Rick Weiland

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Rick Weiland
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, South Dakota
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedRegion VIII Director for FEMA
Appointed byBill Clinton
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Dakota
Websites
Campaign website
Rick Weiland is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from South Dakota.[1]

Biography

Weiland graduated from the University of South Dakota. While in college, he worked on Tom Daschle’s first congressional campaign in 1978 and continued working for him until 1996 when Weiland ran for Congress. He has served as FEMA regional director, the state director for the AARP and COO and CEO for the International Code Council, which is the nation’s leading advocate for uniform building codes and building safety. He and his wife also operate a restaurant in downtown Sioux Falls.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in South Dakota, 2014

Weiland is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, representing South Dakota. Weiland ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 3, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[1]

Weiland has not received support from Harry Reid and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, despite being the only registered Democratic in the race. When asked about Weiland, Reid said, "“He’s not my choice."[3]

Endorsements

Weiland has been endorsed by the following:

  • The Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association[4]
  • Council for a Livable World[5]
  • Democracy For America[5]
  • National Nurses United[5]
  • Sierra Club[5]
  • United Auto Workers[5]

Media


Rick Weiland, "Take It Back."

Rick Weiland, "Everywhere Man."

Rick Weiland, "Starting Over."

Rick Weiland, "Bring On The Road."

Rick Weiland, "Incredibly Fast 1."

Rick Weiland, "Incredibly Fast 2."

Rick Weiland, "David vs. Goliath."

Rick Weiland, "Coffee at Kairos."

Rick Weiland, "Auction."

Rick Weiland, "Hard Work."

Rick Weiland, "Abacus."

Rick Weiland, "Headlines."

Rick Weiland, "Showing Up."

Rick Weiland, "Big Wheel."

Rick Weiland, "South Dakota."

Rick Weiland, "Rest of Us."

Polls

Rounds v. Weiland v. Pressler v. Howie
Poll Mike Rounds Rick WeilandLarry PresslerGordon HowieUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Harper Polling
Oct. 9-11, 2014
37%33%23%5%2%+/-3.9630
Survey USA
Oct. 1-4, 2014
35%28%32%3%2%+/-4616
Public Policy Polling
Sept. 29-30, 2014
35%28%24%8%5%+/-3.7703
NBP/NPN
Sept. 21-25, 2014
39%26%24%4%7%+/-3.24647
AVERAGES 36.5% 28.75% 25.75% 5% 4% +/-3.71 649
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org
Rounds v. Weiland v. Pressler v. Howie v. Walker
Poll Mike Rounds Rick WeilandLarry PresslerGordon HowieClayton WalkerUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Survey USA
May 6- May 10, 2014
44%30%17%3%2%5%+/-4.5504
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org
Rounds v. Weiland v. Pressler v. Howie
Poll Mike Rounds Rick WeilandLarry PresslerGordon HowieMargin of ErrorSample Size
Public Policy Polling
April 30- May 1, 2014
38%28%15%4%+/-3.6745
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org
Mike Rounds vs. Rick Weiland
Poll Mike Rounds Rick WeilandSomeone elseUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Rasmussen Reports (February 25-26, 2014)
51%31%6%11%+/-4.5500
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org


Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Weiland's reports.[6]

Rick Weiland (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$0$205,941$(5,908)$200,032
October Quarterly[8]October 15, 2013$200,032$169,679$(54,505)$315,206
Year-End[9]January 31, 2014$315,206$160,647$(91,146)$384,706
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$384,706.65$203,838.78$(103,180.65)$485,364.78
Pre-Primary[11]May 16, 2014$485,364.78$93,091.01$(268,396.58)$0
July Quarterly[12]September 30, 2014$319,468.41$260,827.92$(121,642.72)$458,653.61
Running totals
$1,094,024.71$(644,778.95)

Personal

Rick lives in Sioux Falls with his wife Stacy. They have five children and welcomed their first grandchild last year.[2]

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