Angie Buhl O'Donnell
|Angie Buhl O'Donnell|
|South Dakota State Senate District 15|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|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|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||Four terms|
|Bachelor's||University of South Dakota, 2007|
|Birthday||January 19, 1985|
|Place of birth||Aberdeen, SD|
Buhl O'Donnell earned her B.S. in Music and Psychology from the University of South Dakota. She has spent her professional career becoming a consultant for non-profit advocacy organizations.
Buhl O'Donnell used Buhl as her last name until she married Jacob O'Donnell. Reports indicate that she initially planned on continuing to use Buhl as her last name. However, her senate website lists her as "Buhl O'Donnell."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Buhl O'Donnell served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Energy|
|• Government Operations and Audit|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Buhl O'Donnell served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Energy|
|• Retirement Laws|
The general elections for the office of South Dakota State Senate will take 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. Angie Buhl was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Buhl is unopposed in the general election.
Buhl O'Donnell won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 15. Buhl O'Donnell ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5 and defeated Kathy Miles (I) in the general election on November 6.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 15, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Angie Buhl Incumbent||54.8%||2,973|
Buhl O'Donnell defeated incumbent Kathleen Miles in the Democratic primary election for the 15th District Seat on June 8, 2010. Buhl O'Donnell received 398 votes while Miles received 276. Miles was seeking her second term in the Senate. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. No other candidate ran in this district, thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, Buhl is guaranteed victory in the general election.
Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Buhl O'Donnell was one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 15 (General Election)|
|Angie Buhl (D)||2,856||100.00%|
Comprehensive donor information for Angie Buhl is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Angie Buhl raised a total of $66,342 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 26, 2013.
|Angie Buhl's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Dakota State Senate, District 15||$37,109|
|2010||South Dakota State Senate, District 15||$29,233|
|Grand Total Raised||$66,342|
2012Angie Buhl won re-election to the South Dakota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Angie Buhl raised a total of $37,109.
|South Dakota State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Angie Buhl O'Donnell's campaign in 2012|
|Actblue South Dakota||$16,309|
|SD Educators Political Involvement Cmte (Epic)||$2,200|
|Equality South Dakota Pac||$2,000|
|Emilys List Pac||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$37,109|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Buhl O'Donnell raised a total of $29,233 in campaign funds. Her top contributors were:
|ACTBLE South Dakota||$10,196|
|Equality South Dakota||$2,000|
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- South Dakota State Legislature
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- South Dakota State Senate District 15
- Angie Buhl official campaign website
- Senate website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010
- Angie Buhl official twitter page
- Angie Buhl official Facebook page
- Angie Buhl State Senate, "About Angie," accessed March 11, 2014
- Pure Pierre Politics, "Guess who got a marriage license?," December 27, 2012
- South Dakota Legislature, "Senator Angie Buhl O'Donnell," accessed June 11, 2013
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Primary Election - Unofficial Results," accessed June 4, 2014
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Current Candidates for Primary Election," accessed May 2, 2014
- Office of the South Dakota Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Election Candidate List," accessed April 10, 2012
- Rapid City Journal, "Six incumbents House members win primary," June 8, 2010
- followthemoney.org, "Buhl, Angie," accessed September 26, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 Campaign Contributions," accessed March 11, 2014
- The White House, "Champions of Change - Angie Buhl O'Donnell," accessed September 13, 2013
Kathleen Miles (D)
|South Dakota State Senate District 15
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