Dusty Johnson announces re-election bid for a third term in U.S. House
February 1, 2022
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson of South Dakota is seeking reelection to a third term.
The 45-year-old Republican on Monday announced his run for the state’s lone House seat in a statement that touted his conservative record and effectiveness on agriculture policy.
He is facing a primary challenge from state lawmaker Rep. Taffy Howard, who is running to his political right.
Democrats have not announced a candidate for the general election.
Johnson has over $2 million in campaign funds at his disposal, while Howard has $114,000 in cash on hand.