Local Election results

Elections were held yesterday. There were 2 seats to be elected for House of Representatives in District 21. Winning those seats were Republican Lee Qualm with 5,434 votes and Democrat Julie Bartling with 5,151 votes. Also running was Democrat Gary Burrus who received 3,037 votes.

In Brule County they had an election for States Attorney. Republican David Natvig received 1,258 votes and Independent Theresa Maule Rossow received 1,004 votes. David Natvig will be the upcoming States Attorney in Brule County.

Gregory County had an Initiated Measure to amend the Gregory County Zoning ordinance by changing the classification of Wind Energy Systems from a conditional use to a permitted use. The yes votes were 348 and the no votes were 1,692.