Events fan flames of ‘food for votes’ dispute
Published 10/15/2010, The Daily Republic
The controversy over so called “food for votes” rallies grew Thursday as high-profile Democratic candidates conducted feeds and early voting rallies on the Lower Brule and Fort Thompson reservations.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, D-S.D., who faces Republican Kristi Noem and independent B. Thomas Marking on Nov. 2, defended the events against charges that they are illegal.
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