Senator John Thune to announce soon whether he will seek re-election

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Senator John Thune says he will decide soon on running for another term next year.

He says he is not in a rush to announce.

Thune says he will decide by the end of this year

Thune was first elected to the Senate in 2004 when he defeated incumbent democratic Senator Tom Daschle. He was then reelected in 2010 and 2016.