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.

37° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options


TEMPERATURE LOCATION | 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!


Daugaard-Backed Candidates Face SD Primary Foes

June 5, 2012, 5:23 AM

Daugaard-Backed Candidates Face SD Primary Foes

Voters across South Dakota are deciding 30 primary contests in state legislative races.

Five races have grabbed particular attention because Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard endorsed candidates in GOP Senate primaries.

Daugaard angered many conservative Republican lawmakers when he endorsed candidates they consider too liberal.

The governor endorsed House Speaker Val Rausch of Big Stone City in a Senate primary against Sen. Tim Begalka of Clear Lake, and he backed Sen. Deb Peters of Hartford over Rep. Lora Hubbel of Sioux Falls.

In western South Dakota Senate races, Daugaard endorsed Sen. Bruce Rampelberg of Rapid City over challenger George Ferebee of Hill City, Sen. Tom Nelson of Lead against Lawrence County Commissioner Bob Ewing of Spearfish, and former lawmaker Mike Buckingham of Rapid City over Rep. Phil Jensen of Rapid City.

Find all your primary election resources, including live results as they come in, on our Campaign 2012 page of

Previous Story

Next Story




View politics

You may also like

Two City Council Members Resign In Hartford

11/19/2015 5:30 PM

Two members of the Hartford city council have resigned.

Full Story
House Votes To Curb Syrian Refugees, Snubs Obama Veto Threat

11/19/2015 1:55 PM

Thursday's passage came on a 289-137 vote — exceeding the two-thirds majority that would be needed to override a veto.

Full Story
Obama Calls Russia 'The Outlier' In IS Fight

11/24/2015 12:16 PM

President Barack Obama is offering a harsh assessment of Russia's role as he addresses the global effort to fight the Islamic State.

Full Story
Lawmakers Push For Cuts To Drug Sentences

11/18/2015 10:46 AM

Federal lawmakers in Washington D.C. and state lawmakers in Minnesota are both looking at cutting prison sentencing for some drug offenses.

Full Story
House To Vote Thursday On Syrian Refugee Bill

11/18/2015 5:00 PM

The first Congressional action in response to the Paris terror attacks could come as soon as Thursday.  

Full Story | Watch