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James Schaefer

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James Schaefer
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South Dakota House District 26B
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionRancher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Schaefer is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 26B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Schaefer owns cash grain, cow-calf, and cow-lease ranches. Schaefer attended Northern State College in Aberdeen.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Schaefer served on the following committees:

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources, Vice Chair
Education

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

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. Shawn Bordeaux will face Joshua Wilson in the Democratic primary for District 26A. Marty Jandreau is unopposed in the Democratic primary, and incumbent James Schaefer is unopposed in the Republican primary for District 26B.[2]

2012

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schaefer won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 26B. Schaefer ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5 and defeated Maynard J. Konechne (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 26B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Schaefer Incumbent 58.9% 2,981
     Democratic Maynard Konechne 41.1% 2,078
Total Votes 5,059

2010

Schaefer and Kent Juhnke (R) won election in the November 2 general election.[4]

South Dakota State House, District 21 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kent Juhnke (R) 4,222 31.14%
Green check mark transparent.png James Schaefer (R) 3,488 25.72%
David Reis (D) 3,161 23.31%
Norm Cihak (D) 2,689 19.83%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for James Schaefer is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, James Schaefer raised a total of $21,372 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 27, 2013.[5]

James Schaefer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 26B Won $0
2010 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 21 Won $21,372
Grand Total Raised $21,372

2012

James Schaefer won re-election to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, James Schaefer raised a total of $0.

2010

In 2010, Schaefer raised $21,372 in contributions.[6]

He contributed the most to his campaign, with $17,721 in contributions.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Deadrick (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 21
2011–present
Succeeded by
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