Military Veteran, State Representative, Wife, Mother, and Businesswoman.

Grow Jobs and Reduce Taxes

• Helped lead the fight during the 2022 Legislative Session to repeal the grocery tax. [1]
• Sponsored and cosponsored legislation to limit property taxes, and reduce sales and use taxes. [2]
• Strongly opposed Biden’s so-called “Build Back Better” plan.
• Vice Chair of House Appropriations, working to reduce spending, cut government red tape, and stimulate real job growth. [3]

Defend the Second Amendment

• Defeated ‘red flag’ gun confiscation in Pierre. [8]
• Co-sponsored Constitutional Carry law and the Second Amendment Preservation Act. [9]

   Endorsed and “A+” Rated
   by the National Association for Gun Rights

Supporting Business and Agriculture

• Helped lead the fight to ensure South Dakota had no mask mandates or government shutdowns. [4]
• Cosponsored legislation to make it more difficult for counties to increase property taxes. [5]
• Stands with South Dakota’s farmers and ranchers against government overreach in OSHA and the EPA.
• Stands against the Green New Deal and will vote against all attempts to use “climate change” to tax and restrict agricultural production.
• Proponent of Mandatory Country Of Origin Labeling (M-COOL).
• Sponsored legislation to create a property tax relief fund. [6]
• Cosponsored a bill to allow ag producers to sell their own products without licensing and fees. [7]

Taffy Howard is a veteran of the United States Air Force. Use of military rank, job titles, or photographs in uniform does not imply the endorsement of the Department of Defense or the Department of the U.S. Air Force.

1 Journal of the South Dakota House – SB 117 as amended, Mar. 7, 2022, 2 Journal of the South Dakota House – HB 1330, Feb. 14, 2022 | HB 1202, Feb. 26, 2020 | SB 150, Feb. 15, 2018, 3 Journal of the South Dakota House – SJR 5, Feb. 12, 2018 , 4 Journal of the South Dakota House – HB 1297, Mar. 30, 2020, 5 Journal of the South Dakota House – HB 1203, Feb. 14, 2022, 6 Journal of the South Dakota House – HB 1125, Feb. 12, 2019, 7 Journal of the South Dakota House – HB 1322, Mar. 28, 2022, 8 Journal of the South Dakota House – SB 82, Jan. 27, 2020, 9 Journal of the South Dakota House – HB 1052, Feb, 22, 2022 | SB 47, Jan. 29, 2019 | SB 38, Jan. 8, 2019

Dusty Johnson votes with the Democrats for skyrocketing inflation and the hard-Left agenda.

Dusty Johnson votes like a Democrat.

On June 7th vote Taffy Howard, the Republican for Congress.

1, 2 Clerk of the United States House – H.R. 4521, Feb. 4, 2022, 3 Clerk of the United States House – H.R. 4350, Sept. 23, 2021, 4 H.J.R. 46, Roll Call 94, Feb. 26, 2019 | H.J.R. 46, Roll Call 127, Mar. 26, 2019 | Clerk of the United States House – S.J.R. 54, Roll Call 553, Sept. 27, 2019

• According to independent sources, Dusty has voted for $5,251,751,320,000 (that’s $5.2 TRILLION) in out-of-control federal spending which is causing inflation. [1]

• That’s more than double the spending supported by conservative Republican leaders like Jim Jordan and Andy Biggs, and THREE TIMES more than other conservatives like Rep. Thomas Massie.

• Dusty voted for Pelosi’s so-called “America Competes Act,” which gives billions in benefits to China and was another payoff to Pelosi’s political allies. [2]

• Under the guise of “military spending,” Dusty voted for Pelosi’s legislation forcing women to register for the draft. [3]

• Dusty also voted with Pelosi to require ‘gender advisors’ in the military, and voted for “red flag” gun confiscation for all servicemen and women. [3]

• When it really counted, Dusty sided with Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to vote against President Trump’s wall three times. [4]