Kermit A. Sande
Kermit A. Sande
|24th Attorney General of South Dakota|
|Born||February 23, 1943|
Huron, South Dakota, United States
|Alma mater||South Dakota State University|
University of South Dakota
Kermit A. Sande (born February 23, 1943) is an American politician and attorney in the state of South Dakota. He served as Attorney General of South Dakota from 1973 to 1975, as a Democrat.
Education and career
He attended South Dakota State University graduating in 1964 and University of South Dakota School of Law graduating in 1968. He did not take the bar exam as he was admitted to the South Dakota bar under the state's diploma privilege. He was the Beadle County Attorney from 1970 to 1972.
1972 South Dakota Attorney General election
On April 5, 1972 Ron Scmidt announced he was running for the Republican nomination. Schmidt was nominated by the Republican party at their convention after an unsuccessful run for the nomination in 1970 against incumbent Attorney General Gordon Mydland. James Breenan of Rapid City had announced his candidacy, but withdrew before the voting began. 
Kermit won the general election by defeating Republican Ron Schmidt. Kermit received 152,835 (51.60%) votes and Ron received 143,367 (48.40%) votes. 
1974 South Dakota Attorney General election
- "South Dakota legislative manual 1973". Retrieved 4 January 2015.
- The Daily Republic, July 28, 1972, page 2
- The Daily Plainsman, August 15, 1972
- Sioux Falls Argus Leader, April 5, 1972, page 1
- The Daily Republic, June 28, 1972, page 4
- The Daily Republic, June 27, 1972, page 2
- "Official Election Returns" (PDF). sdsos.gov. November 7, 1972. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
- "Official Election Returns" (PDF). sdsos.gov. November 5, 1974. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
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