Category: South Dakota

Vietnam Vet’s Unit Wiped Out in Mekong Delta

Vietnam Vet’s Unit Wiped Out in Mekong Delta

On Saturday, October 8, Rapid City architect Richard J. McConnell will visually speak about his Vietnam War experiences as a riverine lieutenant in the Mekong Delta with the US Army’s 9th Infantry Division and 86th Engineer Battalion.

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Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 6

Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 6

With the election coming up in South Dakota and a large crop of Republicans running for the state’s many legislative seats, people are interested in whether these representatives can be relied on to uphold Republican values and principles. As we saw last year and in previous years, “Republicans” don’t always behave like Republicans.

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Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 5

Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 5

With the election coming up in South Dakota and a large crop of Republicans running for the state’s many legislative seats, people are interested in whether these representatives can be relied on to uphold Republican values and principles. As we saw last year and in previous years, “Republicans” don’t always behave like Republicans.

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Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 4

Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 4

Read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. With the election coming up in South Dakota and a large crop of Republicans running for the state’s many legislative seats, people are interested in whether these representatives can be relied on to uphold Republican values and principles. As we saw last year and in previous years, “Republicans” don’t always behave like Republicans. I sent out a simple questionnaire this weekend to all the legislative candidates for whom I had contact information, asking if they supported the South Dakota GOP Platform, and if they could not support the entire platform, to state which parts they could not support. I have already received some responses, and will post others as they come in. I have no contact information for Nancy York, Lance Carson or Charles M. Turbiville and thus was not able to submit these questions to them. If you […]

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Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 3

Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 3

With the election coming up in South Dakota and a large crop of Republicans running for the state’s many legislative seats, people are interested in whether these representatives can be relied on to uphold Republican values and principles.

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South Dakota Early Voting Begins Sept. 23

South Dakota Early Voting Begins Sept. 23

Absentee voting will begin for registered South Dakota voters Friday, September 23rd, 46 days prior to the general election held on Tuesday, November 8th. Secretary of State Shantel Krebs expects a high turnout across South Dakota, “South Dakota always ranks in the top ten in the nation for voter turnout and we expect to have that trend continue in 2016.”

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Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 2

Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 2

Read Part 1 here. With the election coming up in South Dakota and a large crop of Republicans running for the state’s many legislative seats, people are interested in whether these representatives can be relied on to uphold Republican values and principles. As we saw last year and in previous years, “Republicans” don’t always behave like Republicans. I sent out a simple questionnaire this weekend to all the legislative candidates for whom I had contact information, asking if they supported the South Dakota GOP Platform, and if they could not support the entire platform, to state which parts they could not support. I have already received some responses, and will post others as they come in. I have no contact information for Nancy York, Lance Carson or Charles M. Turbiville and thus was not able to submit these questions to them. If you have an email address or contact form […]

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Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 1

Candidates on the South Dakota GOP Platform, Part 1

With the election coming up in South Dakota and a large crop of Republicans running for the state’s many legislative seats, people are interested in whether these representatives can be relied on to uphold Republican values and principles. As we saw last year and in previous years, “Republicans” don’t always behave like Republicans.

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Non-Partisan Primary Measure: Follow the Money

Non-Partisan Primary Measure: Follow the Money

Today, South Dakotans Against V released an ad exposing the real masterminds behind the so-called “nonpartisan” election amendment.

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Larry Rhoden

Defeat 22 Kickoff in Rapid City

Defeat 22, the campaign to defeat South Dakota’s Initiated Measure 22 at the ballot box this year, held a campaign kickoff event in Rapid City this evening. It was hosted by Americans for Prosperity, one of the coalition members of Defeat 22.

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