Secretary of State candidate Monae Johnson talks ways to better run elections

HURON, S.D.(WNAX)- Monae Johnson, the republican candidate for South Dakota Secretary of State says she is running to improve the operations of state elections.

She says there are some questions about the numbers tabulated from the 2020 election.

Johnson says she wants to work with the legislature to improve the election process.

Johnson says county election officials need more training.

Johnson won the republican nomination over incumbent Secretary of State Steve Barnett at the state convention.

She faces democrat Tom Cool of Sioux Falls in November.