GOP man picked as running mate for Democrat
Published 06/02/2010, The Daily Republic
PIERRE — State Senate Democratic leader Scott Heidepriem, of Sioux Falls, on Tuesday became the first candidate for governor to announce his running mate. He chose a Republican businessman from Sioux Falls to join him on the Democratic ticket.
Heidepriem tapped Ben Arndt, who is little known outside Sioux Falls, as his running mate. The formal nomination remains to be made at the South Dakota Democratic Party’s state convention in Sioux Falls June 24.