Two candidates in the race for governor were in Rapid City. Today
at the Democratic roundup tonight, gubernational candidate State Senator Billie Sutton says that he wants to give the people of South Dakota their voices back.
Sutton says, "I hope to bring a fresh perspective. One of the things I'm going to focus on alot in my campaign is giving state government back to the people and that means listening to the people. I'm looking forward to a better focus on how we balance our state budget and making sure that we were prioritizing dollars where they should be prioritized especially as an investment in education and that's something that we absolutely need to tackle and that ties right into workforce development."
Attorney General Marty Jackley says, "The biggest thing about this governor's race is leadership. What I've tried to do as Attorney General is to make sure I lead from the front, that I work and fight every day to protect South Dakotans when it comes to their economics, making sure taxes stay low, that we have limited government. To improve healthcare, to strengthen education and make sure we remain a very safe state."
Jackley plans on announcing his bid for governor in the next couple of weeks.
Congresswoman Kristi Noem, Terry LaFleur, and Sioux Falls native Lora Hubbel are also running for South Dakota governor.