South Dakota State Senator Brock Greenfield to Chair 2018 South Dakota Republican State Convention
South Dakota Republican Party Chairman Dan Lederman announced today that he has chosen South Dakota State Senator Brock Greenfield to serve as the Chairman and presiding officer over the 2018 Republican State Convention.
“I’m excited today to tell South Dakota Republicans that a steady and experienced hand will be in charge as we elect candidates and set Republican policy statements for the coming election cycle,” Lederman said.
Greenfield, who serves as the President Pro Tempore of the South Dakota State Senate, represents Brown, Clark, Hamlin, and Spink counties. At the age of 43, Brock is the elder statesmen of the State Legislature. He has been serving in the South Dakota Legislature since 2001, and of currently elected legislators, Greenfield has the longest continuous service.
The state’s largest gathering of the Republican Party’s faithful is being held in South Dakota’s Capital City, Pierre on June 20th through the 23rd at the Ramkota River Center.
After choosing nominees for Congress & Governor in the Primary election just held on June 5th, at the convention the party will complete its slate of candidates for the November election, selecting the people who will run for Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Commissioner of School & Public Lands and Public Utilities Commission.
As part of the convention proceedings, the State Republican Party will also make resolutions that are voted on by participants, and to lay out their platform which helps to define the party’s beliefs during the election cycle.