Lee Qualm

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Lee Qualm
Majority Leader of the South Dakota House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 10, 2017
Preceded byBrian Gosch
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 21st district
Assumed office
January 11, 2013
Serving with Julie Bartling
Preceded byJames Schaefer
Personal details
Born (1954-02-23) February 23, 1954 (age 65)
Platte, South Dakota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationMitchell Technical Institute
WebsiteCampaign website

Lee D. Qualm[1] (born February 23, 1954) is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 21 since January 11, 2013.[2][3]

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 When District 21 incumbent Republican Representative James Schaefer redistricted to District 26, Qualm and appointed Representative David Scott ran unopposed for the June 5, 2012 Republican Primary; in the four-way November 6, 2012 General election, former Democratic Senator Julie Bartling took the first seat and Qualm took the second seat with 4,421 votes (27.07%) ahead of Representative Scott and Democratic nominee Gary Coleman.[4]
  • 2010 When District 21 incumbent Republican Representatives Thomas Deadrick was term limited and retired and left a District 21 seat open, Qualm ran in the three-way June 8, 2010 Republican Primary but lost to incumbent Representative Kent Juhnke and James Schaefer, who went on to win the four-way November 2, 2010 General election against Democratic nominees David Reis (a perennial candidate who had sought legislative seats in 2002, 2004, 2006, and 2008) and Norm Cihak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lee Qualm's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  2. ^ "Representative Lee Qualm". Pierre, South Dakota: South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.sdlegislature.gov/legislators/historical_listing/LegislatorDetail.aspx?MemberID=3864
  4. ^ "Official Results General Election November 6, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 13, 2014.

External links[edit]

South Dakota House of Representatives
Preceded by
Brian Gosch
Majority Leader of the South Dakota House of Representatives
2017–present
Incumbent