Jackley Announces Bid For Attorney General

Jackley Announces Bid For Attorney General

PIERRE — Former South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says he will run again for his old job in 2022. Jackley’s announcement comes as current Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg faces calls for his resignation and potential impeachment for his involvement in a fatal car crash last September near Highmore. Jackley says he’s been getting countless phone calls from people encouraging him to get into the race…

Jackley says he misses the job…

Governor Kristi Noem has asked Ravnsborg to step down. So have several statewide law enforcement organizations. Jackley says it up to the attorney general if he is to resign or not…

Jackley was attorney general from 2009 to 2019, winning reelection twice. He lost a Republican primary battle to Gov. Kristi Noem in 2018.