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Ruth Rehn

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Ruth Rehn
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Former candidate for
South Dakota State Senate, District 24
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Ruth Rehn was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 24 of the South Dakota State Senate.[1]


Campaign themes


Rehn's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

Let's Move Forward...

  • Excerpt: "--with consistent standards and reliable funding for our schools."
  • Excerpt: "--with support for state workers who provide valuable services for our public good"
  • Excerpt: "--with improved funding for county roads and bridges"
  • Excerpt: "--with evidenced-based public health policies for healthy kids"
  • Excerpt: "--with support for agriculture our #1 industry"
  • Excerpt: "--with diversification of energy sources emphasizing local fuels"
  • Excerpt: "--with expanded Medicaid insuring our working poor and supporting our hospitals."



See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2014

The general elections for the office of South Dakota State Senate took place on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Ruth Rehn was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Jeff Monroe defeated Tad Perry in the Republican primary. Monroe defeated Rehn in the general election.[3][4][1]

South Dakota State Senate, District 24, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Monroe Incumbent 59% 5,478
     Democratic Ruth Rehn 41% 3,811
Total Votes 9,289
Source: South Dakota Secretary of State
South Dakota State Senate, District 24 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Monroe Incumbent 52.6% 2,541
Tad Perry 47.4% 2,294
Total Votes 4,835

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