|South Dakota State Senate District 13|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Prior to leaving the senate, he served as the Minority Leader.
Heidepriem has worked as a special assistant to the Attorney General. He also founded Johnson, Hiedepriem, Miner, Marlow and Janklow in 1992. He has worked as an attorney since then.
Heidepriem earned his BA and MA in History from the University of South Dakota. He went on to earn his MA from Harvard University. He then received his JD from the University of South Dakota.
Prior to leaving the South Dakota State Senate, Heidepriem served on the following committees:
- Judiciary Committee, South Dakota Senate
- Legislative Procedure Committee, South Dakota Senate
- State Affairs Committee, South Dakota Senate
Heidepriem not run for re-election to the 13th District Seat in 2010. Instead, he ran for governor.
Heidepriem raised $178,216 for his campaign while Heineman raised $155,378. 
|South Dakota State Senate, District 13 (2008)|
|Scott Heidepriem (D)||5,720||52.54%|
|Phyllis M. Heineman (R)||5,167||47.46%|
Heidepriem raised $178,216 during the 2008 election cycle.
His top contributors are listed below.
|South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association||$17,500|
|South Dakota First||$5,000|
|South Dakota Education Association||$3,800|
|South Dakota Ethanol Producers Association||$2,250|
|South Dakota Corn Growers Association||$2,000|
Heidepriem and his wife Susan have two children.
- Sen. Heidepriem's website
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Scott Heidepriem for Governor on Facebook
- Scott Heidepriem on Twitter
- Scott Heidepriem on YouTube
|South Dakota Senate District 13
| Succeeded by|
Phyllis Heineman (R)