Betty Olson

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Betty Olson
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South Dakota House District 28
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$6,000/session; $129/day for interim committees
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Websites
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Betty Olson is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 28B. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Olson has worked as a writer, a substitute teacher, and a rancher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Local Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Olson 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. Oren Lesmeister was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Betty Olson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Lesmeister will face Olson in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Olson won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 28A. Olson ran unopposed. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

2010

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Olson won re-election to District 28B of the South Dakota House of Representatives. Olson ran unopposed in the June 8 Republican primary.[4] Olson defeated Teresa Schanzenbach (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

South Dakota State House, District 28B (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Betty Olson (R) 2,826 72.50%
Green check mark transparent.png Teresa Schanzenbach (I) 1,072 27.50%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Betty Olson is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Betty Olson raised a total of $9,637 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 27, 2013.[6]

Betty Olson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 28B Won $1,230
2010 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 28B Won $3,291
2008 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 28B Won $2,510
2006 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 28B Won $2,606
Grand Total Raised $9,637

2012

Betty Olson won re-election to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Betty Olson raised a total of $1,230.
South Dakota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Betty Olson's campaign in 2012
Peter Norbeck Pac$500
Black Hills Corp$250
David Bunning$200
Sdaba Pac$150
South Dakota Federation of Republican Women$80
Total Raised in 2012$1,230
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Olson received $3,291 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below:[7]

South Dakota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Betty Olson's campaign in 2010
Independent Community Bankers Of South Dakota$300
South Dakota Telecommunications Association$300
South Dakota Cable Telecommunications Association$300
South Dakota Association of Realtors$300
South Dakota State Medical Association$300
Total Raised in 2010 $3,291

2008

In 2008, Olson collected $2,510 in donations.[8]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Maher for Senate $500
South Dakota Association of Specialty Care Providers $250
South Dakota Federation of Republican Women $230
NAIP-PAC $200
Qwest Communications $200

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Preceded by
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South Dakota House of Representatives District 28
2007–present
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