Tad Perry

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Tad Perry
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Candidate for
South Dakota State Senate District 24
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
South Dakota House District 24
2011 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sCentral Methodist University, Fayette MO
Master'sUniversity of Missouri
Personal
ProfessionRetired, Educator
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Campaign website
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Tad Perry was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 24 of the South Dakota State Senate.[1]

Perry is a former Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 24 from 2011 to 2013.

Biography

Perry earned his B.S. from Central Methodist University and his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Missouri. His professional experience includes working as a university faculty member and administrator at Ball State University (Indiana) and CEO of the South Dakota Public University System.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Perry served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2014

The general elections for the office of South Dakota State Senate will take place on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Ruth Rehn was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Jeff Monroe defeated Tad Perry in the Republican primary. Rehn will face Monroe in the general election.[2][1]

2012

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Perry ran in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 24. Perry was defeated by Jeff Monroe in the Republican primary on June 5. No Democratic candidates filed for election. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Bob Gray (R) is retiring due to term limits.[3]

Note: According to election night results, Monroe led by only 36 votes. Perry requested a recount. The recount took place on Monday, June 25, and affirmed Monroe's victory by 35 votes.[4][5] [6]

South Dakota State Senate District 24 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Monroe 50.4% 1,999
Tad Perry 49.6% 1,964
Total Votes 3,963

2010

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Perry and Mark Venner (R) won election in the November 2 general election.[7]

South Dakota State House, District 24 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Venner (R) 5,635 36.90%
Green check mark transparent.png Tad Perry (R) 5,428 35.54%
Jodi R Owen (D) 4,209 27.56%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Perry raised $45,149 in contributions.[8]

He contributed the most to his campaign, $1,294.

Personal

Perry and his wife, Carolyn, have four children and five grandchildren.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ryan Olson (R), Tim Rounds (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 24
2011–2013
Succeeded by
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