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Smith and Bengs Visit Yankton

Yankton, S.D. – Both Gubernatorial candidate Jamie Smith and Senatorial candidate Brian Bengs visited Yankton yesterday. Both candidates took time to speak at the Yankton County Democrats pot luck which was held at Riverside Park. Bengs added that getting to meet people and speak to them is crucial to his campaign. Both candidates will continue campaigning around

Dems meet in Ft. Pierre for state convention

Fort Pierre, S.D. – A lifelong Independent from Aberdeen, Bengs is running as a Democrat against three-term Republican incumbent John Thune from Murdo in the Nov. 8 General Election. “John Thune has $16 million in backing from special interests and I do not,” Bengs told the Capital Journal after attending the 2022 State Convention of

Democratic Hopefuls Stop In Yankton

Yankton, S.D. – Brian Bengs, an Aberdeen assistant professor and former Judge Advocate General (JAG) attorney, is challenging John Thune, the second-ranking GOP senator. Thune previously served in the U.S. House and is seeking his fourth U.S. Senate term. Thune has touted his seniority as an asset for South Dakota, which he said will grow

South Dakota Democrats strategize on abortion, elections

Pierre, S.D. – The Democratic Party has backed ballot measure campaigns in the past and has seen some success. Most recently, it helped defeat a constitutional amendment that would have made it more difficult for ballot measures that raise taxes or spend significant government funds. “South Dakota has an independent streak and a lot of

Get to know U.S. Senate candidate Brian Bengs

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate Brian Bengs addressed different topics during his appearance on KSDN. Bengs will be running for a political office for the first time in his career. Bengs explains why he’s running. Bengs will challenge Senator John Thune in the November elections. Listen to the full interview here.

Democrat Bengs Seeks Major Upset In US Senate Race

Yankton, S.D. – Bengs says it’s time for a change. “My message is there’s a lot of problems in this country, and John Thune isn’t really addressing them. He’s a career politician, and I’m not,” Bengs said during a recent media interview in Yankton. Bengs has served in the military, as a lawyer and as

Empowering democracy for ‘regular folks’

Huron, S.D. – Bengs spent a significant amount of his life in the military, joining the Navy immediately after graduating from high school in Iowa. After military service, he received a degree in history from Iowa State University and got his law degree from the University of Iowa. That led to a 19-year career with the