Clint Roberts

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This article is about the policitican. For the broadcaster, see Clint Roberts (broadcaster).
Clint Roberts
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Dakota's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1983
Preceded by James Abdnor
Succeeded by District Abolished
Member of the South Dakota Senate
In office
Personal details
Born (1935-01-30) January 30, 1935 (age 81)
Presho, South Dakota
Political party Republican
Profession Retired

Clint Ronald Roberts (born January 30, 1935) is a politician from the state of South Dakota.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Presho, South Dakota and attended Black Hills State College from 1952 to 1953.

Political career[edit]

He was a member of the South Dakota Senate from 1972 to 1978. In 1980 he was elected to the House of Representatives as a Republican. He succeeded James Abdnor, who was elected to the U.S. Senate that year. After South Dakota lost its 2nd District due to redistricting in 1982, Roberts ran against Tom Daschle, then the representative from the 1st District. He lost to Daschle in the race for the at-large seat.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James Abdnor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Dakota's 2nd congressional district

1981 – 1983
District eliminated