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Bob Deelstra

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Bob Deelstra
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Candidate for
South Dakota House District 9
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
South Dakota House District 9
2011 - 2013
ProfessionSales Professional
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Bob Deelstra is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 9 of the South Dakota State Senate.

Deelstra is a former Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 9 from 2011 to 2013.


Deelstra works as a sales professional. He previously ran for office unsuccessfully in 2002.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Deelstra served on the following committees:



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of South Dakota House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Incumbent Paula Hawks and Holly Boltjes-Johnson are unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Steve Hickey and Bob Deelstra are unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]


See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Deelstra ran for re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 9. Deelstra ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5 and was defeated in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Hickey Incumbent 27.5% 4,188
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPaula Hawks 26% 3,965
     Republican Bob Deelstra Incumbent 25.5% 3,883
     Democratic Mark Anderson 20.9% 3,188
Total Votes 15,224


See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bob Deelstra and Steve Hickey (R) won election in the November 2 general election.[4]

South Dakota State House, District 9 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Steve Hickey (R) 3,769 26.82%
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Deelstra (R) 3,300 23.48%
Trudi Hatch (D) 3,252 23.14%
Mark W. Anderson (D) 3,160 22.49%
Charles E Drews (C) 571 4.06%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Deelstra raised $7,269 in contributions.[5]

He contributed the most to his campaign, $2,716.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Richard Engels (D), Deb Peters (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 9
Succeeded by