Voters in South Dakota will elect a representative for one at-large House seat, currently held by a Republican. They will also choose a governor, an office currently held by a Republican. See South Dakota’s primary results.
Rep. Kristi Noem (R) – who has won four elections to the House – was an early favorite to be the conservative state's next governor. The race tightened as the campaign came to a close. Her opponent is state Senate Minority Leader Billie Sutton (D), who was paralyzed in a rodeo accident. Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) is term-limited.
In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the senator said Barr’s views on executive power and domestic surveillance are “very troubling.” Other Senate Republicans predicted Barr’s confirmation will proceed smoothly.