User uShare 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.

60° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options



Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started. | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news


Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


Three Candidates Endorsed By Daugaard Lose Senate Bids

June 5, 2012, 11:11 PM

Three Candidates Endorsed By Daugaard Lose Senate Bids
Gov. Dennis Daugaard


Gov. Dennis Daugaard's endorsement apparently didn't mean much to South Dakota voters when it came to choosing state senators.

Of the five candidates endorsed by the governor, three lost their bids - including incumbent Republican Sen. Tom Nelson.

Nelson was defeated by Spearfish businessman and Lawrence County Commissioner Bob Ewing.

Other Daugaard picks who lost included House Speaker Val Rausch against Sen. Tim Begalka of Clear Lake, and former lawmaker Mike Buckingham of Rapid City over Rep. Phil Jensen.

But Daugaard did endorse two apparent winners.

Sen. Bruce Rampelberg of Rapid City defeated George Ferebee of Hill City.  And Sen. Deb Peters narrowly won over Rep. Lora Hubbel of Sioux Falls.

Previous Story

Next Story



View politics

You may also like

Native American Paintings Get Hard Look Amid Capitol Repairs

10/12/2015 4:15 PM

A group of lawmakers and experts guiding the state Capitol's renovation is discussing how to overhaul the building's art collection that some ...

Full Story
Rapid City Dental Specialist Pursuing State House Seat

10/10/2015 12:00 PM

A Rapid City dental specialist says he's running for a seat in the state House of Representatives in the 2016 election.

Full Story
Finding A Speaker

10/9/2015 10:00 PM

House Republicans arrived for a closed door meeting today to try to determine who the next Speaker of the House will be.

Full Story | Watch
Number Of Ballot Measures Could Be Higher Than Ever

10/9/2015 5:00 PM

Whether you are at a kids' soccer game or running to the grocery store there's a good chance you'll see petitioners who are looking to get...

Full Story | Watch