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Vehle fights back inner-party challenge from Sibson

June 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

State Sen. Mike Vehle will go on to the general election after winning Tuesday’s Republican primary in District 20. Continue Reading

Senate candidates Sibson, Vehle clash over ideology

May 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Steve Sibson said he was “clearly a conservative challenging a liberal” in the race for the District 20 Republican state Senate nomination.
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GOP Senate primary candidates clash over ideology

May 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Sibson labels Vehle a ‘liberal,’ Vehle says the two are clearly different Continue Reading

LAWRENCE: GOP heads to election in a house divided

April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

There’s the Main Street side of the party, pro-business, pro-growth and pro-government. Then there are the tea party Republicans, the folks who believe the other Republicans are in league with the devil and Democrats, and aren’t sure which is worse. Continue Reading

Sibson to challenge Vehle for legislative seat

March 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Steve Sibson acknowledges his will be an uphill battle for District 20′s Senate seat, but he insists he will best represent the little guy.
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Reports show wide variance in campaign finance

October 29, 2010 in The Daily Republic

District 20 legislative candidates show a great disparity on how they raised money and how much they raised to run for office this year.
The pre-election filing deadline for campaign finance reports was Oct. 22.
State Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, raised nearly $15,000, with almost half of that coming from political action committees (PACs). Continue Reading

District 20 state Senate race Incumbent, two challengers compete for seat in Pierre

October 29, 2010 in The Daily Republic

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Steve “Sibby” Sibson said he wants to give voters a choice Tuesday.

Sibson is running as an independent candidate for state Senate in District 20, which consists of Davison and Aurora counties. Susan Thie is the Democratic candidate and the Republican candidate is state Sen. Mike Vehle. Continue Reading

Candidates for District 20 differ on S.D. budget issues

October 27, 2010 in The Daily Republic

The three District 20 state Senate candidates differed Tuesday evening on how to deal with the state’s potential budget deficit.
The candidates for the Senate seat representing Aurora and Davison counties state Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, Democratic candidate Susan Thie and independent candidate Steve “Sibby” Sibson spoke and fielded questions for almost an hour during a public forum at Mitchell Technical Institute’s Technology Center amphitheater. The race will be decided in Tuesday’s election. Continue Reading

Candidates for District 20 differ on S.D. budget issues

October 27, 2010 in The Daily Republic

The three District 20 state Senate candidates differed Tuesday evening on how to deal with the state’s potential budget deficit.
The candidates for the Senate seat representing Aurora and Davison counties state Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, Democratic candidate Susan Thie and independent candidate Steve “Sibby” Sibson spoke and fielded questions for almost an hour during a public forum at Mitchell Technical Institute’s Technology Center amphitheater. The race will be decided in Tuesday’s election. Continue Reading

Public forum on local issues is tonight at MTI

October 26, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Candidates for the state Senate and a discussion of Sunday off-sale of alcoholic beverages will be featured at the second of two political forums in Mitchell tonight.
The Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee is sponsoring the forum, which will be held at the Mitchell Technical Institute Technology Center amphitheater, 1800 E. Spruce St., at 7 p.m. Denny Kaemingk will be the moderator. Continue Reading