Dan Ahlers, a former member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, has filed to run for U.S. Senate.
Ahlers, a Democrat, will be running against Republican Senator Mike Rounds, who currently holds the seat and is up for re-election. Rounds hasn’t made an official announcement yet on if he’ll seek re-election, but he has filed a statement of candidacy.
Filings with the Federal Election Commission were submitted on Wednesday, September 25.
Ahlers served in the South Dakota State Senate, representing District 25 from Dec 2008 – Dec 2010. He also served in the state House from Dec 2006 – Dec 2008.
Former legislator Dan Ahlers said Thursday he plans to announce Monday he will be a Democratic candidate for election to a South Dakota seat in the U.S. Senate in the 2020 elections. Republican Mike Rounds currently holds the seat and is seeking re-election. #keloland— KELO Bob Mercer (@pierremercer) September 26, 2019