Larry Long

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Larry Long
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Court Information:
South Dakota Second Judicial Circuit
Title:   Presiding judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Gov. M. Michael Rounds
Active:   2009-2020
Past post:   Attorney general, South Dakota
Past term:   2003-2009
Personal History
Undergraduate:   South Dakota State University, 1969
Law School:   University of South Dakota School of Law, 1972
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Second Judicial Circuit
Position:  Position J
State:  South Dakota
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Lawrence E. Long is the presiding judge of the Second Judicial Circuit of South Dakota. He was appointed by Governor Mike Rounds in 2009. Long was one of 11 candidates recommended to the governor by the South Dakota Judicial Qualifications Commission.[1][2] He was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires in 2022.[3]

Long previously served as South Dakota Attorney General from 2003 through 2009.

Elections

2014

See also: South Dakota judicial elections, 2014
Long ran for re-election to the Second Judicial Circuit.
General: He was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]
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2006

  • 2006 Race for Attorney General - Republican Primary
    • Larry Long ran unopposed

On November 7, 2006, Larry Long won re-election to the office of South Dakota Attorney General. He defeated Ron Volesky (D) and Randy Ristesund (L) in the general election.

South Dakota Attorney General, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Long Incumbent 64.7% 207,079
     Democratic Ron Volesky 32.6% 104,267
     Libertarian Randy Ristesund 2.8% 8,904
Total Votes 320,250
Election Results Via: South Dakota Secretary of State

2002

  • 2002 Race for Attorney General - Republican Primary
    • Larry Long ran unopposed

On November 5, 2002, Larry Long won election to the office of South Dakota Attorney General. He defeated Ron Volesky (D) and Bob Newland (L) in the general election.

South Dakota Attorney General, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Long 53.5% 174,513
     Democratic Ron Volesky 42.8% 139,451
     Libertarian Bob Newland 3.7% 12,131
Total Votes 326,095
Election Results Via: South Dakota Secretary of State

Campaign contributions

2006 Race for Attorney General - Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $257,901
Total Raised by Primary Opponent N/A
Total Raised by Gen. Election Opponent $10,110
Top 5 Contributors South Dakota Republican Party $56,550 (21.93% of Total)
Republican State Leadership Committee $25,000 (9.69%)
Qwest Communications $3,000 (3.1%)
Glaxosmithkline $2,500 (0.97%)
Mark Barnett $2,000 (0.78%)
Individuals v. Institutions $129,271 (50.1%)
$17,500 (6.8%)
In v. Outside State $226,201 (86.4%)
$34,700 (13.2%)

Education

Long received his undergraduate degree from South Dakota State University in 1969 and his J.D. degree from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1972.[2]

Career

Long was elected attorney general of South Dakota in 2002, and re-elected in 2006. Prior to that, he served as chief deputy attorney general from 1991 to 2002.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Barnett (R)
South Dakota Attorney General
2003-2009
Succeeded by
Marty J. Jackley