Republican who violated residency rule tapped to work in Secretary of State’s Office
A former South Dakota state House candidate forced to take his name off the ballot following revelations he violated legislative eligibility requirements has been hired by the state’s chief elections officer.
Brown County Republican Logan Manhart announced via social media Tuesday that he’s taken a position within the office of Secretary of State Monae Johnson, who rode election integrity stump speeches to an upset of fellow GOP member Steve Barnett at last year’s state convention.
“A year ago, I decided I wanted to serve in Pierre,” read a post on a social media account registered to Manhart on Tuesday morning. “Though perhaps not in the capacity I originally intended, I am excited to start my new job in the South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office.”
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