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South Dakota state executive offices

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Elections
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Ballotpedia covers 12 state executive offices in the state of South Dakota. The executive branch is governed by Article IV of the South Dakota Constitution.

State executive organization

The executive branch of South Dakota's state government includes appointed and elected officials. The following chart details the relationship among different offices in South Dakota's executive branch:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in South Dakota.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Chris NelsonEnds.png Republican South Dakota Public Utilities CommissionerJanuary 8, 2011 - PresentJanuary 2011
Dennis DaugaardEnds.png Republican Governor of South DakotaJanuary 8, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Gary HansonEnds.png Republican South Dakota Public Utilities Commission2003 - PresentNovember 2002
Kristie FiegenEnds.png Republican South Dakota Public Utilities CommissionAugust 9, 2011August 9, 2011
Larry DeiterNonpartisan South Dakota Director of InsuranceJanuary 8, 2015-presentJanuary 8, 2015
Lucas LentschNonpartisan South Dakota Secretary of AgricultureMay 2013 - PresentApril 2013
Marcia HultmanNonpartisan South Dakota Secretary of LaborOctober 2013 - PresentOctober 2013
Marty J. JackleyEnds.png Republican Attorney General of South DakotaSeptember 4, 2009 - PresentAugust 2009
Matthew MichelsEnds.png Republican Lieutenant Governor of South DakotaJanuary 8, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Melody SchoppNonpartisan South Dakota Secretary of EducationJanuary 2011-presentApril 7, 2011
Richard SattgastEnds.png Republican South Dakota Treasurer2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Ryan BrunnerEnds.png Republican South Dakota Commissioner of School and Public Lands2015-presentNovember 4, 2014
Shantel KrebsEnds.png Republican South Dakota Secretary of StateJanuary 2, 2015-presentNovember 4, 2014
Steve BarnettEnds.png Republican South Dakota State AuditorJanuary 2011 – presentNovember 2, 2010
Steven PirnerNonpartisan South Dakota Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources2000 - Present2000

Elections

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2015

There are no state executive elections in South Dakota in 2015.

2014

2013

There were no elections in South Dakota in 2013.

2012

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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