LESTERVILLE, S.D.(WNAX)- Most legislative candidates are stepping up their campaigns, especially as early voting begins this week.
Julie Auch of Lesterville is running for a District 18 House seat.
She is running on some basic rights.
Auch says the state needs to be protected from an encroaching federal government.
Auch was one of the speakers at the Yankton County Lincoln Day dinner last Friday night.