Elaine Elliott

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Elaine Elliott
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South Dakota House District 2
In office
2009 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Master'sNorthern State University, Aberdeen, 1975
Date of birth07/11/1945
Place of birthMitchell, SD
Elaine Elliott (b. July 11, 1945) is a former Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 2.

Elliott earned her MS in Elementary Education from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota in 1975.

Elliott worked as an Elementary Teacher and Literacy Coach for Aberdeen Public Schools and the State of South Dakota from 1965 to 2006.

Elliott joined the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 2009. She has served in that position since, representing the 2nd District. Elliott and her husband, Burt, have one child.

Committee assignments


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Elliott served on the following committees:



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Elliott ran for re-election to one of two seats in District 2 of the South Dakota House of Representatives. Also running were fellow Democratic incumbent H. Paul Dennert, Lana Greenfield (R) and Norbert Barrie (R).[1] H. Paul Dennert (D) and Elaine Elliott (D) won election in the November 2 general election.[2]

South Dakota State House, District 2 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png H. Paul Dennert (D) 4,617 30.00%
Green check mark transparent.png Elaine Elliott (D) 4,053 26.34%
Lana Greenfield (R) 3,865 25.11%
Norbert Barrie (R) 2,855 18.55%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Elliott received $9,366 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below:[3]


In 2008, Elliott collected $8,023 in donations.[4]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Epic $1,000
Brown County Democratic Party $400
Equality South Dakota $300
Northwestern Energy $300
Teamsters $200

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