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Mark Venner
Mark Venner.jpg
South Dakota House of Representatives, District 24
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Dakota, 1972
Master'sUniversity of Florida, 1986
University of South Dakota, 1974
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 16, 1950
Place of birthPierre, South Dakota
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Venner (b. September 16, 1950) is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 24 from 2011 to 2013.

Biography

Venner earned his B.S. in Engineering and M.Ed. from the University of South Dakota, and his M.S. in Engineering from the University of Florida. He spent two years teaching before entering the United States Air Force in 1975. Venner served in the Air Force for 20 years, during which time he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. When he transitioned back into civilian life, he became the owner of Venner Farm.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Venner ran in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 24. Venner was defeated by Mary Duvall and Tim Rounds in the Republican primary on June 5. No Democratic candidates filed for election. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Tad Perry (R) is running for State Senate in District 24.[2][3]

South Dakota House of Representatives District 24 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTim Rounds 35.9% 2,414
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Duvall 34.1% 2,288
Mark E. Venner Incumbent 30% 2,015
Total Votes 6,717

2010

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Venner and Tad Perry (R) won election in the November 2 general election.[4]

South Dakota State House, District 24 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Venner (R) 5,635 36.90%
Green check mark transparent.png Tad Perry (R) 5,428 35.54%
Jodi R Owen (D) 4,209 27.56%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Venner raised $10,722 in contributions. [5]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Venner, Mark & Denise $1,500
Hughes County Republican Party C/O Olson $1,000
Nagel, John $1,000

Personal

Venner and his wife, Denise, have four children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ryan Olson (R), Tim Rounds (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 24
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Mary Duvall (R), Tim Rounds (R)