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Melissa Magstadt

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Melissa Magstadt
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South Dakota House District 5
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner, Consultant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Melissa Magstadt is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 5. Magstadt was elected to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2010.

She has spent her career in the health care industry as a nurse and as an owner and consultant of a health care design management company.

Magstadt got her A.S. from Huron University, her B.S. and M.S. from South Dakota State University, and her M.B.A. from Mount Marty Colllege.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations and Audit, Vice Chair
Health and Human Services, Vice Chair
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Magstadt won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 5. Magstadt 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 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa Magstadt Incumbent 40.1% 5,950
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Solum Incumbent 39.4% 5,844
     Democratic Dorothy Kellogg 20.5% 3,042
Total Votes 14,836

2010

Melissa Magstadt (R) and Roger Solum (R) won election in the November 2 general election.[2]

South Dakota State House, District 5 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Melissa Magstadt (R) 4,681 35.50%
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Solum (R) 4,514 34.23%
Jeff Dunn (D) 3,992 30.27%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Magstadt raised $31,849 in contributions. [3]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Codington County Republican Central Cmte $9,000
Callies, Byron & Kaelyn $2,000
Callies, Byron & Kaelyn $2,000
Koistinen Campaign Cmte $2,000

Personal

Magstadt and her husband Robert currently reside in Watertown.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Faehn (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 5
2011–present
Succeeded by
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