Election Resources

Elevate Rapid City is committed to promoting business and personal advancement in western South Dakota through a targeted spotlight on jobs, infrastructure, and overall quality of life in and around the Black Hills region and Rapid City metro area. Together, we strive to embrace the heart and soul of our community through diversified growth and strong professional opportunities advocating the strengths of the Black Hills.

Key dates to know:

  • Early Voting began September 18
  • Voter Registration Deadline – October 19
  • General Election – November 3

CLICK HERE to view your sample ballot, request an absentee ballot or register to vote.

Meet The Candidates

In addition to voting for candidates at the Federal level, you will also have the opportunity to elect South Dakota state representatives. One senator and two representatives from each district serve as citizen legislators in Pierre.

The Elevate Rapid City 2020 Pro-Business Legislative Scorecard reflects the voting record of the fifteen Rapid City Area legislators on key issues our organization tracked during the 2020 legislative session. Elevate commits to promoting pro-business policy initiatives and believe it imperative to educate our business and economic community on key issues that were deliberated and how local legislators voted to support or oppose these proposals.

Pro-Business Legislative Scorecard

We asked all candidates 3 business and economic development-related questions. To view the responses click on the district below. Not sure what district you are in? View your sample ballot.

District 30 | District 32 | District 33 | District 34 | District 35

Ballot Measures

As the leading advocate promoting business and personal advancement, Elevate Rapid City has taken a stance on two of the ballot measures that will be on the South Dakota General Election Ballot. We would encourage you to vote "NO" on Constitutional Amendment A and "YES" on Constitutional Amendment B. To learn more about why the Elevate has taken these stances, CLICK HERE.

Government Affairs Connection

South Dakota Secretary of State Steve Barnett joined us earlier this month to talk about the General Election. Here's the latest straight from the SOS.

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