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Tornberg seeks seat for District 16 State House

Posted July 14, 2016 at 5:00 am

Ann Tornberg, of rural Beresford, S.D., recently announced her candidacy for the State House representing District 16. She is a retired teacher, family farm owner, and legislative aide who served in Pierre each day of the past four legislative sessions.

Tornberg states: “I believe we need transparency, accountability, and balance in state government. South Dakota is one of only 10 states which allow gubernatorial appointment after a legislator resigns. In the last 2016 Legislature, two of our three District 16 legislators were hand-picked by the Governor rather than elected by District 16 voters.”

Tornberg has been a District 16 resident since she moved to Beresford in 1970 at age 15. She is a graduate of Beresford High School in 1974, Augustana College

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