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South Dakota House of Representatives

South Dakota
House of Representatives
South Dakota State Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Term limits
4 terms (8 years)
New session started
January 10, 2014
Dean Wink (R)
Since January 10, 2015
Speaker pro Tempore
G. Mark Mickelson (R)
Since January 10, 2015
Majority Leader
Brian Gosch (R)
Since January 10, 2015
Minority Leader
Spencer Hawley (D)
Since January 10, 2015
Seats 70
Political groups

Governing party

Opposition party

Length of term
2 years
Authority Article III, South Dakota Constitution
Salary $12,000/term + per diem
Last election
November 4, 2014
(70 seats)
Next election
November 1, 2016
(70 seats)
Redistricting Legislative Control
Meeting place
House of Representatives Chamber
South Dakota State Capitol
Pierre, South Dakota
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). This was done so native Americans could have an equal say in state government.


  • Composition 1
    • Leadership 1.1
    • Members of the 90th House 1.2
  • References 2
  • See also 3


South Dakota House Districts. House district boundaries are identical to the South Dakota Senate's districts, with two representatives elected from each district.
90th Legislature (2015)
Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Republican Ind Democratic Vacant
End of previous legislature[1] 48 2 1 19 70 0
Begin 51 2 0 17 70 0
End of previous legislature 51 2 0 17 70 0
Begin 58 0 12 70 0
Latest voting share 82.9% 17.1%


Position Name Party District
Speaker of the House Dean Wink Republican 29
Speaker pro tempore G. Mark Milkelson Republican
Majority Leader Brian Gosch Republican 32
Assistant Majority Leader Steve Westra Republican
Minority Leader Spenser Hawley Democratic
Assistant Minority Leader Julie Bartling Democratic 21

Members of the 90th House

District Representative Party Residence
1 Steve McClerry Democratic Sisseston
Dennis Feickert Democratic Aberdeen
2 Lana Greenfield Republican Doland
Burt Tulson Republican Lake Norden
3 Al Novstrup Republican Aberdeen
Dan Kaiser Republican Aberdeen
4 Fred Deutsch Republican Florence
John Wilk Republican Big Stone City
5 Roger Solum Republican Watertown
Lee Schoenback Republican Watertown
6 Herman Otten Republican Tea
Isaac Latterell Republican Tea
7 Spencer Hawley Democratic Brookings
Scott Munsterman Republican Brookings
8 Mathew Wollmann Republican Madison
Leslie Heinemann Republican Flandreau
9 Steve Hickey Republican Sioux Falls
Paula Hawks Democratic Hartford
10 Steve Haugaard Republican Sioux Falls
Don Haggar Republican Sioux Falls
11 Christine Erickson Republican Sioux Falls
Jim Stalzer Republican Sioux Falls
12 Arch Beal Republican Sioux Falls
Alex Jensen Republican Sioux Falls
13 Mark Mickelson Republican Sioux Falls
Steven Westra Republican Sioux Falls
14 Larry Zikmund Republican Sioux Falls
Thomas Holmes Republican Sioux Falls
15 Patrick Kirschman Democratic Sioux Falls
Karen Soli Democratic Sioux Falls
16 Jim Bolin Republican Canton
David Anderson Republican Hudson
17 Nancy Rasmussen Republican Hurley
Ray Ring Democratic Vermillion
18 Jean Hunhoff Republican Yankton
Mike Stevens Republican Yankton
19 Kent Peterson Republican Fulton
Kyle Schoenfish Republican Scotland
20 Josh Klumb Republican Mount Vernon
Tona Rozum Republican Mitchell
21 Julie Bartling Democratic Burke
Lee Qualm Republican Platte
22 Peggy Gibson Democratic Huron
Dick Werner Republican Huron
23 Michele Harrison Republican Mobridge
Justin Cronin Republican Gettysburg
24 Tim Rounds Republican Pierre
Mary Duvall Republican Pierre
25 Roger Hunt Republican Brandon
Kris Langer Republican Dell Rapids
26A Shawn Bordeaux Democratic Mission
26B James Schaefer Republican Kennebec
27 Kevin Killer Democratic Pine Ridge
Elizabeth May Republican Kyle
28A Dean Schrempp Democratic Lantry
28B J. Sam Marty Republican Prairie City
29 Dean Wink Republican Howes
Gary Cammack Republican Union Center
30 Mike Verchio Republican Hill City
Lance Russell Republican Hot Springs
31 Fred Romkema Republican Spearfish
Timothy Johns Republican Lead
32 Brian Gosch Republican Rapid City
Kristin Conzet Republican Rapid City
33 Jacqueline Sly Republican Rapid City
Scott Craig Republican Rapid City
34 Jeff Partridge Republican Rapid City
Dan Dryden Republican Rapid City
35 Lynne DiSanto Republican Rapid City
Blaine Campbell Republican Rapid City


  1. ^ Republicans Stace Nelson (District 25) and Lance Russell (District 30) ejected from majority caucus in 2012. [1]
  2. ^ "2013 House Directory" (PDF). 

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