Americans for Prosperity Action Congratulates Newly Elected, Re-Elected South Dakota State Legislators

Press Release

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Americans for Prosperity Action (AFP Action) tonight congratulates Sen. Jessica Castleberry (SD-35), Rep. Jon Hansen (HD-25), Rep. Chris Johnson (HD-32), and Bethany Soye (HD-09) on their elections to the South Dakota Legislature.

The group also thanks its dedicated activists for their tireless efforts in supporting these principled candidates.

AFP Action supported endorsed candidates through digital advertisements, direct mail, and citizen-to-citizen voter contact through its signature grassroots.

AFP Action Senior Advisor Don Haggar issued the following statement:

“Our activists congratulate Sen. Castleberry, Rep. Hansen, Rep. Johnson, and Bethany Soye on their respective victories that will ensure many positive policy reforms are instituted in South Dakota. We’re proud to have played a role in supporting principled leaders committed to keeping more money in South Dakotans’ pockets, advancing common-sense health care solutions, and increasing educational opportunity for every student. We look forward to seeing Sen. Castleberry, Rep. Hansen, Rep. Johnson, and Bethany Soye fight to put families first and continue to make South Dakota the best place to live, work, and raise a family.”

Background:

Americans for Prosperity Action Announces South Dakota Legislative Endorsements

Senator Jessica Castleberry (SD-35):

Sen. Jessica Castleberry has established herself as a principled leader by championing that increases access to quality, affordable health care and provides more educational opportunities for students. Sen. Castleberry also supports smart on crime, soft on taxpayer criminal justice reforms that make our communities safer and allow for more second chances.

Representative Jon Hansen (HD-25): As House Majority Whip, Rep. Jon Hansen has strongly advocated to increase economic opportunity so every South Dakotan has the chance to pursue their American dream. Rep. Hansen has supported tax reform that allows hardworking families keep more of what they earn and reduced red tape to make it easier for businesses to thrive and create jobs. Rep. Hansen will continue championing economic opportunity for all South Dakotans.

Representative Chris Johnson (HD-32): As a member of South Dakota’s House of Representatives, Chris Johnson consistently stands up for fiscal responsibility and champions policies to keep South Dakota’s economy on track. Rep. Johnson has fought to lower taxes and reduce red tape to make it easier for South Dakotans to earn a living. Rep. Johnson has also supported legislation that would increase access to quality, affordable health care and expand educational opportunities for all students.

Bethany Soye (HD-09): Bethany Soye will support legislation to expand educational opportunities and increase access to quality health care at a price South Dakotans can afford. Soye will also support smart on crime, soft on taxpayer criminal justice reforms in South Dakota.