|South Dakota State Senate District 11|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Base salary||$6,000/session; $129/day for interim committees|
|Per diem||$110/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Bachelor's||South Dakota School of Mines and Technology|
Omdahl earned his bachelor's degree from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He works as a civil engineer.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Omdahl served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Joint Appropriations|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Omdahl served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources|
The general elections for the office of South Dakota State Senate took 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. Tom Cool was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent David Omdahl was unopposed in the Republican primary. Omdahl defeated Cool in the general election.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||David Omdahl Incumbent||59.7%||4,545|
|Source: South Dakota Secretary of State|
Omdahl won election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 11. He was drafted to run for the seat being vacated by incumbent Todd Schlekeway who dropped out of his re-election bid after the primary. Omdahl defeated Democrat Tom Cool in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for David Omdahl is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, David Omdahl raised a total of $0 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 26, 2013.
|David Omdahl's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Dakota State Senate, District 11||$0|
|Grand Total Raised||$0|
2012David Omdahl won election to the South Dakota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, David Omdahl raised a total of $0.
|South Dakota State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to David Omdahl's campaign in 2012|
|Total Raised in 2012||$0|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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In 2014, the 89th South Dakota State Legislature was in session from January 14 to March 31.
- South Dakota Right to Life: 2013-2014 Pro-life Legislative Ratings
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In 2013, the 88th South Dakota State Legislature was in session from January 8 to March 25.
- South Dakota Freedom Coalition: South Dakota Freedom Index 2013
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- Sen. Omdahl's website
- Profile from Open States
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- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Argusleader.com, "Omdahl focuses on energy while Cool touts education," accessed October 24, 2012
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Primary Election - Official Results," accessed June 4, 2014
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Official General Election Results - November 4, 2014," accessed November 12, 2014
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Current Candidates for Primary Election," accessed May 2, 2014
- Argus Leader, "District 11 names new Republican candidate," accessed September 12, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Omdahl, David," accessed September 26, 2013