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Isaac Latterell

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Isaac Latterell
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 6th[1] district
Assumed office
January 11, 2013
Serving with Herman Otten
Preceded byBurt Tulson
Personal details
Born (1981-03-13) March 13, 1981 (age 40)
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceSioux Falls, South Dakota
Alma materNorthern State University

Isaac James Latterell[2] (born March 13, 1981) is an American politician and a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives who has represented District 6 since January 11, 2013.[3] In 2016, he was elected as Majority Whip and served in that position for 2017 and 2018.[4]


Latterell earned his BA in finance from Northern State University.


  • 2012 Redistricted to District 6, and with incumbent Republican Representatives Brock Greenfield and Burt Tulson both redistricted to District 2, Latterell ran in the four-way June 5, 2012 Republican Primary and placed first with 808 votes (35.27%); in the four-way November 6, 2012 General election, fellow Republican nominee Herman Otten took the first seat and Latterell took the second seat with 5,000 votes (31.61%) ahead of Democratic nominees Joseph Weis and Michael Jauron.[5]
  • 2006 Latterell challenged Senate District 3 incumbent Republican Senator Duane Sutton in the June 6, 2006 Republican Primary, and won by 17 votes with 613 votes (50.7%), but lost the November 7, 2006 General election to Democratic nominee Alan Hoerth.
  • 2008 When House District 3 incumbent Republican Representative Al Novstrup ran for South Dakota Senate and left a House District 3 seat open, Latterell ran in the June 3, 2008 Republican Primary but lost the four-way November 4, 2008 General election to incumbent Republican Representative David Novstrup, who took the first seat, and Democratic nominee Dennis Feickert, who took the second seat.
  • 2010 To challenge District 3 incumbent Democratic Representative Dennis Feickert, Latterell ran in the June 8, 2010 Republican Primary but again lost the four-way November 2, 2010 General election to incumbent Representatives Novstrup and Feickert, who took the first and second seats respectively.

Political positions

In February 2015, Latterell on his website criticised the practice of beheading unborn children and compared Planned Parenthood to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.[6]


  1. ^ "Representative Isaac Latterell". Pierre, South Dakota: South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
  2. ^ "Isaac Latterell's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
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  4. ^ "SDLRC - Representative Isaac Latterell - 2017". Retrieved 2020-06-17.
  5. ^ "Official Results General Election November 6, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
  6. ^ "GOP Lawmaker: Planned Parenthood Is Worse Than ISIS". Huffington Post. February 19, 2015.

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