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Justin Cronin (politician)

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Justin Cronin
Member of the South Dakota Senate
from the 23rd district
In office
January 2017 – August 2019
Preceded byCorey Brown
Succeeded byJohn Lake
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 23rd district
In office
January 2009 – 2017
Succeeded bySpencer Gosch
Personal details
Born(1980-10-09)October 9, 1980
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
DiedNovember 11, 2020(2020-11-11) (aged 40)
Pierre, South Dakota
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of St. Thomas

Justin R. Cronin[1] (October 9, 1980 – November 11, 2020) was an American politician who served as a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives from January 2009 to 2017 and the South Dakota State Senate from 2017 until his resignation in August 2019 due to health reasons.[2] Cronin won his uncontested seat for an additional term in 2016.[3] He died at his home in Pierre, South Dakota at the age of 40.[4]

Education

Cronin earned his BA in business from the University of St. Thomas.

Elections

  • 2012 Cronin and Representative Charles Hoffman were unopposed for both the June 5, 2012 Republican Primary[5] and the November 6, 2012 General election, where Representative Hoffman took the first seat and Cronin took the second seat with 6,441 (48.5%).[6]
  • 2008 When District 23 incumbent Republican Representative Tom Hackl ran for South Dakota Senate and Justin Davis left the Legislature leaving both District 23 seats open, Cronin ran in the June 3, 2008 Republican Primary;[7] in the five-way November 4, 2008 General election Cronin took the first seat with 5,135 votes (33.54%) and fellow Republican nominee Charles Hoffman took the second seat ahead of Democratic nominees Orland Geigle, Leonard Linde, and Independent candidate Wayne Schmidt.[8]
  • 2010 Cronin and Representative Hoffman were unopposed for both the June 8, 2010 Republican Primary[9] and the November 2, 2010 General election, where Cronin took the first seat with 5,343 votes (52.61%) and Representative Hoffman took the second seat.[10]

Session committees

Cronin was the vice-chair of the Government Operations and Audit Committee; a member of the Committee on Appropriations; and a member of the Joint Committee on Appropriations.[11]

References

  1. ^ "Justin Cronin's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "Former state legislator Justin Cronin dies at 40". Argus Leader. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  3. ^ "South Dakota 23rd District State Senate Results: Justin Cronin Wins". The New York Times. 2017-08-01. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Official Results Primary Election - June 5, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  6. ^ "Official Results General Election November 6, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  7. ^ "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 22, 2014.
  8. ^ "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 22, 2014.
  9. ^ "Official Results Primary Election June 8, 2010". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
  10. ^ "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 22, 2014.
  11. ^ "SDLRC - Senator Justin R. Cronin - 2017". sdlegislature.gov. Retrieved 2018-03-29.
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