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SDPB Radio Election Coverage

Senate Candidates Address Outside Ads

A candidate for South Dakota’s open US Senate seat says he wants everyone in the race to help prevent outside money from influencing the campaign. Democratic candidate Rick Weiland says the public ...

Dakota Political Junkies

Just when it seemed like the 2014 campaign season was calming down a bit, things have gotten interesting again. On Tuesday independent gubernatorial candidate Mike Myers held a press conference ann...

Ind. Candidate Hits Ballot Change Snag

South Dakota’s Independent candidate for governor has announced a new running mate.  Mike Myers says registered Republican Lora Hubbel is his pick for the Lieutenant Governor spot.

Hubbel ran i...

Independent Mike Myers Makes Health Care Reform Focus of Gubernatorial Campaign

Mike Myers taught health care law and health care administration at the University of South Dakota for 23 years. He also hosted the “Elder Law Forum” radio show for more than a decade and provided ...

An Interview with Gordon Howie U.S. Senate Candidate

SDPB's Charles Michael Ray is working to interview all U.S. Senate candidates leading up to the November election.    Here is a full interview with Gordon Howie.

Wismer Wins Dem. Nomination For Gov.

Representative Susan Wismer is the Democratic nominee for the general election in South Dakota. The Associated Press called the race at about 9:15 p.m. central Tuesday night.

Wismer faced fellow Dem...

Rounds Wins Primary In US Senate Race

Less than 40 minutes after the last polls closed in South Dakota, the Associated Press names former governor Mike Rounds the winner of the Republican primary in the race for US Senate.

Rounds was wi...

Daugaard Declared Republican Primary Winner

Results from South Dakota's primary elections rolled in through the SD Secretary of State's office.

The Associated Press has declared Governor Dennis Daugaard the winner in the Republican nomination...

Democrats Running For SD Governor

Two South Dakota Democrats say they have what it takes to win a general election in a red state and lead South Dakota as governor, but voters choose just one of them in Tuesday's primary election. ...

Republicans Who Want To Be Governor

South Dakota's primary elections happen Tuesday, and both Republicans and Democrats must decide which candidate they want to represent them in the general election for Governor of South Dakota. Bel...

Candidate Spotlight: Susan Wismer

In Tuesday's primary, voters decide which candidates advance to the November election. One of those contests is Democratic nomination for Governor of South Dakota. One state lawmaker says she’s the...

Interview With U.S. Senate Candidate Dr. Annette Bosworth

Dakota Midday's conversations with candidates in the state primary election concluded with Dr. Annette Bosworth, who is one of five Republicans seeking the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Tim Jo...

Candidate Spotlight: Joe Lowe

With less than one week before South Dakotans vote in primary elections, candidates are giving final pitches. Two Democrats face off for the gubernatorial nomination to take on the Republican candi...

Forum Planned In US Senate Race

Days before the primary election, a Republican candidate for South Dakota’s open US Senate seat says she’s arranging her own candidate forum.

Annette Bosworth says she has purchased ad time on telev...

Dakota Political Junkies

Dakota Political Junkies Jonathan Ellis of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader and Roger Whittle of the Watertown Public Opinion discussed the final days before South Dakota's primary election and what th...

An Interview With Larry Pressler

SDPB's Charles Michael Ray is working to interview all U.S. Senate candidates leading up to the November election.   Excerpts from this audio are being included in a news feature.  H...

An Interview With Rick Weiland

SDPB's Charles Michael Ray is working to interview all U.S. Senate candidates leading up to the November election.   Excerpts from this audio are being included in a news feature.  H...

Governor Daugaard's Re-Election Bid

Governor Dennis Daugaard is seeking a second term.  He'll face fellow Republican Lora Hubbel in South Dakota's June 3 primary election.  The governor faced critical issues early in his fi...

Candidate Spotlight: Lora Hubbel

In one week, voters choose which candidates represent their parties in the 20-14 general election. The primary happens June 3, and two Republicans want the nomination in the race for governor of So...

Dakota Political Junkies

Kevin Woster of the KELO-TV Rapid City Bureau and Madison Daily Leader Publisher Jon Hunter performed in the role of SDPB's Dakota Political Junkies this week.  They discussed last Thursday's ...

Annette Bosworth Bids For The U.S. Senate

SDPB has interviewed everyone in the five way U.S. Senate Republican primary.  

We’re giving each candidate a chance to make their case to South Dakota voters.   

SDPB’s Charles Michae...

Candidates React To Republican Debate

All five Republican candidates seeking the party nomination for U.S. Senate met in a televised debate late last week.    Whoever wins the June primary faces off against four opponent...

State Senator Larry Rhoden Bids For The U.S. Senate

We’ve interviewed all the candidates in the five way U.S. Senate Republican primary.  

We’re giving each candidate a chance to make their case to South Dakota voters before the primary coming u...

Dakota Political Junkies

Joining the program this week are Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, and David Montgomery, political reporter for the Sioux Falls Argus-Leader and author of the Political Smokeout b...

Ballot Issue Explanations Posted

South Dakota voters get to weigh in on three issues in the upcoming November election.  
 

Jason Ravnsborg Bids for U.S. Senate Seat

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...

Lora Hubbel For Governor

Former state legislator Lora Hubbel is running for the Republican nomination for governor against incumbent Dennis Daugaard.  Hubbel opposes the Common Core education standards.  She also...

An Interview With Stace Nelson

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 were featured on SDPB ...

An Interview With Annette Bosworth

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 ...

An Interview with Larry Rhoden

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 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