Roger Solum

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Roger Solum
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 5th[1] district
Assumed office
January 2009
Serving with Bob Faehn (2009–2011)
Melissa Magstadt (2011–present)
Preceded by Al Koistinen
Personal details
Born (1953-07-01) July 1, 1953 (age 64)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Watertown, South Dakota

Roger D. Solum[2] (born July 1, 1953) is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 5 since January 2009.[3]

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Solum and incumbent Representative Melissa Magstadt were unopposed for the June 5, 2012 Republican Primary[4] and won the three-way November 6, 2012 General election where Representative Madstadt took the first seat and Solum took the second seat with 5,844 votes (39.4%) ahead of Democratic nominee Dorothy Kellogg.[5]
  • 2008 When District 5 incumbent Republican Representatives Al Koistinen ran for South Dakota Senate and left a District 5 seat open, Solum and incumbent Representative Bob Faehn were unopposed for the June 3, 2008 Republican Primary[6] and won the four-way November 4, 2008 General election where Representative Faehn took the first seat and Solum took the second seat with 5,617 votes (31.2%) ahead of Democratic nominees Curt Johnson and Juanita Lentz.[7]
  • 2010 When incumbent Representative Faehn left the Legislature and left a District 5 seat open, Solum ran in the three-way June 8, 2010 Republican Primary and placed second with 1,062 votes (34.8%);[8] in the three-way November 2, 2010 General election fellow Republican nominee Melissa Madstadt took the first seat and Solum took the second seat with 4,514 votes (34.23%) ahead of Democratic nominee Jeff Dunn.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Roger Solum". Pierre, South Dakota: South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Roger Solum's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.sdlegislature.gov/legislators/historical_listing/LegislatorDetail.aspx?MemberID=3808
  4. ^ "Official Results Primary Election - June 5, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Official Results General Election November 6, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2008 South Dakota Official Primary Election Results June 3, 2008". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ "2008 South Dakota Official General Election Results Legislature November 4, 2008". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Official Results Primary Election June 8, 2010". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  9. ^ "2010 South Dakota Official General Election Results Legislature November 2, 2010". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 

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