|South Dakota State Senate District 14|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Knudson is a lawyer.
Prior to leaving the South Dakota State Senate, Knudson served on the following committees:
- Education Committee, South Dakota Senate
- Legislative Procedure Committee, South Dakota Senate
- State Affairs Committee, South Dakota Senate
Knudson did not run for re-election to the 14th District Seat in 2010. He was defeated in the Republican primary for governor on June 8. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
Knudson raised $266,211 for his campaign while Stevens raised $13,581. 
|South Dakota State Senate, District 14 (2008)|
|Dave Knudson (R)||7,160||60.53%|
|Bob Stevens (D)||4,668||39.47%|
Knudson raised $266,211 during the 2008 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|Jobs for South Dakota||$10,000|
|South Dakota Senate District 14
| Succeeded by|
Joni Cutler (R)