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The structure of the Government of South Dakota is based on that of the federal government, with three branches of government: executive, legislative, and judicial.
Capital: Pierre

Governor: Dennis Daugaard (R) 605.773.3212    Contact

Dennis Martin Daugaard is an American attorney and politician who has been the 32nd Governor of South Dakota since January 2011. He is the first governor of South Dakota or any state in the United States to be the child of deaf parents.
Born: June 11, 1953 (age 64), Garretson, SD
Party: Republican Party
Office: Governor of South Dakota since 2011
Spouse: Linda Daugaard (m. 1981)
Lieutenant: Matt Michels
Education: Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (1975–1978), University of South Dakota (1971–1975)

Attorney general: Marty Jackley(R)
(605) 773-3215       Contact

Marty J. Jackley is an American attorney and 30th Attorney General of South Dakota. Previously, he served as the 39th United States Attorney for the District Court of South Dakota.
Born: October 13, 1970 (age 47), Sturgis, SD
Governor: Mike Rounds; Dennis Daugaard
Spouse: Angela Jackley
Office: Attorney General of South Dakota since 2009
Political party: Republican Party
Education: University of South Dakota School of Law, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

 John Thune (R)  (202) 224-2321  Contact:
John Randolph Thune is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from South Dakota, a seat he has held since 2005.
Born: January 7, 1961 (age 57), Pierre, SD
Height: 6′ 4″
Spouse: Kimberley Thune (m. 1984)
Office: Senator (R-SD) since 2005
Previous office: Representative, SD At-large District (1997–2003)
Education: University of South Dakota, Biola University

Mike Rounds (R) (202) 224-5842 Contact: www.rounds.senate.gov/contact/email-mike
Marion Michael Rounds is an American businessman and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from South Dakota since January 2015.
Born: October 24, 1954 (age 63), Huron, SD
Office: United States Senator since 2015
Previous office: Governor of South Dakota (2003–2011)
Party: Republican Party
Spouse: Jean Rounds (m. 1978)
Siblings: Tim Rounds, Jamison Rounds, Tom Rounds, Dennis Rounds, Michele Brich, Jamie Rounds

Kristi Noem (R)  
(202) 225-2801/  Sioux Falls (605) 275-2868 Rapid City (605) 791-4673   Contact

Kristi Lynn Noem is the U.S. Representative for South Dakota's at-large congressional district, serving since January 2011. She is a Republican. She previously served in the South Dakota House of Representatives.
Born: November 30, 1971 (age 46), Watertown, SD
Nationality: American
Office: Representative (R-SD At-large District) since 2011
Spouse: Bryon Noem
Education: South Dakota State University (2011), Northern State University (1990–1992), Mount Marty College
Children: Kassidy Noem, Booker Noem, Kennedy Noem

At Large    Noem, Kristi    R   (202) 225-2801        * Ways and Means

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