User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


71° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

 

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Voter Turnout Falls Short Of Gant's Prediction

June 3, 2014, 11:13 PM by Perry Groten

Voter Turnout Falls Short Of Gant's Prediction
PIERRE, SD -

South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant acknowledged that voter turnout will fall well short of his 50-percent prediction.

Statewide turnout stood at about 16-percent late Tuesday night, before final results came in from Minnehaha and Pennington counties, the two largest in South Dakota.

Gant said the low turnout could have been the result of rainy weather or too many heavily-favored front runners may have discouraged people from voting.

Gant says he hopes more people will be energized to vote in the November general election.

Gant says he's pleased with the progress of vote centers across the state as well as the mobile app directing people to polling places.

South Dakota Primary Election Results

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored
 

View politics

You may also like

Annette Bosworth Trial Begins Wednesday

5/19/2015 9:49 PM

The trial for former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth begins Wednesday.

Full Story | Watch
New Buffer Strip Plan Speeds Implementation, Carries Fines

5/18/2015 9:36 AM

The modifications were made early Monday to suit Gov. Mark Dayton's objections to an earlier proposal he regarded as too lax.

Full Story
Gov. Daugaard Appoints New Transportation Commissioner

5/20/2015 6:57 AM

Kyle White is the vice president of regulatory affairs at Black Hills Corporation in Rapid City.

Full Story
House Panel Approves $578.6 Billion For Defense Spending

5/19/2015 10:13 AM

The bill covers the core defense budget plus $88.4 billion for a war-fighting fund that finances military operations in Afghanistan, the Mideast and e...

Full Story
Board Backs Audit Committee Study Of Insurance Pool Deficit

5/18/2015 5:44 PM

The South Dakota Legislature's Executive Board has recommended that a legislative audit committee look into a school district insurance pool with ...

Full Story


Events