COVID-19 pandemic creates questions for upcoming primary elections in Codington County (Audio)

April 14, 2020
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.—South Dakota’s June primary elections are seven weeks from today, and in Watertown’s case, there are questions about where people will go to vote.

Codington County Auditor Cindy Brugman spoke at today’s county board meeting…

The county also needs to line up poll workers, and protect them from COVID-19….

Commissioner Lee Gabel hopes people will vote absentee, so they can vote from home.….

Brugman says people have until 5:00 p.m. May 18th to change their party affiliation for the June 2nd primary.