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Kathy Miles
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Candidate for
South Dakota State Senate District 15
Prior offices
South Dakota State Senate
South Dakota State House
ProfessionRegistered Nurse
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Kathy Miles was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 15 of the South Dakota State Senate.

Miles was a Democratic member of the South Dakota State Senate from 2009-2011, representing the 15th District. Miles lost in the Democratic primary for her seat on June 8, 2010.[1]

Miles served in the South Dakota State House from 2002 to 2008.

Miles is a registered nurse. She currently works as a Clinic Nurse Manager.

Committee assignments


Prior to leaving the South Dakota State Senate, Miles served on the following committees:



See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Miles ran for election to the South Dakota State Senate. She ran as an Independent in District 15 and was defeated by incumbent Angie Buhl (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

South Dakota State Senate, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAngie Buhl Incumbent 54.8% 2,973
     Independent Kathy Miles 45.2% 2,455
Total Votes 5,428


See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Miles was defeated by Angie Buhl in the primary election for the 15th District Seat on June 8, 2010. Buhl received 398 votes while Miles received 276. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.


On Nov. 4, 2008, Miles won election to the 15th District Seat in the South Dakota State Senate, defeating opponents Tracy Saboe (R) and Steve Willis (C).[3]

Miles raised $8,523 for her campaign while Saboe raised $3,336 and Willis raised $0.[4]

South Dakota State Senate, District 15 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Miles (D) 3,664 62.09%
Tracy Saboe (R) 1,881 31.88%
Steve Willis (C) 356 6.03%

Campaign donors


Miles raised $8,523 during the 2008 election cycle.

Her top contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Pat Kirschman $1,000
South Dakota Association of Realtors $500
Midcontinent Communications $400
South Dakota Telecommunications Associations $400
GlaxoSmithKline $400
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals $350
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield $300
South Dakota Retailers Association $300
South Dakota Trucking Association $300

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kay Davis
South Dakota House District 15
Succeeded by
Patrick Kirschman
Preceded by
Gil Koetzle
South Dakota Senate District 15
Succeeded by
Angie Buhl