Noem to announce running mate selection on Wednesday

KSFY News has learned that South Dakota Republican gubernatorial candidate Kristi Noem will announce her choice for a running mate tomorrow.

The date of the announcement would coincide with the first day of the South Dakota Republican Party Convention in Pierre.

The running mate announcement will be made on Noem's campaign Facebook page sometime tomorrow.

Earlier in the day on Tuesday, a group of current and former Republican state lawmakers released a statement backing Dan Kaiser of Aberdeen for the post. Kaiser currently serves in the South Dakota House of Representatives.

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