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Kathy Tyler

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Kathy Tyler
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South Dakota House of Representatives District 4
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolSisseton High School
Bachelor'sNorthern State University
Master'sBemidji State
ProfessionTeacher (retired), Tech Services provider
Office website
Kathy Tyler is a Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 4. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


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.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tyler served on the following committees:

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Local Government



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of South Dakota House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election 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 are unopposed in the Democratic primary. Fred Deutsch and John Wiik are unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]


See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[2]

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Tyler 26.7% 5,131
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Peterson 25.8% 4,958
     Republican Fred Deutsch 24.1% 4,624
     Republican James Gilkerson 23.4% 4,495
Total Votes 19,208

Campaign donors

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.[3]

Kathy Tyler's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 South Dakota House of Representatives , District 4 Won $0
Grand Total Raised $0


Kathy Tyler won election to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kathy Tyler raised a total of $0.


Tyler and her husband, Tim, have two daughters and three grandchildren.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Valentine Rausch (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 4
Succeeded by