SD legislative candidate withdraws after arrest in prostitution sting




     CANOVA, S.D. (AP) - A Democratic candidate seeking a seat in the South
Dakota Legislature is withdrawing from the race. 
 
     David Skoglund of Canova says he will not continue to run for public office.
 
     The State Democratic Party has released a statement saying Skoglund was
arrested in a prostitution sting last week in Moorhead, Minnesota.
   
     Skoglund  was running for the state House of Representatives in District 8,
which includes Moody, Lake, Miner and Sanborn counties.

     The statement says, "the South Dakota Democratic Party did not know of
Mr. Skoglund's illegal activity, and we unequivocally condemn his deplorable
actions."
 
      Skoglund says he has no comment on the allegations.
  
 
     
 AP-WF-04-07-14 

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