Legislative Candidate Forum

The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and the Aberdeen Area League of Women Voters are sponsoring a Legislative Candidate Forum on Saturday, May 14th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm hosted by Northern State University in the Kessler’s Champions Club in the Barnett Center at NSU.

We will follow the schedule below:

District 3 Candidates

9:00 am – 10:20 am

District 3 Senate: Rachel Dix and Al Novstrup
District 3 House: Emily Meier, Carl Perry, Rick Rylance, Brandei Schaefbauer, and Kaleb Weis

District 1 Candidates

10:30 am – 11:50 am

District 1 Senate: Joe Donnell and Michael Rohl
District 1 House: Jennifer Keintz, Logan Manhart, Steven McCleerey, and Tamara St. John

District 23 Candidates

12:00 pm – 1:20 pm

District 23 Senate: Bryan Breitling and Spencer Gosch
District 23 House: Brandon Black, Gregory Brooks, Scott Moore, and James Wangsness

At this event, all candidates running for House and Senate will have the opportunity to make 2-minute opening remarks, address submitted questions from attendees, and make 1-minute closing remarks. The forum will be moderated by Katie Washnok, 2022 Chamber Board of Directors Chair-Elect. It will also be streamed live by Dakota Broadcasting and then available on their website


May 14 2022


9:00 am - 1:20 pm


NSU Barnett Center
15th Ave SE and S State St, Aberdeen, SD