|South Dakota State Senate District 11|
|Base salary||$6,000/session; $129/day for interim committees|
|Per diem||$110/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||Four terms|
|South Dakota State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of Sioux Falls|
|Master's||University of Sioux Falls|
Schlekeway worked as a staff member and campaign worker for former Congressman John Thune, as well as a graduate assistant in the social studies department of University of Sioux Falls. After working as a public affairs consultant he opened his own public affairs and communications firm, Full Court Strategies Group.
Shlekeway earned a B.A. in political science and History, a B.S. in Exercise Science, and a M.Ed. from the University of Sioux Falls. He and his wife Jill reside in Sioux Falls.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schlekeway served on the following committees:
- Education Committee, South Dakota State Senate
- Health and Human Services Committee, South Dakota State Senate
- Local Government Committee, South Dakota State Senate, Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schlekeway served on the following committees while a member of the South Dakota House of Representatives:
Schlekeway ran in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 11. Schlekeway ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5. Tom Cool ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Schlekeway withdrew prior to the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Schlekeway was eligible for re-election but instead sought the District 11 state senate seat. He defeated Tom Cool in the November 2 general election.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 11 (2010)|
|Todd Schlekeway (R)||7,055||64.83%|
|Tom Cool (D)||3,828||35.17%|
In 2010, Schlekeway received $28,598 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|South Dakota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Todd Schlekeway's campaign in 2010|
|Oscar Anderson South Dakota Freedom PAC||$1,000|
|Schlekeway, Jim & Marilyn||$1,000|
|South Dakota Corn Growers Association||$750|
|Total Raised in 2010||$28,598|
In 2008, Schlekeway collected $22,428 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|South Dakota Republican Party||$1,830|
|Minnehaha County Republican Party||$1,314|
|Heartland Values PAC||$1,000|
Schlekeway has a wife, Jill.
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Jason Gant (R)
|South Dakota State Senate District 11
| Succeeded by|
David Omdahl (R)
|South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
| Succeeded by|
Mark Willadsen (R) Lora Hubbel (R)