As East River votes are counted the race is neck and neck, depending upon which news outlet you're watching. At this hour KELO has it at 48-45, Sandlin. Fox News has it 49-45, Sandlin. No West River votes counted yet.
UPDATE FROM FOX News: 49-48, Sandlin. KELO: 48-45 Sandlin
No West River Precincts reporting.
UPDATE 8:06 P.M. 47-47 with 43 percent in.
UPDATE 8:17 P.M. 48-46 with 49 percent in, advantage NOEM
SECRETARY OF STATE WEB SITE AT 8:27: 47.54-46.32 advantage Sandlin
MELLETTE, PENNINGTON, SHANNON, STANLEY AND TODD COUNTIES HAVEN'T REPORTED. RACE TOO CLOSE TO CALL.
UPDATE: Noem takes the lead with Stanley, Mellette and Pennington partially reporting. Still too close. Meade and Pennington less than half precincts reporting showing near 60 percent for Noem.