Johnson says Libertarians are a viable alternative between the two major party candidates for president.

Johnson is speaking on Wednesday, October 26 at 6:00 PM at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City.   His running mate, former Massachusetts Republican Governor Bill Weld campaigned in the state last week.

Johnson sat down with SDPB’s Lori Walsh for this interview. 

U.S. Political Perspective from India

Nov 6, 2012

Eric Jepsen, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota, joins Dakota Midday from Kerala University in India where he provides perspective on the U.S. Presidential race.  Jepsen is in India through a Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship.  He is conducting research for his book project tentatively titled, "Kerala in the Economic Reform Era: Ideas, Institutions, and Interest Groups."  Jepsen will be giving lectures on United States/India releations, comparative political economy and the 2012 Presidential campaign at colleges and universities throughout Kerala.