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Dakota Political Junkies Dakota Political Junkies
Rapid City Journal reporter Seth Tupper and Sioux Falls Argus-Leader political reporter David Montgomery joined the D...
Rounds' EB-5 Story Changes Over Time Rounds' EB-5 Story Changes Over Time
The EB-5 story has become a centerpiece in the U.S. Senate race.Former Governor Mike Rounds states he had nothing to ...
Candidates For US House Debate Candidates For US House Debate
Candidates for the United States Congress met Thursday night on SDPB Television for a debate that covered more than o...
Ad Money Increases In Tighter Senate Race Ad Money Increases In Tighter Senate Race
A political action committee is committing more money to the US Senate race in South Dakota. A PAC known as Mayday is adding $250,000 to its earlier pledge of $1 milli...
Wanblee To Get Early Voting Office Wanblee To Get Early Voting Office
Voting rights advocates say a satellite polling place is coming to the town of Wanblee.The small town on the Pine Ridge Reservation has become a contention point over ...
Dakota Political Junkies Dakota Political Junkies
South Dakota's contest for U.S. Senate is receiving national attention as a race that was considered safely Republica...
Yellow Bird Steele Leads Pine Ridge Primary Yellow Bird Steele Leads Pine Ridge Primary
The Oglala Sioux Tribe Election Commission is verifying the results of Tuesday's primary election. Unofficial tribal presidential primary results have Harold Eagle Bul...
SD "Rez Tour" Aims To Increase Native Vote SD "Rez Tour" Aims To Increase Native Vote
The Native American vote can make the difference in tight statewide races in South Dakota.U.S Senator Tim Johnson cre...
South Dakota Governor Candidate Susan Wismer South Dakota Governor Candidate Susan Wismer
Democratic State Representative Susan Wismer is campaigning to replace Republican incumbent Dennis Daugaard as South ...
Senate Hopefuls Consider Native Challenges Senate Hopefuls Consider Native Challenges
Candidates for United States Senate are weighing in on the federal government’s role in Indian Affairs. The four men ...
SD Gubernatorial Candidates Debate SD Gubernatorial Candidates Debate
Each of the three candidates for Governor of South Dakota is highlighting why voters should choose him or her to lead...
U.S. House Candidate Corinna Robinson U.S. House Candidate Corinna Robinson
If she’s elected to Congress, Democrat Corinna Robinson says she’ll make creating jobs for South Dakotans a priority....
Three Candidates Campaign To Govern SD Three Candidates Campaign To Govern SD
Three people want to be South Dakota’s next governor, and they meet Thursday night in a statewide broadcast to share ...
Arbitration Ruling Highlights Deep EB-5 Divisions Arbitration Ruling Highlights Deep EB-5 Divisions
A California arbitrator cleared the South Dakota Board of Regents and the state in a breach of contract case involving the federal EB-5 immigrant visa program.Both pol...
Super PAC Puts $1M Into SD Senate Race Super PAC Puts $1M Into SD Senate Race
A nationwide Super PAC plans to spend $1 million in the race for South Dakota’s open United States Senate Seat. A group named Mayday calls itself a citizen-funded Supe...
The Native Vote And The U.S. Senate The Native Vote And The U.S. Senate
Who wins an election is often determined by who shows up to vote.At least two sitting U.S. Senators can credit narrow...
NBP Bankruptcy And EB-5 Questions Loom NBP Bankruptcy And EB-5 Questions Loom
It’s been over a year since Northern Beef Packers went bankrupt and some business owners in the Aberdeen area say the...
EB-5 and the Fall Campaign EB-5 and the Fall Campaign
On Wednesday members of the Government Audit Operations Operations met in Pierre to discuss the EB-5 program. Lawmake...
GOAC Spars Over EB-5 GOAC Spars Over EB-5
Members of the Government Operations and Audit Committee or GOAC differ on the details around the examination of the EB-5 program in South Dakota.Democrats presented d...
Both Sides Of IM 17 Claim Best For Patients Both Sides Of IM 17 Claim Best For Patients
Both supporters and opponents to Initiated Measure 17 say their side benefits health care patients. The ballot initia...
Rounds Attacked In Out Of State Ad: GOP Cries Foul Rounds Attacked In Out Of State Ad: GOP Cries Foul
A new ad in South Dakota is critical of Mike Rounds on the EB-5 scandal. The ad comes from a non-partisan watchdog group called Every Voice Action. The group says it w...
Federal Case Filed Over Voting Rights On Pine Ridge Federal Case Filed Over Voting Rights On Pine Ridge
A voting rights group is filing a federal court case alleging unequal access to the polls in Jackson County, South Dakota.The county covers the northeast corner of the...
U.S. Senate Candidate Larry Pressler U.S. Senate Candidate Larry Pressler
Larry Pressler was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican in 1974 and later served three ...
U.S. Senate Candidate Gordon Howie U.S. Senate Candidate Gordon Howie
In the four-way race to fill the U.S. Senate seat currently held by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson, Gordon Howie descr...
Poli Sci Prof Examines EB-5 In Election Poli Sci Prof Examines EB-5 In Election
One political scientist says election activity revs up after Labor Day. An increasing number of press conferences, debates, news releases and campaign stops prove his ...
GOP and Dems Differ On EB-5 Significance GOP and Dems Differ On EB-5 Significance
A release from the South Dakota Democratic Party cites new documents in the EB-5 scandal, but the leader of the party...
Former Senate Hopeful Arrested Former Senate Hopeful Arrested
A former US Senate hopeful already charged with election law violations is in custody. Authorities say they arrested Clayton Walker of Black Hawk Wednesday, and he’s b...
Senate, Gov Candidates Talk Energy Senate, Gov Candidates Talk Energy
Candidates in two high-profile South Dakota elections are meeting this summer to debate issues important to voters. F...
Dakota Political Junkies Dakota Political Junkies
Labor Day is often considered the unofficial start to the general election season. But in South Dakota the season got...
Dakota Political Junkies Dakota Political Junkies
Veteran South Dakota journalist and KELO-TV Rapid City Reporter Kevin Woster and Sioux Falls Argus-Leader reporter David Montgomery joined Dakota Midday for a discussi...

SDPB Broadcast Debates & Candidate Forums

Later in this year's campaign season, SDPB will feature Meet the Candidates, giving those running for state House and Senate a chance to address voters, as well as presenting debates for major races.

South Dakota Attorney General's Ballot Explanations for the November 2014 General Election
 

1. Initiated Measure 17 seeking to require health insurers to include all willing and qualified health providers on their provider lists; 
2. Initiated Measure 18 seeking to increase the state minimum wage; and
3. Constitutional Amendment Q seeking to authorize the Legislature to allow roulette, keno and craps in Deadwood.

To view the ballot explanations please click on the link below:

http://atg.sd.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=Rp1NrwOnueg%3d&tabid=442