Category: South Dakota

South Dakota Republicans Approve New Platform, Resolutions

South Dakota Republicans Approve New Platform, Resolutions

The South Dakota Republican Party held their convention in Aberdeen Saturday to select committeemen and women, nominate a Public Utilities Commission candidate, adopt a platform and confirm some resolutions. There were 184 registered delegates present from 35 counties.

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Many Good Resolutions Drafted at SD GOP Convention

Many Good Resolutions Drafted at SD GOP Convention

About 20 proposed resolutions were considered by the South Dakota GOP Convention Resolutions Committee this afternoon in Aberdeen. They covered topics such as Donald Trump, sustainable agriculture, education and our nation’s founding principles, Medicaid expansion, immigration, and the transgender agenda.

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SDGOP Proposed Resolution on Nonpartisan Elections

SDGOP Proposed Resolution on Nonpartisan Elections

I just testified at the South Dakota GOP Convention Resolutions Committee a few minutes ago in support of my proposed resolution against the South Dakota Nonpartisan Elections Constitutional Amendment V which will be on the ballot in the general election in November.

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Pro-Family Group Backs NC Gov McCrory Against Obama Bullying

Pro-Family Group Backs NC Gov McCrory Against Obama Bullying

Family Heritage Alliance Action applauds North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory for standing against the bullying from the Obama Department of Justice and its bathroom agenda. Family Heritage Alliance Action sincerely believes that unlike NC Governor McCrory, Governor Daugaard missed an opportunity to get out in front of this issue and help accommodate both sides in a peaceful and respectful manner.

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Libertarian Party Recognized in South Dakota

Libertarian Party Recognized in South Dakota

Today, South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs announced that a new recognized political party has been formed. The Libertarian Party submitted 7,859 valid signatures. The required number of signatures that must be submitted to form a new political party are 6,936.

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Money Flows Once Taxpayers are Securely on the Hook

Money Flows Once Taxpayers are Securely on the Hook

Remember a few months ago when RINO Governor Dennis Daugaard and his minions in the legislature told us we just had to have a $107 million tax increase to raise teacher pay? Now we learn about $2 million in “found” money in Rapid City that will go to give big salary boosts to people who aren’t teachers.

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South Dakota Joins AG Challenge to Federal Restroom, Locker Room Mandate

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that South Dakota will join other State Attorneys General in challenge to President Obama’s letter directive to school districts threatening both civil rights litigation and the withholding of educational funds to the States.

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Recount Looms in SD Districts 16 and 30

The only possible recounts from last night’s June 7th primary are from Legislative Districts 16 and 30. No other candidate can request a recount. The official state canvass is set to be held on Tuesday, June 14th at 9:00am Central Standard Time at the State Capitol in room 414.

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Overall, South Dakota Conservatives Do Well

Overall, South Dakota Conservatives Do Well

South Dakota held its Republican primary election yesterday. Though there were some disappointments, overall, South Dakota conservatives did pretty well in yesterday’s 2016 primary election. And there was a striking message in the presidential primary results, as well.

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Rick Kriebel a Positive Choice for District 32

Rick Kriebel a Positive Choice for District 32

Rick Kriebel has served on the school board in Rapid City, and also several years as a Rapid City alderman. Kriebel opposes Common Core Education standards, and wanton tax increases for education that don’t really address the reason why money is “short” for education. As his mailer points out, his opponent, incumbent Senator Alan Solano loves to vote for new and bigger taxes for South Dakotans to pay.

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