Republican Thune retains South Dakota Senate seat

SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — South Dakota Republican John Thune has easily retained his US Senate seat in a rare unopposed race on Tuesday.
Senate historians say Thune is just the third Republican to run unopposed for the body since direct elections were established in 1913.
The outcome has been close the other two times Thune has run for Senate.
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