The balanced budget amendment, Amendment P, is holding strong.
Reporter Mary Garrigan spoke to Elena Her Many Horses a Tribal election worker today. Here is what she had to say:
A registered Democrat from Pine Ridge, Her Many Horses voted for Obama. She predicted Obama would carry the Pine Ridge Reservation -- and every other U.S. reservation -- by at least a 75 percent margin. "I think he'll win big on every reservation," she said.
That photo of ballots coming into the Pennington County Courthouse is great news.
Noem holds onto her 19 percentage point lead with 208 of 735 precincts reporting. Romney is winning South Dakota by 21 points.
My home state of Illinois goes blue.
Obama just took New Hampshire.
So, who thinks we'll know who the next president is by the end of Nov. 6?
With all precincts partially reporting, it looks like the Republicans are holding tight to the local state representative seats in 32, 33, 34 and 35
State Sen. Phil Jensen is leading by more than 30 points in district 33.
Noem now has a 17 point lead over Varilek with 311 of 735 precincts reporting.
South Dakotans do not seem to be interested in either education ballot questions.
The one-cent sales tax (measure 15) is a no by 15 percentage points with 311 precincts reporting. And, education reform (law 16) is a no by 37 points.
@Chuckles a person I chatted with only voted for 15 and 16 and left the other blank.
The balanced budget (P) is looking good for passing with 27 percentage points
@Tory That's a tough, but great question.
U.S. House Race: Noem 58% Varilek 41% with 331 precincts reporting.