Steve Hickey

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Steve Hickey
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South Dakota House District 9
In office
2011 - Present
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 elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
ProfessionMinister, Daycare Director
Office website
Steve Hickey (b. June 4, 1967) is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 9. Hickey was elected to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2010.

In his professional career, he works as the executive director of Kids Daycare and Learning Center. He also founded The Church at the Gate, where he serves as a minister.

Hickey earned his B.A. from Mid-America Nazarene College and his M.Div. from North Park Theological Seminary.

Committee assignments


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

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services
Transportation, Vice Chair


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



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hickey won re-election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 9. Hickey 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 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Hickey Incumbent 27.5% 4,188
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPaula Hawks 26% 3,965
     Republican Bob Deelstra Incumbent 25.5% 3,883
     Democratic Mark Anderson 20.9% 3,188
Total Votes 15,224


Hickey and Bob Deelstra (R) won election in the November 2 general election.[2]

South Dakota State House, District 9 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Hickey (R) 3,769 26.82%
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Deelstra (R) 3,300 23.48%
Trudi Hatch (D) 3,252 23.14%
Mark W. Anderson (D) 3,160 22.49%
Charles E Drews (C) 571 4.06%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Hickey received $19,004 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below:[3]

South Dakota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steve Hickey's campaign in 2010
Hickey, Steve$6,750
Herron, Chris$1,000
Ecklund, Alison$1,000
Ecklund, Scott$1,000
Herren, Clara$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $19,004


Hickey and his wife Kristen have three children, Caleb, Thomas, and Kaitlyn. They currently live in Sioux Falls.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Richard Engels (D), Deb Peters (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 9
Succeeded by