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SD HOUSE VOTES TO IMPEACH RAVNSBORG

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THE SOUTH DAKOTA HOUSE HAS VOTED THIRTY SIX TO THIRTY ONE TO IMPEACH ATTORNEY GENERAL JASON RAVNSBORG.

REPRESENTATIVE WILL MORTENSON OF PIERRE PRESENTED THE OPENING STATEMENT AGAINST THE ATTORNEY GENERAL:

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DURING DEBATE OF THE ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT, REPRESENTATIVE NANCY YORK OF WATERTOWN SAID EVERYONE HAS TO BE TREATED EQUALLY, AND SHE BELIEVES LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS LOST CONFIDENCE IN THE ATTORNEY GENERAL:

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A TRIAL WILL NOW BE HELD IN FRONT OF THE STATE SENATE, STARTING NO SOONER THAN MAY SECOND.

IT WILL TAKE A TWO THIRDS MAJORITY OF THE SENATE TO CONVICT RAVNSBORG.

Jerry Oster contributed to this story