Senate candidate Brian Bengs updates on his campaign

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Brian Bengs, the democratic candidate for the US Senate in South Dakota says he is still working through ideas to help with his campaign themes.

Bengs appeared at the Yankton County Democratic Picnic and says he is also focused on raising money for his challenge to incumbent republican Senator John Thune.

Bengs says a million dollars is the minimum to run an effective statewide race.

Bengs, a former instructor at Northern State University, is making his first run at elective office.