|South Dakota House of Representatives, District 4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|High school||Sisseton High School|
|Bachelor's||Northern State University|
|Profession||Teacher (retired), Tech Services provider|
Tyler attended Sisseton High School before earning her bachelor's degree from Northern State University and her master's degree from Bemidji State University. She is a retired teacher and a technical services provider.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tyler served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Local Government|
Elections for the office of South Dakota House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Incumbent Kathy Tyler and Peggy Schuelke were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Fred Deutsch and John Wiik were unopposed in the Republican primary. Deutsch and Wiik defeated Schuelke and Tyler in the general election.
|South Dakota House of Representatives, District 4, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Kathy Tyler Incumbent||23.8%||3,590|
|Source: South Dakota Secretary of State|
Tyler won election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 4. Tyler ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5 and won election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Comprehensive donor information for Kathy Tyler is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kathy Tyler raised a total of $0 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 26, 2013.
|Kathy Tyler's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Dakota House of Representatives , District 4||$0|
|Grand Total Raised||$0|
2012Kathy Tyler won election to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kathy Tyler raised a total of $0.
|South Dakota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kathy Tyler'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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Tyler and her husband, Tim, have two daughters and three grandchildren.
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- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Current Candidates for Primary Election," May 2, 2014
- 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
- Office of the South Dakota Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Election Candidate List," accessed April 2, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Tyler, Kathy," accessed September 26, 2013
- Kathy Tyler for District 4, "Biography," accessed May 9, 2012
Valentine Rausch (R)
|South Dakota House of Representatives District 4
| Succeeded by|
Fred Deutsch (R)