(KWAT)—Neal Tapio was the director of the Donald Trump for President campaign in South Dakota in 2016. Tapio made it official—he’d like to join the Commander In Chief in Washington D.C. Tapio, a first term Republican State Senator from Watertown—officially launched his campaign for South Dakota’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives….
Tapio talked about his diverse work background….
Tapio is entering the race a little more than four months before the Republican Primary, while his opponents, Dusty Johnson and Shantel Krebs, have been raising money and campaigning since last year. Tapio says that’s by design….
Tapio says he’ll balance campaigning and doing his work as a state legislator by surrounding himself with great people…
Tapio says longtime friend and former state legislator Al Koistinen will serve as his campaign treasurer.