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In SD Congressional Race, Herseth Leads 50% to 47%

Democrat Stephanie Herseth holds a very narrow lead in her bid for a full term in the U.S. House of Representatives. The latest Rasmussen Reports survey found Herseth leading challenger Larry Diedrich 50% to 47%. Herseth won the seat by barely defeating Diedrich (50.6% to 49.4%) in a special election on June 1 of this year. She filled the seat vacated by former Congressman Bill Janklow who resigned after being convicted on charges related to an auto accident in which one person died.

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