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Doug Post (politician)

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Doug Post
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 7th district
Assumed office
2019[1]
Preceded bySpencer Hawley
Succeeded byLarry Tidemann (elect)
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Ginger[2]
Children3[2]
ResidenceVolga, South Dakota[2]
Alma materSouth Dakota State University[2]
OccupationDairy Farmer[3]

Doug Post is an American politician. He is a Republican representing the 7th district in the South Dakota House of Representatives.

Political career

In 2016, Post ran to represent District 7 in the South Dakota State Senate, but lost the Republican primary to Larry Tidemann.[1]

In 2018, Post ran for one of District 7's two seats in the South Dakota House of Representatives. He and fellow Republican Tim Reed won in a five-way race with two Democrats and one independent candidate. Post ran for re-election in 2020, but lost in the Republican primary.[1]

Electoral record

2016 Republican primary: South Dakota State Senate, District 7[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Checked Larry Tidemann 713 59.47%
Republican Doug Post 486 40.53%
2018 general election: South Dakota House of Representatives, District 7[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Checked Tim Reed 4,593 32.9%
Republican Checked Doug Post 3,132 22.5%
Democratic Dwight Adamson 2,468 17.7%
Independent Cory Ann Ellis 1,976 1.42%
Democratic Zachary Kovach 1,780 12.8%
2020 Republican primary: South Dakota House of Representatives, District 7[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Checked Tim Reed 1,205 40.9%
Republican Checked Larry Tidemann 977 33.2%
Republican Doug Post 764 25.9%

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Doug Post". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d "Doug Post's Biography". Vote Smart. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Representative Doug Post - 2020". South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved 22 June 2020.


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