South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2002

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Elections for the South Dakota House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on June 4, 2002 and a general election on November 5, 2002.

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve in the South Dakota House of Representatives, a candidate must be:[1]

  • A U.S. citizen at the time of filing
  • 21 years old at the filing deadline time
  • A two-year resident of South Dakota at the filing deadline time
  • May not have been convicted of bribery, perjury or other infamous crime; may not have illegally taken "public moneys"
  • A qualified voter. A qualified voter is someone who is:
* A U.S. citizen
* Reside in South Dakota
* At least 18 years old old on or before the next election
* Not currently serving a sentence for a felony conviction which included imprisonment, served or suspended, in an adult penitentiary system
* Not be judged mentally incompetent by a court of law
* Not have served 4 consecutive terms

List of candidates

District 1 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Gary D. Hanson Approveda
  • David Sigdstead Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Neil G. Stokke Approveda
  • Lynn Wilson Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Gary D. Hanson: 5,701 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party David Sigdstead: 4,939 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Neil G. Stokke: 2,548
Republican Party Lynn Wilson: 3,431

District 2 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Mike Eisenbeisz: 999
  • Burt Elliott: 1,328 Approveda
  • Jim Hundstad: 1,955 Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Norbert Barrie Approveda
  • Pat Hilpert Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Burt Elliott: 5,432 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Jim Hundstad: 5,948 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Norbert Barrie: 3,060
Republican Party Pat Hilpert: 3,953

District 3 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Tim Even Approveda
  • Anne-Marie Maldoon Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Larry E. Frost Approveda
  • Al Novstrup Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Tim Even: 4,353
Democratic Party Anne-Marie Maldoon: 3,003
Republican Party Larry E. Frost: 5,934 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Al Novstrup: 5,685 Green check mark transparent.png

District 4 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Dawn A. Jaeger Approveda
  • Jim Peterson Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Tim Begalka Approveda
  • Craig Haugaard Approveda
Independent Independent candidate:
  • Larry Rudebusch Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Dawn A. Jaeger: 2,753
Democratic Party Jim Peterson: 4,953 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tim Begalka: 5,651 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Craig Haugaard: 3,103
Independent Larry Rudebusch: 826

District 5 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Claire B. Konold Approveda
  • Burdette Solum Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Claire B. Konold: 4,878 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Burdette Solum: 6,272 Green check mark transparent.png

District 6 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • V. LeRoy Bergan Approveda
  • Ron Whites Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Art Fryslie Approveda
  • Al Koistinen Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party V. LeRoy Bergan: 3,483
Democratic Party Ron Whites: 2,981
Republican Party Art Fryslie: 5,795 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Al Koistinen: 5,858 Green check mark transparent.png

District 7 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Sean M. O'Brien Approveda
  • Orville B. Smidt Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Sean M. O'Brien: 4,999 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Orville B. Smidt: 5,090 Green check mark transparent.png

District 8 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Dave Gassman Approveda
  • Gerald F. Lange Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Richard Belatti Approveda
  • Dale Slaughter Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Gerald F. Lange: 4,460 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Dave Gassman: 5,355 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Richard Belatti: 4,044
Republican Party Dale Slaughter: 4,225

District 9 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Marlyn "Sonny" Beebe: 594
  • Richard A. Engels: 936 Approveda
  • James Ysbrand: 674 Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Daryl J. Christensen: 982 Approveda
  • Bob Deelstra: 402
  • Tom Sutton: 870 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Richard A. Engels: 3,785 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party James Ysbrand: 3,107
Republican Party Daryl J. Christensen: 3,299 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tom Sutton: 3,268

District 10 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Shantel Krebs: 1,135
  • Matt McCaulley: 2,171 Approveda
  • Ron Williamson: 1,804 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Matt McCaulley: 6,711 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ron Williamson: 6,031 Green check mark transparent.png

District 11 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Rebekah Cradduck: 947 Approveda
  • Mike Jaspers: 1,681 Approveda
  • Mark K. Willadsen: 930

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Rebekah Cradduck: 4,233 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Mike Jaspers: 5,951 Green check mark transparent.png

District 12 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Kimberly Jacobson Approveda
  • Robert Thimjon Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Casey Murschal: 1,512 Approveda
  • John Rice: 1,076
  • Hal Wick: 1,936 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kimberly Jacobson: 3,604
Democratic Party Robert Thimjon: 3,498
Republican Party Casey Murschal: 4,367 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Hal Wick: 4,979 Green check mark transparent.png

District 13 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • James C. Jacobson Approveda
  • Bill Thompson Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Phyllis M. Heineman Approveda
  • Donald D. Hennies Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James C. Jacobson: 2,899
Democratic Party Bill Thompson: 4,995 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Phyllis Heineman: 6,183 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Donald D. Hennies: 4,645

District 14 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Joni Clark Cutler: 1,373 Approveda
  • Bill Peterson: 2,049 Approveda
  • Lee Van Ruler: 647
  • R. Shawn Tornow: 1,271

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Joni Clark Cutler: 5,145 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bill Peterson: 6,360 Green check mark transparent.png

District 15 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Mary Glenski: 848 Approveda
  • Richard Hauffe: 508
  • Kathy Miles: 838 Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Kevin Kunkel Approveda
  • Vincent T. Swenson Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mary Glenski: 3,163 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Kathy Miles: 3,199 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kevin Kunkel: 1,825
Republican Party Vincent T. Swenson: 1,732

District 16 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Margaret V. Gillespie Approveda
  • Jennifer Soule Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Daniel L. Cotton, Jr.: 1,058 Approveda
  • Joel D. Dykstra: 1,283 Approveda
  • Peter A. Larsen: 781
  • James S. Towler: 607

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Margaret V. Gillespie: 5,010 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Jennifer Soule: 2,773
Republican Party Daniel L. Cotton, Jr.: 3,473
Republican Party Joel D. Dykstra: 4,650 Green check mark transparent.png

District 17 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Ben "BJ" Nesselhuf Approveda
  • Brendyn Richards Approveda
Republican Party June 4 Republican primary:
  • Jere L. Chapman Approveda
  • Donna J. Schafer Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ben "BJ" Nesselhuf: 4,347 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Brendyn Richards: 3,006
Republican Party Jere L. Chapman: 3,024
Republican Party Donna J. Schafer: 4,080 Green check mark transparent.png

District 18 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Jay T. Blankenfield Approveda
  • Scott R. Swier Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Jean M. Hunhoff Approveda
  • Matthew Michels Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jay T. Blankenfield: 1,556
Democratic Party Scott R. Swier: 4,234
Republican Party Jean M. Hunhoff: 4,699 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Matthew Michels: 5,724 Green check mark transparent.png

District 19 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • LeRoy H. Zeeb Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • J.E. "Jim" Putnam Approveda
  • Bill Van Gerpen Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party LeRoy H. Zeeb: 3,514
Republican Party J.E. "Jim" Putnam: 5,031 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bill Van Gerpen: 5,964 Green check mark transparent.png

District 20 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Peter Bierwirth Approveda
  • Mel Olson Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Lindell Howard Approveda
  • Lou Sebert Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Peter Bierwirth: 2,261
Democratic Party Mel Olson: 5,831 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Lindell Howard: 2,849
Republican Party Lou Sebert: 5,489 Green check mark transparent.png

District 21 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Julie Bartling: 2,469 Approveda
  • Patricia K. Giebink: 800 Approveda
  • Jerome R. Powers: 783
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Thomas J. Deadrick Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Julie Bartling: 6,066 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Jerome Powers: 3,157
Republican Party Thomas J. Deadrick: 4,389 Green check mark transparent.png

District 22 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Quinten L. Burg Approveda
  • Dale Hargens Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Lance Calkins Approveda
  • Tom Hansen Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Quinten L. Burg: 5,371 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Dale Hargens: 5,420 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Lance Calkins: 2,635
Republican Party Tom Hansen: 5,131

District 23 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Orland Geigle Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Jarvis W. Brown: 2,080 Approveda
  • Justin J. Davis: 1,651
  • Tom Hackl: 2,034 Approveda
  • Thomas J. Jurek: 1,312

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Orland Geigle: 3,092
Republican Party Justin J. Davis: 5,918 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tom Hackl: 6,411 Green check mark transparent.png

District 24 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Peggy Cruse Approveda
  • Ann Thompson Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Samuel Molseed: 1,612
  • Ryan P. Olson: 2,308 Approveda
  • Tim Rounds: 3,738 Approveda
  • Duane Schmautz: 1,119

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Peggy Cruse: 3,565
Democratic Party Ann Thompson: 4,469
Republican Party Ryan P. Olson: 5,266 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tim Rounds: 5,714 Green check mark transparent.png

District 25 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Mike Kroger Approveda
  • Barney J. Roling Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Matt Adamski: 944
  • Roger Hofer: 1,370 Approveda
  • Tim Rave: 1,320 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Kroger: 3,906 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Barney J. Roling: 3,576
Republican Party Roger Hofer: 3,820
Republican Party Tim Rave: 5,434 Green check mark transparent.png

District 26 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Mark DeVries: 925
  • Cooper Garnos: 2,458 Approveda
  • Barry Jensen: 1,720
  • Kent Juhnke: 2,073 Approveda
Independent Independent candidate:
  • Lowdon Heller Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Cooper Garnos: 5,796 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kent Juhnke: 5,943 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Lowdon Heller: 2,736

District 27 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Jim Bradford Approveda
  • Paul Valandra Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Lester "Tiny" Emery Approveda
  • Harold L. White Man Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Bradford: 3,818 Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Paul Valandra: 3,735 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Lester "Tiny" Emery: 886
Republican Party Harold L. White Man: 524

District 28A (1)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Thomas James Van Norman Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Frank Laurenz Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Thomas James Van Norman: 2,489 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Frank Laurenz: 1,428

District 28B (1)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Ted. A. Klaudt Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Ted A. Klaudt: 3,370 Green check mark transparent.png

District 29 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • LaVern "Vern" Bills: 990
  • Maurice LaRue: 1,438 Approveda
  • Larry Rhoden: 2,476 Approveda
  • Rhenda Iris Strub: 1,091

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Maurice LaRue: 3,587 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Larry Rhoden: 5,567 Green check mark transparent.png

District 30 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Karen A. Johnson Approveda
  • Lynn A. Moran Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Jim Lintz Approveda
  • Gordon Pederson Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Karen A. Johnson: 2,992
Democratic Party Lynn A. Moran: 3,252
Republican Party Jim Lintz: 6,240 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Gordon Pederson: 5,816 Green check mark transparent.png

District 31 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Terry L. Hutchinson Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Christopher W. Madsen Approveda
  • John E. Teupel Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Terry L. Hutchinson: 3,578
Republican Party Christopher W. Madsen: 5,316 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party John E. Teupel: 5,093 Green check mark transparent.png

District 32 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Jim Crooks Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Stan Adelstein: 1,960 Approveda
  • Marshall W. Curtis: 891
  • Thomas L. Hennies: 2,276 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Crooks: 2,801
Republican Party Stan Adelstein: 4,869 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Thomas L. Hennies: 6,011 Green check mark transparent.png

District 33 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Brenda McGlynn Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Michael T. Buckingham Approveda
  • Donald Van Etten Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Brenda McGlynn: 2,292
Republican Party Michael T. Buckingham: 3,120 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Donald Van Etten: 4,317 Green check mark transparent.png

District 34 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Michael P. Derby: 2,037
  • Elizabeth Kraus: 2,171 Approveda
  • Ed McLaughlin: 2,150 Approveda

November 5 General election candidates:

Republican Party Elizabeth Kraus: 5,352 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ed McLaughlin: 6,820 Green check mark transparent.png

District 35 (2)

Democratic Party June 4 Democratic primary:
  • Mike Howe Approveda
  • Theresa Spry Approveda
Republican Party June 4 GOP primary:
  • Richard "Doug" Dlugosz: 191
  • Jeffrey Haverly: 782 Approveda
  • Alice McCoy: 1,072 Approveda
  • Wayne Williams: 548

November 5 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Howe: 2,674
Democratic Party Theresa Spry: 2,252
Republican Party Jeffrey Haverly: 2,782 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Alice McCoy: 3,252 Green check mark transparent.png

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