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Election Day Results

19 hours ago
NPR

In The Moment … June 3, 2020 Show 833 Hour 1

SDPB's Lee Strubinger joins us from the Black Hills Surgical Hospital Studio inside SDPB's Black Hills Studio for an update on yesterday's primary elections. 

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Senate Candidate: Scyller Borglum

May 29, 2020

In The Moment … May 29, 2020 Show 828 Hour 1

Scyller Borglum is a former state lawmaker now running for U.S. Senate. She is challenging U.S. Senator Mike Rounds in the Republican primary on Tuesday, June 2. She's a professional engineer and business leader who also holds a master's degree in theology. She lives in Rapid City. 

 

Senator Mike Rounds

May 28, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … May 28, 2020 Show 827 Hour 1

The South Dakota primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, June 2nd. This week we are spending time with the candidates. Today we welcome U.S. Senator Mike Rounds. He is challenged in the Republican primary by Scyller Borglum. Rounds has served in the U.S. Senate since 2015. Before that, he was South Dakota's 31st governor from 2003 to 2011. He's also been a state senator and a business leader. 

On The Other Hand With Kevin Woster

May 28, 2020
SDPB

In The Moment … May 28, 2020 Show 827 Hour 1

A record number of South Dakotans have already mailed in their votes for the state primary election. Primary day is Tuesday, June 2. Because of the threat of COVID-19, people who have never considered the prospect of early voting are weighing their options. SDPB's Kevin Woster joins us for an update. You can find his reporting at sdpb.org/woster. 

 

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Hillary Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee for the presidential election in November, but in South Dakota it was a close race.

South Dakota State Senator Scott Parsley backs Hillary Clinton.  He says the Clintons have always had a lot of support among Democrats in South Dakota.  Clinton won roughly fifty-one percent of the vote in the state primary.  Now, Parsley says Clinton needs to focus on reaching out to Sanders supporters.

Primary Voting Registration Deadline May 23

May 11, 2016
SD Secretary of State

South Dakota voters head to the polls on June 7th for the primary election.  

But to vote you must be registered before the deadline to qualify for the primaries.

South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs reminds citizens to keep the deadline in mind in the coming weeks.

“Our voter registration deadline in South Dakota is May 23rd, so in order to vote, for the June 7th primary for South Dakota your registration for your voter registration has to be in to you county auditor’s office by 5 pm on that May 23rd date,” says Krebs.

Thune: South Dakota Could Swing US Presidential Nomination

Apr 14, 2016
wikipedia.org

U-S Senator John Thune says South Dakota could play a role in the presidential nomination process.
 
The state’s small population means primary delegates rarely make up a swing vote.  But Thune says it could be a tight primary race this year for either party.