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Roger Hunt
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Candidate for
South Dakota House of Representatives District 25
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
South Dakota House District 10
2005 - 2013
Bachelor'sAugustana College, 1959
J.D.University of South Dakota, 1962
Place of birthFlandreau, SD
Office website
Roger Hunt (b. February 23, 1938) is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 25 of the South Dakota House of Representatives.[1]

Hunt is a former Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 10 from 2005 to 2013.


Hunt earned his B.S. from Augustana College in 1959. He went on to receive his J.D. from the University of South Dakota in 1962. He then earned his LL.M in International Law from George Washington University in 1971.

Hunt served in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps from 1962 to 1984. He then worked as a Nettleton Junior College Teacher from 1989 to 1994. He has worked as an attorney since 1962.

Hunt was a candidate for the South Dakota House in 1998 but was not elected. He again was a candidate for the House in 2002 but was not elected. He was then elected to the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 2004. He has served in that position since, representing the 10th District. Hunt and his wife, Sharon Boese, have three children.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of South Dakota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Kristi Quaintance and Oran Sorenson were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Kris Langer and Roger Hunt were unopposed in the Republican primary. Hunt and Langer are unopposed in the general election. Quaintance and Sorenson withdrew before the election.[1][2]


See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hunt ran for re-election to one of two seats in District 10 of the South Dakota House of Representatives. Also running were fellow Republican Gene Abdallah (incumbent), Gregory Kniffen (D) and Mary Ann Giebink (D).[3] Both Hunt and Gene Abdallah (R) won election on November 2.[4]

South Dakota State House, District 10 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Gene Abdallah (R) 8,623 39.54%
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Hunt (R) 8,276 37.95%
Gregory S. Kniffen (D) 4,907 22.50%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Hunt received $13,061 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below:[5]

South Dakota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Roger Hunt's campaign in 2010
South Dakota Association Of Realtors$750
Unruh, Allen & Leslee$500
Minnehaha Republican Party$426
Lincoln County Republican Party$400
Contractors PAC Of South Dakota$350
Total Raised in 2010 $13,061


In 2008, Hunt collected $4,925 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
South Dakota Republican Party $717
South Dakota Association of Realtors $500
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield $300
America's Health Insurance Plans $300
South Dakota Retailers Association $250

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South Dakota House of Representatives District 10
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