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.


58° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

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!

 

Gant: 21 Percent Voter Turnout Needs To Be Better

June 7, 2012, 5:22 AM

Gant: 21 Percent Voter Turnout Needs To Be Better
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Secretary of State Jason Gant says he's disappointed with Tuesday's voter turnout of just above 21 percent.

Gant says democracy is decided by the people who show up and participate, and a 21 percent participation level is not a positive trend.

He says his office is active in civic education for young people through partnerships with Rock the Vote and Kids Voting, and officials will explore extending voter participation efforts for all age groups.

Gant also says that there have been significant improvements to the election reporting system. During previous elections, he said the system would crash if there were over 200 simultaneous users.

This year, he says the servers maintained stability.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored

 


View politics

You may also like

AG: Marriage Rights Must Coexist With Religious Freedom

7/2/2015 1:09 PM

Jackley said Thursday that the constitutional right to marry that's now guaranteed to same-sex couples must coexist with the constitutional right ...

Full Story
New Laws Bring Changes To Commercial Driver's Licenses

7/1/2015 6:52 AM

The new regulations raise the minimum age to apply for a commercial driver's license from 16 to 18.

Full Story
Election Law Changes To Go Before Voters In 2016 Election

6/30/2015 7:52 AM

The office announced late Monday that sampling showed nearly 14,200 valid signatures, a few hundred more than required.

Full Story
Delegation: All Claims From 2013 Wildfire To Be Denied

6/30/2015 10:59 AM

South Dakota's congressional delegation says all residents in South Dakota and North Dakota seeking damages from the federal government for a 2013...

Full Story
South Dakota Receiving Funding For Unemployment Services

6/30/2015 6:42 AM

The services funded will help people develop re-employment plans and give them referrals to re-employment services or training.

Full Story


Events