Phyllis Heineman

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Phyllis Heineman
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South Dakota State Senate District 13
In office
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsFour terms
Prior offices
South Dakota State House of Representatives
Bachelor'sSouth Dakota State University, 1970
BirthdayJune 28, 1948
Place of birthMitchell, SD
ReligionRoman Catholic
Office website
Phyllis Heineman (b. June 28, 1948) is a Republican member of the South Dakota State Senate, representing District 13. She was elected to the South Dakota State Senate in 2010. Heineman is also a former member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 13.

She began her career teaching mathematics and economics at Nettleton College. She later worked at home raising her three sons and tutoring students in math while getting involved in the community.

Heineman graduated from SDSU with her bachelor's degree in Math. She and her husband Greg live in Sioux Falls. They have three sons, Robb, Mike, and Nick, and five grandchildren.[1]

Committee assignments


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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Joint Appropriations
Government Operations and Audit, Vice Chair
Legislative Procedure


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



See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Heineman won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota State Senate District 13. Heineman ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5 and defeated Sam Khoroosi (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

South Dakota State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhyllis Heineman Incumbent 60.1% 6,623
     Democratic Sam Khoroosi 39.9% 4,395
Total Votes 11,018


See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Heineman did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary. She defeated Matt Parker (D) in the November 2 general election.

South Dakota State Senate, District 13 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Phyllis Heineman (R) 4,856 56.23%
Matt Parker (D) 3,780 43.77%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Heineman raised a total of $54,620 in campaign funds.[3] Her top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Heineman, Greg & Phyllis M $8,400
South Dakota Republican Party $5,000
South Dakota Senate Republicans Campaign Cmte $5,000
Oscar Anderson South Dakota Freedom Fund $1,000
Johnson, Pamela Best $1,000
Walsh Sr, Thomas $1,000
Beacom, Miles & Lisa $1,000


Heineman and her husband Greg have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Scott Heidepriem (D)
South Dakota State Senate District 13
Succeeded by