LIVE: Kristi Noem secures another four years as Governor of South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Kristi Noem won reelection as Governor of South Dakota on Tuesday, beginning her second term as the chief executive of the Mount...

November 9, 2022
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RAPID CITY, S.D. – Kristi Noem won reelection as Governor of South Dakota on Tuesday, beginning her second term as the chief executive of the Mount Rushmore State. Noem defeated challenger Jamie Smith Her victory continues the unbroken streak of Republican governorship in South Dakota that has ran since 1972. This comes after an SDSU poll showed a close race, with the two candidates being statistically tied in the weeks leading up to the election. Governor Noem raised a historic amount of money for her campaign, over $12 million, much of which was raised out-of-state.