|South Dakota State Senate District 30|
|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 Montana|
|Profession||Owner, American State Bank|
Rampelberg earned his B.S. in Business Education from the University of Montana.
He spent 19 years working in the banking industry as a bank president. He now owns American State Bank and is the vice president of Public Relations for First Interstate Bank.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rampelberg served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources, Vice Chair|
|• Health and Human Services|
|• Retirement Laws|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rampelberg served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Joint Appropriations|
|• Retirement Laws, Chair|
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. Incumbent Bruce Rampelberg was unopposed in the Republican primary. Rampelberg is unopposed in the general election.
Rampelberg won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 30. Rampelberg defeated George Ferebee in the Republican primary on June 5. No Democratic candidates filed. Rampelberg was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|South Dakota State Senate District 30 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Bruce Rampelberg Incumbent||57.8%||1,830|
Rampelberg defeated George Ferebee in the June 8 primary. He did not have any opposition in the November 2 general election.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 30 (2010)|
|Bruce Rampelberg (R)||7,925||100.00%|
Comprehensive donor information for Bruce Rampelberg is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Bruce Rampelberg raised a total of $37,071 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 26, 2013.
|Bruce Rampelberg's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Dakota State Senate, District 30||$15,996|
|2010||South Dakota State Senate, District 30||$21,075|
|Grand Total Raised||$37,071|
2012Bruce Rampelberg won re-election to the South Dakota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Bruce Rampelberg raised a total of $15,996.
|South Dakota State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bruce Rampelberg's campaign in 2012|
|Leading South Dakota Pac||$1,000|
|South Dakota Rural Electric Association||$800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$15,996|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Rampelberg raised a total of $21,075 in campaign funds. His top contributors were:
Rampelberg and his wife, Sandee, have two sons and three grandchildren.
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- Rampelberg's Senate Office website
- Bruce Rampelberg campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010
- Rapid City Journal, "Banker Bruce Rampelberg running for District 30 state senate seat," February 15, 2010
- Project Vote Smart, "Senator Bruce Rampelberg (SD)," accessed March 12, 2014
- 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 9, 2012
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," June 12, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Rampelberg, Bruce," accessed September 26, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 Campaign Contributions," accessed March 12, 2014
Gordon Howie (R)
|South Dakota State Senate District 30
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