Lance Carson

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Lance Carson
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South Dakota House District 20
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 8
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Lance Carson is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 20.

Carson is a business owner. He joined the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 2007 and has served in that position since. He represents the 20th District.

Committee assignments


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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Vice Chair
Joint Appropriations, Vice Chair


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



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carson won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 20. Carson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5 and won re-election in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLance Carson Incumbent 32% 5,841
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTona Rozum Incumbent 28.9% 5,272
     Democratic James Schorzmann 21.5% 3,926
     Democratic David Mitchell 17.7% 3,233
Total Votes 18,272


See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carlson ran for re-election to one of two seats in District 20 of the South Dakota House of Representatives. Also running were Tona Rozum(R) and Becky Haslam(I).[2] Carson and Tona Rozum (R) won election in the November 2 general election.[3]

South Dakota State House, District 20 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Lance Carson (R) 5,363 43.38%
Green check mark transparent.png Tona Rozum (R) 4,611 37.30%
Becky M. Haslam (I) 2,388 19.32%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Carson received $6,974 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below:[4]


In 2008, Carson collected $14,680 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Davison County Republicans $2,164
Lance Carson $1,500
South Dakota Corn Growers Association $1,500
Warren Lotsberg $500
South Dakota Republican Party $430

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