Spencer Gosch

Spencer Gosch (born January 22, 1984) is an American politician who has served in the South Dakota House of Representatives from the 23rd district since 2017. He served as Speaker Pro Tempore during the 2019-2020 legislative sessions and is currently serving as Speaker of the House.[1][2]

Spencer Gosch
Speaker of the South Dakota House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 8, 2021
Preceded bySteven Haugaard
Speaker pro tempore of the South Dakota House of Representatives
In office
January 8, 2019 – January 8, 2021
Preceded bySteven Haugaard
Succeeded byJon Hansen
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 23rd district
Assumed office
January 10, 2017
Preceded byJustin Cronin
Michele Harrison
Personal details
Born (1984-01-22) January 22, 1984 (age 38)
Mobridge, South Dakota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of South Dakota (BS)

Election historyEdit

  • 2020 Gosch was re-elected with 8,325 votes; Charles Hoffman was also elected with 6,791 votes. [3]

Gosch won the Republican primary election with 3,107 votes along with Charles Hoffman who received 2,709 votes while James Wangsness received 1,072 votes and Kevin Watts received 755 votes. [4]

  • 2018 Gosch was re-elected with 7,115 votes; John Lake was re-elected with 6,435 votes and Eleanor Iverson received 2,105 votes and Margaret Ann Walsh received 1,717 votes. [5]
  • 2016 Gosch was elected with 7,099 votes; John Lake was elected with 6,094 votes. [6] In the Republican primary, Gosch received 2,135 votes and received the Republican nomination along with John Lake who received 2,466 votes who defeated Charles Hoffman who received 1,706 votes and Dick Werner who received 1,607 votes.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SDLRC - Representative Spencer Gosch - 2019". Sdlegislature.gov. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
  2. ^ "4-H experience helps S.D. legislator serve effectively". Morning Ag Clips. 2018-01-31. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
  3. ^ "2020 General State Canvass Final Certificate" (PDF). sdsos.gov. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  4. ^ "2020 Primary State Canvass Report and Certificate" (PDF). sdsos.gov. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  5. ^ "2018 General State Canvass Final Certificate" (PDF). sdsos.gov. Retrieved July 31, 2021.
  6. ^ "2016 General State Canvass Final Certificate" (PDF). sdsos.gov. Retrieved July 31, 2021.

External linksEdit

South Dakota House of Representatives
Preceded by Speaker pro tempore of the South Dakota House of Representatives
2019–2021
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Speaker of the South Dakota House of Representatives
2021–present
Incumbent