South Dakota House of Representatives

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South Dakota
House of Representatives
South Dakota State Legislature
SouthDakota-StateSeal.svg
Type
Type
Term limits
4 terms (8 years)
History
New session started
January 14, 2020
Leadership
Steven Haugaard (R)
since January 8, 2019
Speaker pro Tempore
Spencer Gosch (R)
since January 8, 2019
Majority Leader
Lee Qualm (R)
since January 10, 2017
Minority Leader
Jamie Smith (D)
since January 8, 2019
Structure
Seats70
South Dakota State House of Representatives (59 Republicans, 11 Democrats).svg
Political groups
Majority

Minority

Length of term
2 years
AuthorityArticle III, South Dakota Constitution
Salary$6,000/session + $142 per legislative day
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2018
(70 seats)
Next election
November 3, 2020
(70 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Meeting place
South Dakota House of Representatives Chamber.JPG
House of Representatives Chamber
South Dakota State Capitol
Pierre, South Dakota
Website
South Dakota State Legislature

The South Dakota House of Representatives is the lower house of the South Dakota State Legislature. It is made up of 70 members, two from each legislative district. Two of the state's 35 legislative districts, Districts 26 and 28, are each subdivided into two single-member districts (26A/26B and 28A/28B).

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Composition

92nd Legislature (2019)
AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Republican Democratic Vacant
90th Legislature5812700
91st Legislature6010700
June 27, 2017 [1] 59691
September 5, 2017 [2] 60700
November 23, 2017 [3] 59691
92nd Legislature5911700
Latest voting share

Leadership

PositionNamePartyDistrict
Speaker of the House Steven Haugaard Republican10
Speaker pro tempore Spencer Gosch Republican23
Majority Leader Lee Qualm Republican21
Assistant Majority Leader Arch Beal Republican12
Majority Whips Michael Diedrich Republican34
Tim Goodwin Republican30
Jon Hansen Republican25
Kevin D. Jensen Republican16
Chris Karr Republican11
Minority Leader Jamie Smith Democratic15
Assistant Minority Leader Steven McCleerey Democratic1
Minority Whip Erin Healy Democratic14
Oren Lesmeister Democratic28A

Members of the 94th House

DistrictRepresentativePartyResidence
1 Steven McCleerey Democratic Sisseston
Tamara St. John Republican Sisseston
2 Lana Greenfield Republican Doland
Kaleb Weis Republican Aberdeen
3 Drew Dennert Republican Aberdeen
Carl E. Perry Republican Aberdeen
4 John Mills Republican Volga
Fred Deutsch Republican Florence
5 Hugh Bartels Republican Watertown
Nancy York Republican Watertown
6 Herman Otten Republican Tea
Isaac Latterell Republican Tea
7 Tim Reed Republican Brookings
Doug Post Republican Volga
8 Marli Wiese Republican Madison
Randy Gross Republican Elkton
9 Michael Saba Democratic Hartford
Rhonda Milstead Republican Hartford
10 Steven Haugaard Republican Sioux Falls
Doug Barthel Republican Sioux Falls
11 Mark Willadsen Republican Sioux Falls
Chris Karr Republican Sioux Falls
12 Arch Beal Republican Sioux Falls
Manny Steele Republican Sioux Falls
13 Sue Peterson Republican Sioux Falls
Kelly Sullivan Democratic Sioux Falls
14 Larry Zikmund Republican Sioux Falls
Erin Healy Democratic Sioux Falls
15 Jamie Smith Democratic Sioux Falls
Linda Duba Democratic Sioux Falls
16 David Anderson Republican Hudson
Kevin Jensen Republican Canton
17 Nancy Rasmussen Republican Hurley
Ray Ring Democratic Vermillion
18 Jean Hunhoff Republican Yankton
Ryan Cwach Democratic Yankton
19 Kent Peterson Republican Salem
Marty Overweg Republican New Holland
20 Lance Koth Republican Mitchell
Paul Miskimins Republican Mitchell
21 Lee Qualm Republican Platte
Caleb Finck Republican Tripp
22 Roger D. Chase Republican Huron
Vacant
23 Spencer Gosch Republican Glenham
James Wangsness Republican Miller
24 Tim Rounds Republican Pierre
Mary Duvall Republican Pierre
25 Tom Pischke Republican Dell Rapids
Jon Hansen Republican Dell Rapids
26A Shawn Bordeaux Democratic Mission
26B Rebecca Reimer Republican Chamberlain
27 Steve Livermont Republican Martin
Peri Pourier Democratic Pine Ridge
28A Oren Lesmeister Democratic Parade
28B Sam Marty Republican Prairie City
29 Thomas J. Brunner Republican Nisland
Kirk Chaffee Republican Whitewood
30 Julie Frye-Mueller Republican Rapid City
Tim Goodwin Republican Rapid City
31 Timothy Johns Republican Lead
Dayle Hammock Republican Spearfish
32 Scyller Borglum Republican Rapid City
Chris P. Johnson Republican Rapid City
33 Taffy Howard Republican Rapid City
David Johnson Republican Rapid City
34 Michael Diedrich Republican Rapid City
Jess Olson Republican Rapid City
35 Tina Mulally Republican Rapid City
Tony Randolph Republican Rapid City

Past composition of the House of Representatives

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Jenna Netherton is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 5 since January 11, 2013. Netherton served consecutively from January 11, 2011 until January 11, 2013 in the District 15 seat. She is the daughter of Don Haggar, another former District 10 representative.

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Brock L. Greenfield is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota Senate. Greenfield was consecutively a member of the House for District 6 from January 2009 until January 11, 2013, and a member of the South Dakota Senate for District 6 from January 2001 until January 2009. Greenfield has represented District 2 since January 10, 2015.

Jean M. Hunhoff is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 18 since January 2015. She also served consecutively in the South Dakota Legislature from January 2001 until January 2007 in the South Dakota House of Representatives District 18 seat. Between those two House stints, she represented District 18 in the South Dakota Senate from 2007 to 2015. Hunhoff was the mayor of Yankton from 1995 until 1997.

References

  1. Don Haggar (R-10) resigned to accept a job offer
  2. Doug Barthel appointed to replace Don Haggar (R-10)
  3. Craig Tieszen (R-34) died