Stephanie Herseth Sandlin
|Stephanie Herseth Sandlin|
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|U.S. House, South Dakota, District At large|
| June 1, 2004 – January 3, 2011|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2010|
|J.D.||Georgetown University Law Center|
|Birthday||December 3, 1970|
|Place of birth||Houghton, South Dakota|
|Religion||Lutheran – ELCA|
was a Democratic
representative of the 1st district of South Dakota
On November 2, 2010, Noem won election to the United States House of Representatives. She defeated Stephanie Herseth Sandlin and B. Thomas Marking in the general election.
|U.S. House of Representatives, South Dakota Congressional At-large District Election, 2010
||Kristi L. Noem
|| Stephanie Herseth Sandlin Incumbent
|| B. Thomas Marking
Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership
According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Rep. Herseth-Sandlin has voted with the House Democratic leadership 92.1% of the time. That same analysis reported that she also voted with party leadership 89.4% of the time in 2010.
Washington Post Analysis
A separate analysis from The Washington Post concluded that she votes 92.2% of the time with the majority of rank-and-file Democrats in the House of Representatives.