SD Democratic Nominee For Gov Picks Running Mate – If State Convention Agrees


Jamie Smith

      South Dakota State Representative Jamie Smith, the Democratic nominee for governor,  has selected fellow House member Jennifer Keintz to be his running mate/

       While party nominees for governor are picked in the primary election, the choice for lieutenant governor is made at the party’s state convention – which for South Dakota Democrats begins today.

Keintz is the only person to announce their candidacy.

     A real estate broker by trade, Keintz is finishing her first term in the South Dakota House, representing a mostly rural district in the northeast corner of the state.