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Elected and Appointed Officials In South Dakota

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List of Elected and Appointed Officials

South Dakota Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(70)
State Senators(35)
US Representatives(1)
US Senators(2)
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Matt Michels
Marty J. Jackley,
Hon. Shantel Krebs
South Dakota U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Mike,Rounds

Year of Birth: 1954

A Senator from South Dakota; born in Huron, Beadle County, S. Dak.,October 24, 1954; B.S., South Dakota State University, 1977; insurance and realestate executive; member of the South Dakota state senate 1991-2000, serving asmajority leader 1995-2000; governor of South Dakota 2003-2011; elected as aRepublican to the United States Senate in 2014 for the term ending January 3,2021.

Phone: WASHINGTON, D.C.:(202) 224-5842

Party affiliation:Republican
Senator John,Thune

Year of Birth: 1961

A Senator and a Representative from South Dakota; born in Pierre,Hughes County, S. Dak., January 7, 1961; graduated from Jones County HighSchool, S. Dak., 1979; B.S., Biola University, La Mirada, Calif., 1983; M.B.A.,University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S. Dak., 1984; executive director,South Dakota state municipal league; board of directors, National League ofCities; staff, United States Senator James Abdnor of South Dakota 1985-1986;South Dakota state Republican party executive director 1989-1991; director,South Dakota state railroad division 1991-1993; director, South Dakota statemunicipal league 1993-1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifthand to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2003); was nota candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002, but wasan unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate; elected as a Republicanto the U.S. Senate in 2004; reelected in 2010, and again in 2016 for the termending January 3, 2023; vice-chair, Republican Conference (2009); chair,Republican Policy Committee (2009-2012); chair, Republican Conference (2012-);chair, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (One HundredFourteenth Congress).

Phone: Washington:(202) 224-2321

South Dakota U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : At Large ,
US House(1)
Congressional District : At LargeRepublican
Representative Representative Noem, Kristi L.

Representative Noem, Kristi L.
Year of Birth: 1971

A Representative from South Dakota; born in Watertown, CodingtonCounty, S.Dak., November 30, 1971; graduated from Hamlin High School, Hayti,S.Dak., 1990; attended Mount Marty College, Yankton, S.Dak.; attended NorthernState University, Aberdeen, S.Dak., 1990-1992; B.A., South Dakota StateUniversity, Brookings, S.Dak., 2011; farmer; rancher; member of the SouthDakota state house of representatives, 2007-2010; elected as a Republican tothe One Hundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3,2011-present).


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