Larry P. Zikmund

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Larry P. Zikmund
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Candidate for
South Dakota House of Representatives, District 14
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Larry Zikmund is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 14 of the South Dakota House of Representatives.[1] He ran unsuccessfully for the same seat in 2012.


Campaign themes


Zikmund's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Keeping Your Taxes Low

  • Excerpt: " South Dakota has thrived because of our low tax, business friendly environment. Higher taxes mean more money out of your pocket. I support keeping taxes low to encourage businesses to create jobs. Low taxes provide an incentive for businesses to start and relocate in South Dakota."

Economic Development and Workforce Development

  • Excerpt: "We live in a competitive economic environment with other states competing for some of the same must ensure our workforce is trained to meet the challenge. I want to leverage my experience and will be able to hit the ground running as an effective advocate for District 14."

Investing in a World Class Education System

  • Excerpt: "I support education and improving opportunities for K-12 programs and training in technical fields. Education opens doors and opportunity in life. I want to ensure our children have a bright future where they are adequately equipped with a knowledgeable background and skill set. Education is a key component to ensure we can compete in the regional and global economy."

Holding the Line on Government Spending

  • Excerpt: "It’s important to take a common sense, conservative approach to spending. Budgets are about priorities which must be set and then funded according the money we have. I’ve managed budgets and had to make payroll. Just like a family budget, our state must live within our means. I support finding efficiencies and eliminating unnecessary spending. Those dollars should be redirected to programs that work."



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of South Dakota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Valerie Loudenback and Chris McClure were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Tom Holmes and Larry P. Zikmund defeated Jane Ausborn in the Republican primary. Loudenback will face McClure, Holmes and Zikmund in the general election.[1][3]

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 14 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLarry P. Zikmund 55.6% 1,267
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Holmes 22.6% 514
Jane Ellen Ausborn 21.9% 498
Total Votes 2,279


See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Zikmund ran in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 14. Zikmund advanced past the Republican primary on June 5 and was defeated in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Hajek 28.6% 5,792
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Feinstein Incumbent 25.3% 5,128
     Republican Larry Zikmund 24.6% 4,989
     Democratic Jeff Winters 21.5% 4,366
Total Votes 20,275
South Dakota House of Representatives District 14 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnna C. Hajek 37% 946
Green check mark transparent.pngLarry P. Zikmund 34.5% 882
R. Shawn Tornow Incumbent 28.4% 726
Total Votes 2,554

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