David Anderson (South Dakota)
|South Dakota House District 16|
|May 13, 2013 - Present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Base salary||$6,000/session; $129/day for interim committees|
|Per diem||$110/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed||May 13, 2013|
|Appointed by||Dennis Daugaard|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|High school||Canton High School|
|Bachelor's||South Dakota State University|
|Profession||Insurance businessman and farmer|
Anderson earned his B.S. in Agricultural Business from South Dakota State University. His professional experience includes owning Canton Insurance Agency, serving as President of the Farm Mutual Insurance Company of Lincoln County and Chairman of the Board of National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies in 2001 and 2002. He is the fifth generation farmer in his family, working on the same land that previous generations did near Hudson. He is also a volunteer firefighter and the son of Larry Anderson, who served as state representative from the same region from 1971 to 1981.
Elections for the office of South Dakota House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Jim Fedderson and Brian Shanks were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbents David Anderson and Jim Bolin defeated Kevin D. Jensen in the Republican primary. Fedderson and Shanks withdrew after the primary. Anderson and Bolin were unopposed in the general election.
|South Dakota House of Representatives, District 16 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Jim Bolin Incumbent||42.1%||1,329|
|David Anderson Incumbent||33.2%||1,049|
|Kevin D. Jensen||24.7%||778|
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In 2014, the 89th South Dakota State Legislature was in session from January 14 to March 31.
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Anderson has a wife, Karen, and two children. He is a member of Lands Lutheran Church.
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- Announcement of appointment to House
- South Dakota State News, "Governor Daugaard Names Anderson To Vacant District 16 House Seat," May 13, 2013
- KSFY, "South Dakota State Rep. Patty Miller resigns; Gov. to appoint new representative," March 27, 2013 (dead link)
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Current Candidates for Primary Election," May 2, 2014
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Primary Election - Official Results," accessed June 4, 2014
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Official General Election Results - November 4, 2014," accessed November 12, 2014
Patty Miller (R)
|South Dakota House of Representatives District 16
May 13, 2013-present
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