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Monday, February 7, 2011

Some folks fight poverty; others just love it--for others.

Below is a list of every South Dakota Senator and Representative who voted on poverty-related legislation this year and received a grade. Click on any name to learn more. And here to see national report.
Governor:
Dennis Daugaard
Capital:
Pierre
Population:
796,513
Poverty rate:
13.5%
Anti-poverty organizations:
South Dakota Voices for ChildrenVolunteers of America- Dakotas

= vote to fight poverty = vote against fighting poverty
Senate1234567891011121314
Tim JohnsonYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes100A+
John ThuneNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNo7F



















House12345678910111213141516
Stephanie Herseth SandlinALYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYes69B

1 comment:

larry kurtz said...

to quote Montana Cowgirl: "Protect the unborn. After you're born, fuck off."

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