Attorney General Marty Jackley Announces Governor Bid

In a press release Attorney General Marty Jackley stated that he  will officially announce he is running for governor of South Dakota with a statewide tour on Oct. 3-4th.

“As your attorney general, I have fought to keep the streets of our communities safe for your children,” said Jackley. “Now I want to fight for their future.”

Jackley says the statewide tour will focus on South Dakota jobs, education and innovation.

The announcement tour will include stops in ten cities where Jackley will discuss his vision for the state with the people of South Dakota. Each stop will feature innovative South Dakota businesses and education institutions, including the renovated Erskine Building in Sturgis that used to be the elementary school Jackley attended and the SD School of Mines & Technology where he attended college.

Jackley has served as attorney general since 2009. He also served as the U.S. attorney for South Dakota from 2006 to 2009.

He grew up in Sturgis, SD, graduating from Sturgis High School in 1998. He graduated with honors from the SD School of Mines and Technology in 1992, having earned a degree in electrical engineering. He went on to receive his law degree from the USD School of Law in 1995.

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