Timothy Rave

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Timothy Rave
South Dakota House District 25
Candidate for South Dakota State Senate District 25
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Operations Manager
Website Official website
Timothy Rave (b. July 24, 1967) is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 25. He currently serves as Speaker of the House.

Rave joined the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 2003. He has served in that position since, representing the 25th District. He currently serves as Speaker of the House. Rave has also been a Precinct Committeeman since 2002.

Rave was a Paramedic Supervisor for Rural/Metro Ambulance in 1991. He is currently Operations Manager.

Rave earned an Associates degree from Canby Vocational College in 1987. He went on to receive another Associates degree from Augustana College/McK. Hospital Paramedic Program in 1990. Rave and his wife, Lisa, have two children.

Committee membership



See also: South Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Rave has reached his term limit and is ineligible for re-election to the House. He is running for District 25 in the South Dakota State Senate instead.

Rave defeated incumbent Dan Ahlers (D) in November 2 general election.

South Dakota State Senate, District 25 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Rave (R) 5,128 51.71%
Dan Ahlers (D) 4,788 48.29%

Campaign donors

In 2008, Rave collected $21,372 in donations.[1]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Hughes County Republican Party $2,322
South Dakota Corn Growers Association $1,500
South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations $1,500
South Dakota Association of Specialty Care Providers $1,500
South Dakota Telecommunications Association $700

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Political offices
Preceded by
South Dakota House of Representatives District 25
Succeeded by
State Senate candidate, 2010