Ernie Otten

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Ernie Otten
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South Dakota State Senate District 6
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ernie Otten, Jr. is a Republican member of the South Dakota State Senate representing District 6 since 2013.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Taxation
Transportation

Elections

2012

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Otten won election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 6. Otten defeated District 10 Rep. Gene Abdallah in the Republican primary on June 5 and defeated Richard Schriever (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

South Dakota State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngErnie Otten 65.4% 6,011
     Democratic Richard Schriever 34.6% 3,176
Total Votes 9,187
South Dakota State Senate District 6 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngErnie Otten 58.9% 772
Gene Abdallah 41.1% 538
Total Votes 1,310

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Otten lives with his wife Betty in Tea, SD.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arthur Fryslie (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 6
2013–Present
Succeeded by
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