Mike Vehle

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Mike Vehle
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South Dakota State Senate District 20
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsFour terms
Prior offices
South Dakota State House of Representatives
2005-2009
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mike Vehle has been a Republican member of the South Dakota State Senate since 2009, representing the 20th district.

Vehle served in the South Dakota State House from 2004-2008. He joined the South Dakota State Senate in 2008 and has served in that position since. He represents the 20th district.

Vehle is a banker.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Judiciary
Transportation, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Vehle won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 20. Vehle defeated Steve Sibson in the Republican primary on June 5 and defeated Quinten L. Burg (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

South Dakota State Senate, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Vehle Incumbent 57% 5,734
     Democratic Quinten Burg 43% 4,323
Total Votes 10,057
South Dakota State Senate District 20 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Vehle Incumbent 66.1% 1,812
Steve Sibson 33.9% 929
Total Votes 2,741

2010

See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Vehle ran for re-election to the 20th District Seat in 2010. Vehle ran for the seat on the Republican ticket and defeated both Susan Thie (D) and Steve Sibson (I). The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

South Dakota State Senate, District 20 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Vehle (R) 4,827 57.29%
Susan Thie (D) 1,870 22.19%
Steve Sibson (I) 1,729 20.52%

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Vehle won election to the 20th District Seat in the South Dakota State Senate, defeating opponent Jack Mortenson (D)). [3]

Vehle raised $22,831 for his campaign while Mortenson raised $5,020. [4]

South Dakota State Senate, District 20 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Vehle (R) 6,320 66.93%
Jack Mortenson (D) 3,123 33.07%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Vehle received $16,471 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[5]

South Dakota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Vehle's campaign in 2010
Davison County Republicans$1,175
Independent Community Bankers Of South Dakota$1,000
South Dakota Association Of Realtors$750
South Dakota Association Of Healthcare Organizations$500
South Dakota Telecommunications Association$400
Total Raised in 2010 $16,471

2008

Vehle raised $22,831 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Committee of South Dakota $5,000
Davis County Republicans $2,144
South Dakota Republican Party $1,131
David Bockorny $1,000
Daugaard for South Dakota $1,000
South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations $500
South Dakota Association of Realtors $500
Independent Community Bankers of South Dakota $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mel Olson
South Dakota House District 20
2005–2008
Succeeded by
Noel Hamiel
Preceded by
Ed Olson
South Dakota Senate District 20
2009–present
Succeeded by
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