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MERCER: Why silence isn’t golden in elections

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — There is only one thing to be said if you voted in South Dakota’s primary elections: Thank you. There weren’t very many of you.

Republicans had 236,689 people registered for the June 3 elections and 75,497 of them actually voted.

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MERCER: A big victory for a hunting resort on a tax dispute

May 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Dick Cheney, our nation’s previous vice president, was known to hunt pheasants on occasion at Paul Nelson Farm near Gettysburg.

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MERCER: Goodbye, AOL

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — We have been together since April 3, 1995. There were some slick patches, sure. But nothing so bad I felt I had to leave. There is a lot to be said [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”650825″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Lawmakers, governor working on 2015 legislation

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The 2014 legislative session ended March 31 in a matter of 10 minutes without any vetoes to consider on veto day. But discussions [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”634094″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”hei…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Lawmakers, governor working on 2015 legislation

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The 2014 legislative session ended March 31 in a matter of 10 minutes without any vetoes to consider on veto day. But discussions [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”634094″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”hei…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Not all candidates misuse Legislature for their campaigns

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE —- Four members of the Legislature are seeking statewide office this year. With three weeks left in the 2014 legislative session, a good [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”554382″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Legislators don’t seem to listen on term limits

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Never underestimate Charlie Hoffman.

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MERCER: SD’s women in politics: Hear ’em roar

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The decision by state Rep. Susan Wismer to run for the Democratic nomination for governor means there could be at least three women [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”502724″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Another beat-down for teacher morale

January 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Talk about a fascinating political statement. State senators voted 19-16 the other day to reject a resolution recognizing South Dakota [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”497746″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Bob Mercer, Capitol Co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: Another beat-down for teacher morale

January 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Talk about a fascinating political statement. State senators voted 19-16 the other day to reject a resolution recognizing South Dakota [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”497746″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Bob Mercer, Capitol Co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com