Patrick Kirschman

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Patrick Kirschman
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 15th[1] district
Assumed office
January 2009
Serving with Martha Vanderlinde(2009–2011)
Jenna Haggar (2011–2013)
Karen Soli (2013–present)
Personal details
Born (1954-11-03) November 3, 1954 (age 62)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Alma mater South Dakota State University

Patrick A. Kirschman[2] (born November 3, 1954 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 15 since January 2009.

Education[edit]

Kirschman earned his BS from South Dakota State University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 With District 15 incumbent Representative Jenna Haggar redistricted to District 10, and incumbent Democratic Representative Mitch Fargen redistricted from District 8, Kirschman ran in the three-way June 5, 2012 Democratic Primary, and placed second with 361 votes (34.0%);[3] Kirschman and fellow Republican nominee Karen Soli were unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election, where Soli took the first seat and Kirschman took the second seat with 2,498 votes (45.22%).[4]
  • 2008 When District 15 incumbent Democratic Representatives Kathy Miles ran for South Dakota Senate and Mary Glenski was term limited and both seats were left open, Kirschman ran in the three-way June 3, 2008 Democratic Primary and placed second with 682 votes (27.3%);[5] in the three-way November 4, 2008 General election Kirschman took the first seat with 3,132 votes (36.8%) ahead of Republican nominee Tamara Weis,[6] who had run for Senate in 2006.
  • 2010 Kirschman and incumbent Republican Representative Vanderlinde were unopposed for the June 8, 2010 Democratic Primary,[7] but were challenged in the three-way November 2, 2010 General election, where Independent candidate Jenna Haggar took the first seat and Kirschman took the second seat with 1,858 votes (31.6%) ahead of incumbent Representative Vanderlinde.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Patrick Kirschman". Pierre, South Dakota: South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Patrick Kirschman's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Official Results Primary Election - June 5, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Official Results General Election November 6, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2008 South Dakota Official Primary Election Results June 3, 2008". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2008 South Dakota Official General Election Results Legislature November 4, 2008". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Official Results Primary Election June 8, 2010". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 
  8. ^ "2010 South Dakota Official General Election Results Legislature November 2, 2010". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Archived from the original on January 16, 2014. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 

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