David Sigdestad

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David Sigdestad
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South Dakota House District 1
In office
2011 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sNorthern State University, 1964
Place of birthBristol, SD
David Sigdestad (b. May 15, 1942) is a former Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 1. Sigdestad was elected to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2010.

He worked in management training at Osco Drug for two years before becoming a self-employed farmer, which he continues to do. In his community, he has been active as the president of the Bristol School Board and a Supervisor for the Lynn Township Board. He previously held office as a state representative from 2000 to 2008.

Sigdestad earned his B.S. from Northern State University.

Committee assignments


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



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sigdestad ran for election in 2010 alongside Susan Wismer (D). Both won election.[1]

South Dakota State House, District 1 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Susan Wismer (D) 4,373 50.21%
Green check mark transparent.png David Sigdestad (D) 4,336 49.79%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Sigdestad raised $475 in contributions.[2]


Sigdestad and his wife Ava have two children, Susan and Stephen.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jason Frerichs (D)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 1
Succeeded by