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Letter to the Editor: Bengs Cares About Democracy

“I learned Brian was a 26-year Air Force and Navy veteran. He was a lieutenant colonel and Judge Advocate General corps officer whose job was to make sure the defense department was as ethical as possible. He taught courses at the Air Force Academy and the NATO school. He’s not a career politician; he is an average

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Pierre, S.D. – Senate candidate helps feeding SD during the recent South Dakota Democratic Party’s 2022 State Convention in Fort Pierre, U.S. Sen. candidate Brian Bengs volunteered at Feeding South Dakota in Pierre. The project involved packing food boxes for distribution across the state. “Packing boxes for Feeding SD as part of a large group

Senate candidate Brian Bengs updates on his campaign

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Brian Bengs, the democratic candidate for the US Senate in South Dakota says he is still working through ideas to help with his campaign themes. Bengs, a former instructor at Northern State University, is making his first run at elective office. Bengs appeared at the Yankton County Democratic Picnic and says he is also

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