Nancy Rasmussen to primary District 16 Senator Jim Bolin

HURLEY, S.D.(WNAX)- Former legislator Nancy Rasmussen of Hurley is running for the state Senate seat in District 16.

She says her eight years in the House were productive.

Rasmussen says she was involved in helping young people get involved in government.

Rasmussen says she would again take an active role in education.

Rasmussen will face incumbent Senator Jim Bolin of Canton in the republican primary on June seventh.

Rasmussen lost in a narrow District 17 primary recount to Senator Art Rusch of Vermillion in 2020.