|South Dakota Treasurer|
|2011 - Present|
|Years in position||2|
|Predecessor||Vernon L. Larson (R)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|South Dakota State Auditor|
|High school||Spearfish High School|
|Bachelor's||Black Hills State University|
|Master's||New Mexico Highlands University|
|Service/branch||U.S. Army, South Dakota National Guard|
|Place of birth||Spearfish, South Dakota|
Sattgast was born and raised in Spearfish, South Dakota. He graduated from Spearfish High School and went on to earn a BS from Black Hills State University and a MPA from New Mexico Highlands University. He served on active duty in the U.S. Army and in the South Dakota National Guard for a collective 25 years. 
- Spearfish High School
- BS, Political science and business administration, Black Hills State University
- MPA, Public affairs and governmental processes, New Mexico Highlands University
South Dakota Treasurer (2010 - Present)
Sattgast has served as South Dakota Treasurer since 2010.
South Dakota State Auditor (2002 - 2010)
Sattgast served as South Dakota State Auditor from 2002 to 2010.
Sattgast is eligible to run for re-election as South Dakota Treasurer in 2014. He has not yet made his intentions in the race known.
Sattgast won election as South Dakota Treasurer on November 2, 2010.
- General Election
|South Dakota Treasurer, 2010|
Comprehensive donor information for Sattgast is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Sattgast raised a total of $181,164 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 10, 2013.
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|Rich Sattgast's Campaign Contributions|
South Dakota Treasurer
South Dakota Auditor
South Dakota Auditor
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$41,836||n/a||$4,500|
|Top 5 contributors||Rich Sattgast||$42,436||South Dakota Republican Party||$13,050||South Dakota Republican Party||$26,010|
|Mary Healy||$1,000||Rich Sattgast||$1,950||A Better South Dakota PAC||$2,500|
|Rik Drewes||$869||Dean Krogman||$500||Rik Drewes||$1,000|
|Scott Munserterman for Governor||$660||Lance Russell||$370||Hughes County Republicans||$1,000|
|Codington County Republican Central Committee, Hughes County Republican Party,|
Fall River County Republicans, and
8 individual donors
|$500 each||Lawrence County Republican Central Committee|
|$500 each||Lee Dejabet||$1,000|
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Sattgast and his wife, Donna, have four children.
- South Dakota Treasury
- Sattgast's biography from Project VoteSmart
- Sattgast's official campaign website
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- ↑ Rich Sattgast.com, "Main page," accessed January 10, 2012
- ↑ The New York Times, "Election 2010 South Dakota Results," accessed July 23, 2012
- ↑ Follow the Money, " Career fundraising for Richard Sattgast," accessed May 10, 2013
- ↑ Follow the Money.org
- ↑ Project Vote Smart, "Sattgast Biography," accessed July 23, 2012
Vernon L. Larson (R)
|South Dakota Treasurer
| Succeeded by|
|South Dakota State Auditor
| Succeeded by|
Steve Barnett (R)