South Dakota Republican Party convention opens today

June 23, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–The South Dakota Republican Party Convention opens this morning at the Watertown Event Center.

Delegates from across the state will gather to set the party platform, resolutions, and select the site of the next state convention.

This year’s convention will be called to order at 10:00 a.m. today.

Convention delegates will nominate their candidates for the November general election on Saturday. Nominations for Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Public Utilities Commissisoner, State Treasurer, State Auditor and Commissioner of School and Public Lands will be made.

Convention Chairman Ried Holien expects around 1,300 delegates to participating in convention activities.