Marc Feinstein

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Marc Feinstein
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South Dakota House District 14
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 10
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Associate'sStanford University, 1975
J.D.University of South Dakota, 1995
Date of birth02/24/1953
Place of birthMitchell, SD
Office website
Marc S. Feinstein (b. February 24, 1953) is a Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 14.

Feinstein earned his AB from Stanford University in 1975. He went on to receive his JD from the University of South Dakota in 1995. He then received his LL.M in Taxation from the University of Florida in 1998.

Feinstein was owner/manager of Feinstein's Ready-to-Wear Incorporated from 1976 to 1993. He has worked as an attorney for the following law offices: Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz and Smith from 1995 to 1997, Hughes Law Offices from 2000 to 2004, and Feinstein Law Offices, Professional Corporation from 2004 to the present. He also worked as Assistant Vice President/Trust Officer for Citicorp Trust from 1998 to 2000.

Feinstein was an Attorney Poll Watcher for Roberts County, Precint 9 in 2002, and for Brookings County in 2004. He has served as a Precinct Committeeman since 2005 as well. Feinstein joined the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 2006 and has served in that position since. He currently serves as House Minority Whip, representing the 14th District. Feinstein is divorced and has four children.

Committee assignments


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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Retirement Laws


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


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



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Feinstein won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 14. Feinstein ran unopposed in the Democratic 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 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Hajek 28.6% 5,792
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Feinstein Incumbent 25.3% 5,128
     Republican Larry Zikmund 24.6% 4,989
     Democratic Jeff Winters 21.5% 4,366
Total Votes 20,275


See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Feinstein ran for re-election to one of two seats in District 14 of the South Dakota House of Representatives. Also running were Jeff Winters, Jeff Winters (D), R. Shawn Tornow (R) and David Rose (R). William Anderson (D) was eliminated in the primary.[2] Feinstein and R. Shawn Tornow (R) won election in the November 2 general election.[3]

South Dakota State House, District 14 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Marc Feinstein (D) 4,719 25.93%
Green check mark transparent.png R. Shawn Tornow (R) 4,598 25.26%
David B. Rose (R) 4,546 24.98%
Jeff Winters (D) 4,339 23.84%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Feinstein received $58,606 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below:[4]


In 2008, Feinstein collected $24,644 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Manley Feinstein $1,000
Carol Feinstein $1,000
South Dakota Education Association $1,000
Barry Feinstein $750
Equality South Dakota $750

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