The Rapid City Journal is highlighting Attorney General Marty Jackley as one of the “Black Hills Residents who may have a big year ahead” in today’s paper:
Throughout the year, Jackley will also raise money and build a team of volunteers for his gubernatorial bid in 2018, when he will face at least one opponent, U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, for the Republican nomination to succeed term-limited GOP Gov. Dennis Daugaard.
Jackley said he will manage his schedule by prioritizing.
“I’m focused, No. 1, on being a dad and a husband, and No. 2 on being attorney general, and No. 3 on running for governor,” he said.
Jackley, 46, has several other Black Hills ties despite his job in Pierre. He has an undergraduate degree from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, and his wife, Angela, with whom he has two school-age children, is a graduate of Rapid City Central High School. When not at home in Pierre, the Jackleys like to spend time at one of Angela’s two family ranches near Rapid City, or Jackley’s father’s farm near Vale. Jackley’s parents still reside in Sturgis, and his sister, Jocelyn Hafner, is an assistant principal at Rapid City Stevens High School.