Tona Rozum

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Tona Rozum
Member of the South DakotaHouseofRepresentatives
from the 20th [1] district
Assumed office
January 11, 2011
Servingwith Lance Carson (2011–present)
Preceded by Noel Hamiel
Personal details
Born (1945-09-20) September 20, 1945 (age 72)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Mitchell, South Dakota

Tona L. Rozum [2] (born September 20, 1945) is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 20 since January 11, 2011. [3]

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Lance Allen Carson is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 20 since January 2007.

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References

  1. "Representative Tona Rozum". Pierre, South Dakota: South Dakota Legislature . Retrieved January 16, 2014.
  2. "Tona Rozum's Biography". Project Vote Smart . Retrieved January 16, 2014.
  3. http://www.sdlegislature.gov/legislators/historical_listing/LegislatorDetail.aspx?MemberID=3820
  4. "Official Results Primary Election - June 5, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota . Retrieved January 16, 2014.
  5. "Official Results General Election November 6, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
  6. "Official Results Primary Election June 8, 2010". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
  7. "2010 South Dakota Official General Election Results Legislature November 2, 2010". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
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