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}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Willadsen''' (b. December 17, 1955) {{2014is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 11|District 11]] of the [[South Dakota House of Representatives]].<ref name=2014candidate/>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Willadsen''' (b. December 17, 1955) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[South Dakota House of Representatives]] representing [[South Dakota House of Representatives District 11|District 11]].  He was appointed June 16, 2014, by [[Dennis Daugaard|Governor Dennis Daugaard]] to replace [[Christine Erickson]].<ref>[http://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=16269 ''South Dakota State News'', "Gov. Daugaard Names Willadsen To District 11 House Seat," June 16, 2014]</ref>
  
 
Willadsen is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[South Dakota House of Representatives]], representing [[South Dakota House of Representatives District 11|District 11]] from 2011 to 2013 and from 2004 to 2008.
 
Willadsen is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[South Dakota House of Representatives]], representing [[South Dakota House of Representatives District 11|District 11]] from 2011 to 2013 and from 2004 to 2008.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Willadsen attended the University of South Dakota.  His professional experience includes working as a service writer for Billion Chrysler Plymouth Datsun and an insurance agent for New York Life, Farmers Insurance Group and his own agency.
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Willadsen attended the University of South Dakota.  His professional experience includes working as a service writer for Billion Chrysler Plymouth Datsun and an insurance agent for New York Life, Farmers Insurance Group and his own agency.<ref name=pvs/>
  
 
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Willadsen has a wife, Suzanne.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=48368 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography," accessed May 16, 2014]</ref>
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Willadsen and his wife, Suzanne, have three children.<ref name=pvs>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=48368 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography," accessed May 16, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=48368 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
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Mark Willadsen
Mark Willadsen.jpg
South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
Incumbent
In office
June 2014-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$6,000/session; $129/day for interim committees
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJune 16, 2014
Appointed byGovernor Dennis Daugaard
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
2011 - 2013
Personal
BirthdayDecember 17, 1955
Place of birthSioux Falls, South Dakota
ProfessionInsurance Agent
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Willadsen (b. December 17, 1955) is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 11. He was appointed June 16, 2014, by Governor Dennis Daugaard to replace Christine Erickson.[1]

Willadsen is a former Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 11 from 2011 to 2013 and from 2004 to 2008.

Biography

Willadsen attended the University of South Dakota. His professional experience includes working as a service writer for Billion Chrysler Plymouth Datsun and an insurance agent for New York Life, Farmers Insurance Group and his own agency.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of South Dakota House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Jim Larson and Darrell Solberg were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Jim Stalzer and Mark Willadsen defeated David Landry in the Republican primary. Stalzer and Willadsen defeated Larson and Solberg in the general election.[3][4][5]

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 11, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Stalzer Incumbent 32.4% 4,316
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Willadsen 28.3% 3,770
     Democratic Darrell Solberg 22.7% 3,024
     Democratic Jim Larson 16.6% 2,219
Total Votes 13,329
Source: South Dakota Secretary of State
South Dakota House of Representatives, District 11 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Stalzer Incumbent 45.2% 892
Green check mark transparent.pngMark K. Willadsen 27.8% 549
David Landry 27% 532
Total Votes 1,973

2012

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Willadsen ran in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 11. Willadsen and Chris Karr were defeated by Christine M. Erickson and Jim Stalzer in the Republican primary on June 5. Jim Larson and Darrell D. Solberg ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Lora Hubbel (R) is running for State Senate in District 11.[6][7]

South Dakota House of Representatives District 11 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChristine M. Erickson 31.2% 529
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Stalzer 26.4% 447
Mark K Willadesen Incumbent 21.4% 362
Chris Karr 21.1% 357
Total Votes 1,695

2010

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Willadsen defeated incumbent Darrell Solberg (D) and Jim Larson (D) in the November 2 general election. Willadsen was elected along with fellow Republican challenger Lora Hubbel.[8] Willadsen defeated Chris Karr in the June 8 Republican primary, garnering 1,093 votes. Karr received 670 votes.

South Dakota State House, District 11 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Lora Hubbel (R) 5,673 29.73%
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Willadsen (R) 5,548 29.08%
Jim Larson (D) 3,461 18.14%
Darrell Solberg (D) 4,397 23.05%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Willadsen raised $12,066 in contributions.[9]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
South Dakota Insurance Alliance PAC $1,000
Farmers Insurance Group $1,000

Personal

Willadsen and his wife, Suzanne, have three children.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Todd Schlekeway (R), Darrell Solberg (D)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Christine M. Erickson (R), Jim Stalzer (R)
Political offices
Preceded by
Christine Erickson (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
June 2014-present
Succeeded by
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