Secretary of State of South Dakota

The secretary of state of South Dakota is an elected constitutional officer of the U.S. state of South Dakota. The current secretary of state is Steve Barnett.

Secretary of State of South Dakota
Incumbent
Steve Barnett
TypeSecretary of State
WebsiteOfficial homepage of the South Dakota Secretary of State

DivisionsEdit

The secretary of state's office is composed of three divisions:

Other dutiesEdit

The secretary serves on the State Board of Finance[4] and maintains legislative records.[5]

Former officeholdersEdit

See table below.[6]

# Name Term of office Party
1 Amund O. Ringsrud October 1, 1889 – November 7, 1892 Republican
2 Thomas Thorson November 8, 1892 – November 2, 1896 Republican
3 William H. Roddle November 3, 1896 – 1901 Republican
4 O.C. Berg 1901–1905 Republican
5 David D. Wipf 1905–1909 Republican
6 Samuel C. Polley 1909–1913 Republican
7 Frank P. Glasner 1913–1915 Republican
8 Frank M. Rood 1915—1919 Republican
9 C.A. Burkhart 1919–1922 Republican
10 Clarence E. Coyne 1922–1927 Republican
11 Gladys Pyle 1927–1931 Republican
12 Elizabeth Coyne 1931–1933 Republican
13 Myrtle Morrison 1933–1937 Democratic
14 Goldie Wells 1937–1939 Democratic
15 Olive A. Ringsrud 1939–1943 Republican
16 Mrs. L. M. Larsen 1943–1947 Republican
17 Annamae Riff 1947–1951 Republican
18 Geraldine Ostroot 1951–1957 Republican
19 Clara Halls 1957–1959 Republican
20 Selma Sandless 1959–1961 Democratic
21 Essie Wiedenman 1961–1965 Republican
22 Alma Larson 1965–1973 Republican
23 Lorna B. Herseth 1973–1979 Democratic
24 Alice Kundert 1979–1986 Republican
25 Joyze Hazeltine 1986 – January 6, 2003 Republican
26 Chris Nelson January 7, 2003 – January 6, 2011 Republican
27 Jason Gant January 7, 2011 – January 9, 2015 Republican
28 Shantel Krebs January 10, 2015 – January 5, 2019 Republican
29 Steve Barnett January 6, 2019 – present Republican

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ South Dakota Board of Elections
  2. ^ Summons and complaint issues
  3. ^ South Dakota Legislative Manual
  4. ^ South Dakota State Board of Finance
  5. ^ Legislative records
  6. ^ "South Dakota: Secretaries of State".

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