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Drew Dennert

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Drew Dennert
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 3rd[1] district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Serving with Dan Kaiser
Preceded byAl Novstrup
Personal details
Born (1995-08-28) August 28, 1995 (age 25)
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Political partyRepublican

Drew Dennert (born August 28, 1995 in Aberdeen, SD) is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives serving since January 2017. He is the grandson of former Democratic legislator Paul Dennert.

Dennert first elected in 2016 holds the record of the youngest legislator in South Dakota history.[2]


2018. Incumbent Representative Dan Kaiser did not run for re-election leaving one seat open. Representative Drew Dennert ran for re-election alongside Republican Carl Perry, Democrat Brooks Briscoe and Democrat Justin Roemmick. Dennert and Perry won the two seats earning 32% and 29% respectively, Briscoe and Roemmick finished in 3rd and 4th with 21% and 18%.

2016. Incumbent Representative Al Novstrup chose to run for the Senate, vacating his position in the House. Dennert ran for the Republican nomination and came in 2nd with 37% of the vote, incumbent Dan Kaiser came in 1st with 45% and Aberdeen school board member Todd Kolden came in 3rd with 18%.[3] Dennert and Kaiser ran in the general election against Democrats Brooks Briscoe and Nikki Bootz. Kaiser came in 1st with 34.4%, Dennert came in 2nd with 33.2%, Briscoe came in 3rd with 17.9% and Bootz came in 4th with 14.5%[4]


  1. ^ "Representative Drew Dennert". Pierre, South Dakota: South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "As youngest legislator, Dennert feels ready for Pierre".
  3. ^ reports, Staff. "Primary update: Lake, Gosch win; Kaiser, Dennert advance".
  4. ^ "South Dakota Election Results".
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