Dem’s 2006 Candidate for Governor, Jack Billion, passes away

Jack Billion, who represented Democrats in their 2006 race for Governor has passed away yesterday, according to reports.

Billion faced the uphill task of running against incumbent Governor Mike Rounds as he pursued a second term of office, as Billion lost to Rounds on a vote of 62% to 36%

In addition to running for Governor, Bilion served as a State Representative from 1993-1996.

Services are currently pending.