Nesselhuf Statement on Matt Varilek for SD

South Dakota Democratic Party Chairman Ben Nesselhuf released the following statement after Matt Varilek officially announced his candidacy for Congress:

“Congresswoman Kristi Noem is quickly learning that good South Dakotans won’t stand by while she votes to end Medicare as we know it to pay for more giveaways to millionaires. I welcome Matt Varilek into the race with Jeff Barth and look forward to hearing a long-awaited focus on jobs both will bring to this race.”

Matt Varilek joins Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth in seeking the Democratic nomination for South Dakota’s lone congressional seat. More information on both candidates can be found at and or by following them on Facebook at Matt for SD and Jeff Barth for Congress.

For more information, please contact Ben Nesselhuf at 605-271-5405 or


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