Representative Carl Perry talks about his vote not to impeach Jason Ravnsborg

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Tuesday the South Dakota House voted to impeach Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg on a 36-31 vote with 3 excused.

District 3 Representative Carl Perry was among those that opposed.

Prior to the vote, Representative Fred Deutsch offered an amendment to eliminate malfeasance from the resolution.

Perry voted for this amendment and explains why.

The amendment was defeated on 48-19 vote.

Perry talked about what his stance on impeachment was at the start of the day.

Perry talks about the role Democrats played in the impeachment vote.

Perry was one of the last legislators to vote on the resolution.  He talks about why in the end he opposed it.

The resolution now moves on to the South Dakota Senate.  There is a minimum 20 days before the Senate can address it.