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Opinion: Experience shows roadmap to legislative seat

January 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

I was a rookie that went three for three. I ran for GOP chairman of Sanborn County and won. Sanborn had about 20 percent of the population of Davison County, but I was only 26 years of age.
In the fall of 1975, the chairmen of Sanborn, Miner, McCook and Hanson counties met in Howard. We tried to find a “sacrificial lamb” to run for the Legislature, as the Democrats had held the three seats for four, six and eight years. Continue Reading