Poll released by Gov. Noem shows strong support for cutting sales tax on groceries

Governor Kristi Noem has released a poll indicating that South Dakotans strongly prefer the elimination of the grocery sales tax to other potential tax cut options.

The poll was conducted by Front Porch Strategies and was paid for by the “South Dakota Strong Leadership” PAC.

According to this poll, 75% of South Dakotans support eliminating the sales tax on groceries.

According to a press release from the governor, when informed of the pros and cons of each option, 58% prefer eliminating the grocery tax, 29% prefer reducing property taxes, and 3% prefer reducing the overall sales tax rate.


February 21, 2023