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|South Dakota State Senate District 2|
|Base salary||$6,000/session; $129/day for interim committees|
|Per diem||$110/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||Four terms|
|South Dakota State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Northern State University, 1972|
|Master's||Northern State University, 1973|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||1961-1968|
|Date of birth||December 16, 1941|
|Place of birth||Aberdeen, SD|
|Profession||Owner/Farmer, Hundstad Family Farm|
Hundstad served in the United States Air Force from 1961 to 1968. He then worked as a teacher for Groton School District from 1973 to 1976. He then went on to work for Aberdeen School District from 1977 to 1981. From 1995 to 2003, Hundstad was the owner of Dolly's Doll House. Since 1981 he has worked as owner and farmer on Hundstad Family Farm.
Hundstad earned his B.S. from Northern State University in 1972. He went on to receive his ME in Education from Northern State University in 1973.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hundstad served on the following committees:
- Government Operations and Audit Committee, South Dakota State Senate
- Taxation Committee, South Dakota State Senate
- Transportation Committee, South Dakota State Senate
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hundstad served on the following committees:
Hundstad ran for re-election to the 2nd District seat in 2010. He ran unopposed. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 2 (2010)|
|Jim Hundstad (D)||5,872||100.00%|
Hanson raised $4,830 for his campaign while Tschetter raised $16,141.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 2 (2008)|
|Jim Hundstad (D)||5,876||60.32%|
|Hjalmer Tschetter (R)||3,866||39.68%|
In 2010, Hundstad received $1,197 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|South Dakota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jim Hundstad's campaign in 2010|
|South Dakota Association Of Healthcare Organizations||$250|
|South Dakota Retailers Association||$150|
|South Dakota Healthcare Association||$100|
|Total Raised in 2010||$1,197|
Hundstad raised $4,830 during the 2008 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|South Dakota Education Association||$500|
|Brown County Democratic Party||$400|
|South Dakota Automobile Dealers Association||$300|
|South Dakota Corn Growers Association||$250|
Hundstad and his wife Barbara have three children.
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- Profile from the South Dakota Legislature
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000,
|South Dakota House District 2
| Succeeded by|
Paul Dennert (D)
Paul Dennert (D)
|South Dakota Senate District 2
| Succeeded by|
Chuck Welke (D)