Arthur Fryslie

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Arthur Fryslie
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South Dakota State Senate District 6
Incumbent
In office
2009-2013
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Term limitsFour terms
Prior offices
South Dakota House of Representatives
1999-2007
Personal
BirthdayOctober 25, 1941
Place of birthWatertown, SD
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
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Art Fryslie (b. October 25, 1941) is a former Republican member of the South Dakota State Senate, representing the 6th District from 2009 to 2013.

Fryslie worked as a township supervisor for Pleasant Township in Clark County from 1977 to 1994. He then served in the South Dakota State House from 1998-2006.

Fryslie has worked as a farmer since 1964.

Fryslie attended the South Dakota State University from 1960 to 1961.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fryslie served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fryslie served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Fryslie ran for re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 2. Fryslie defeated Norbert Barrie in the Republican primary on June 5 and was defeated by Chuck Welke (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

South Dakota State Senate, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChuck Welke 51.4% 5,441
     Republican Art Fryslie Incumbent 48.6% 5,140
Total Votes 10,581
South Dakota State Senate District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngArt Fryslie Incumbent 52.6% 724
Norbert Barrie 47.4% 653
Total Votes 1,377

2010

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Fryslie ran for re-election to the 6th District seat in 2010. He ran unopposed for the seat. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

South Dakota State Senate, District 6 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Arthur Fryslie (R) 5,981 100.00%

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Fryslie won election to the 6th District Seat in the South Dakota State Senate, defeating opponent Dennis Nemmers (D).[3]

Fryslie raised $7,745 for his campaign while Nemmers raised $3,636.[4]

South Dakota State Senate, District 6 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Arthur Fryslie (R) 5,847 63.02%
Dennis Nemmers (D) 3,431 36.98%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Fryslie received $3,757 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[5]


2008

Fryslie raised $7,745 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
South Dakota Republican Party $2,000
South Dakota Chiropractors Association $300
South Dakota Trucking Association $300
Northwestern Energy $300

Personal

Fryslie and his wife Jane have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Roger Lee
South Dakota House District 6
1999–2006
Succeeded by
Kristi Noem (R)
Preceded by
Brock Greenfield (R)
South Dakota Senate District 6
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Chuck Welke (D)