|U.S. Senate, South Dakota|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|South Dakota State Senate District 30|
|South Dakota State House|
Howie (b. July 23, 1949) was a Republican member of the South Dakota State Senate from 2009 to 2011, representing the 30th District. Howie lost in the Republican primary for governor and did not run for re-election to his seat. Howie also served in the South Dakota State House from 2004 to 2009.
Howie worked as a real estate broker for Gordon Howie Real Estate from 1970 to 2006. He was a rancher and owner of Holy Cow Ranch from 1994 to 2006.
Prior to leaving the South Dakota State Senate, Howie served on the following committees:
- Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, South Dakota Senate
- Taxation Committee, South Dakota Senate
- Transportation Committee, South Dakota Senate
Howie did not run for re-election to the 30th District seat in 2010. He lost in the Republican primary for governor on June 8, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
Howie raised $13,738 for his campaign, while Melmer raised $3,928.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 30 (2008)|
|Gordon Howie (R)||8,063||64.58%|
|David Melmer (D)||4,422||35.42%|
Howie raised $13,738 during the 2008 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|South Dakota Association of Realtors||$1,000|
Howie and his wife, Connie, have six children.
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- SDSOS.gov, "Current Candidates for Primary Election," accessed May 6, 2014
- The Hill, "Second independent running for SD Senate," accessed May 28, 2014
- MitchellRepublic.com, "South Dakota primary results"
- Gordon Howie, "Home," accessed May 28, 2014
- SDSOS.gov, "2008 Election Results, South Dakota Senate, District 30"
- FollowtheMoney.org, "District 30 South Dakota Senate Spending, 2008"
- FollowtheMoney.org, "Campaign contributors to Gordon Howie"
|South Dakota Senate District 30
| Succeeded by|
Bruce Rampelberg (R)