James Bradford

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James Bradford
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South Dakota State Senate District 27
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsFour terms
Prior offices
South Dakota State House of Representatives
2001-2009
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James 'Jim' Bradford has been a Democratic member of the South Dakota State Senate since 2009, representing the 27th district.

Bradford served in the South Dakota State House from 2000-2008. In 2008 he changed parties from Democratic to Republican. He joined the South Dakota State Senate in 2009. He has served in that position since, representing the 27th district. In 2010, he switched again to the Democratic Party.

Bradford is a teacher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Bradford won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate, District 27. He ran unopposed in both the Republican primary on June 5 and the general election on November 6.[1]

2010

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Bradford ran for re-election to the 27th District Seat in 2010. He defeated Eugene Christensen in the general election on November 2, 2010.

South Dakota State Senate, District 27 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Bradford (D) 3,402 63.00%
Eugene Christensen (R) 1,998 37.00%

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Bradford won election to the 27th District Seat in the South Dakota State Senate, defeating opponent Theresa Two Bulls (D). [2]

Bradford raised $8,899 for his campaign while Two Bulls raised $11,350. [3]

South Dakota State Senate, District 27 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Bradford (R) 3,427 52.07%
Theresa B. Two Bulls (D) 3,155 47.93%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Bradford received $5,300 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[4]

South Dakota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Bradford's campaign in 2010
Bradford, Jim$600
South Dakota Educators PAC$500
South Dakota Association Of Realtors$450
South Dakota Telecommunications Association$300
Cmte For Fair Play$250
Total Raised in 2010 $5,300

2008

Bradford raised $8,899 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
South Dakota Republican Party $3,500
Senate Republican Campaign Committee of South Dakota $1,500
Adelation for a Better South Dakota PAC $1,000
Jim Bradford $400
R. Hopewell $400
M. Assman $400
C. Johson $300

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Lucas
South Dakota House District 27
2001–2008
Succeeded by
Kevin Killer
Preceded by
Theresa Two Bulls
South Dakota Senate District 27
2009–present
Succeeded by
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