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Bob Gray

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Bob Gray
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South Dakota State Senate District 24
Former member
In office
President Pro Tempore, South Dakota State Senate
Base salary$6,000/session; $129/day for interim committees
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last election2010
First elected2004
Term limitsFour terms
ProfessionFinancial Advisor
Office website
This article is about the former South Dakota legislator. For the 2014 Michigan state legislative candidate, see Bob Gray (Michigan).

Bob Gray is a former Republican member of the South Dakota State Senate from 2005 to 2013, representing the 24th District. He served as President Pro Tempore.

Gray is a financial advisor and an executive director.

Committee assignments


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gray served on the following committees:



See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Gray ran for re-election to the 24th District seat in 2010. He defeated Donna Fjelstad (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

South Dakota State Senate, District 24 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Gray (R) 6,676 69.45%
Donna Fjelstad (D) 2,936 30.55%


On Nov. 4, 2008, Gray won re-election to the 24th District Seat in the South Dakota State Senate, defeating opponent Kim Sargent (D).[1]

Gray raised $26,488 for his campaign while Sargent raised $1,735.[2]

South Dakota State Senate, District 24 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Gray (R) 7,105 68.32%
Kim Sargent (D) 3,295 31.68%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Gray received $57,720 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[3]

South Dakota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Gray's campaign in 2010
South Dakota Retailers Association$1,000
South Dakota Association Of Realtors$750
South Dakota Telecommunications Association$750
Florida Power & Light$750
Total Raised in 2010 $57,720


Gray raised $26,488 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
David Bockorny $1,000
Hughes County Republican Party $1,000
Stanford Adelstein $1,000
South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations $1,000
South Dakota Telecommunications Association $800
South Dakota Association of Realtors $700
South Dakota Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors $600

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Political offices
Preceded by
Patricia de Hueck
South Dakota Senate District 24
Succeeded by
Jeff Monroe (R)