Thomas Brunner

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Thomas Brunner
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South Dakota House District 29
In office
2005 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Place of birthBelle Fourche, SD
Thomas Brunner (b. February 28, 1958) is a former Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 29.

Brunner is a farmer. He joined the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 2005 and has served in that position since. He represents the 29th District. Brunner and his wife, Quin, have seven children.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Brunner ran for re-election to District 29 of the South Dakota House of Representatives. Brunner and Dean Wink (incumbent) both advanced past the June 8 Republican primary. [1] Wink and Brunner defeated DaleArleta Volmer (D) in the general election.[2]

South Dakota State House, District 29 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Brunner (R) 6,244 43.53%
Green check mark transparent.png Dean Wink (R) 5,088 35.47%
DaleArleta Volmer (D) 3,011 20.99%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Brunner received $7,124 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below:[3]

South Dakota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas Brunner's campaign in 2010
Buckingham, Robin$1,000
South Dakota Rural Electric Association$500
South Dakota Association Of Realtors$500
South Dakota Telecommunications Association$400
South Dakota Trucking Association$350
Total Raised in 2010 $7,124


In 2008, Brunner collected $9,000 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
South Dakota Rural Electric Cooperatives $1,000
South Dakota Telecommunications Association $750
South Dakota Association of Realtors $300
William Janklow South Dakota Development Fund $250
Black Hills Corp $250

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