Daily Kos – Competitive Senate Race in South Dakota!

Washington, D.C. – The heartland used to be a Democratic stronghold but many now believe that the Democratic Party cannot compete in rural America. In 2004, 6 of 8 Senate seats in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska were held by Democrats. Today, that number is 0. We are trying to determine if the Democratic Party lost these states due to shifting ideologies amongst voters, or due to a lack of effort by the Party itself. We believe it is the latter. Brian Bengs is running for U.S. Senate to give a voice to middle and working-class South Dakotans who have been forgotten for far too long.

Read the article from the campaign in the Daily Kos here!