Noem happy with GOP candidate recruitment for 2022 elections  (Audio)

April 5, 2022
Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.–Last week was the deadline for Republican and Democrat candidates to get their names on the ballot for this year’s elections.

All 105 legislative seats are up for grabs, and Republican Governor Kristi Noem tells KWAT News she’s pleased with the number of people in her party who are willing to serve…

The governor says people run for public office for different reasons….

Noem herself is on the ballot this year, as she runs for a second term. She faces a primary challenge from Steve Haugaard, with Democrat Jamie Smith waiting to face the winner in November.

Noem says many of the topics she talks about on the campaign trail will be things the public has heard from her before…

Election Day is Tuesday November 8th.