SOUTH DAKOTA SENATE ELECTION 2014: Mike Rounds (R) – Rick Weiland (D) … (UPDATE: Race Called for Republican Mike Rounds, GOP+3)
+3 FOR THE GOP FOR CONTROL OF THE US SENATE …
The South Dakota Senate race has been called for Republican Mike Rounds. This makes it a net +3 for the GOP tonight in the battle to get to +6 and control of the Senate. Rounds wins the Senate seat formerly held by Democrat Tim Johnson who announced that he would not be seeking another term.
Republicans have picked up three Senate seats, Fox News projects, bringing them halfway to the six seats needed to take the majority.
In the latest pick-up, Fox News projects that South Dakota Republican Mike Rounds will beat Democrat Rick Weiland and independent Larry Pressler to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson.
Mike Rounds – Senate elect