Noem sent letters a week ago bowing out as one of South Dakota’s presidential elector

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem sent official letters on December 7 withdrawing as a presidential elector and asking that South Dakota Republican Party chairman Dan Lederman serve in her place.

Lederman and two fellow Republicans, Lieutenant Governor Larry Rhoden and State Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, met at noon Monday in a room at the Capitol and cast South Dakota’s three electoral votes for Republican candidates Donald Trump and Mike Pence.