The race is on for South Dakota governor.
Republican Kristi Noem picked Larry Rhoden of Union Center as her running mate.
And Democrat Billie Sutton is going with Sioux Falls businesswoman Michelle Lavallee.
Lavallee stopped in the Black Hills this week.
The Sutton campaign released a poll earlier this week that showed them trailing Noem by just four points.
She knows winning as a Democrat in South Dakota is a big challenge.
Statistically, it seems like more of a dead heat. But truly, it's about getting our message out there. I think Billie's been at this for about a year, traveling all across the state. For me, it's just been six weeks. But boy, we've been out there very day meeting with folks and telling our message. A message is resonating about moving beyond the status quo and making change.
Lavallee says the biggest change they want to make is bipartisanship, making sure all voices are heard.