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|Majority Leader of the South Dakota House of Representatives|
January 10, 2017 – January 12, 2021
|Preceded by||Brian Gosch|
|Succeeded by||Kent Peterson|
|Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives|
from the 21st district
January 11, 2013 – January 12, 2021
|Preceded by||James Schaefer|
|Succeeded by||Rocky Blare|
|Born||February 23, 1954|
Platte, South Dakota, U.S.
|Education||Mitchell Technical Institute|
- 2012 When District 21 incumbent Republican Representative James Schaefer redistricted to District 26, Qualm and appointed Representative David Scott ran unopposed for the June 5, 2012 Republican Primary; in the four-way November 6, 2012 General election, former Democratic Senator Julie Bartling took the first seat and Qualm took the second seat with 4,421 votes (27.07%) ahead of Representative Scott and Democratic nominee Gary Coleman.
- 2010 When District 21 incumbent Republican Representatives Thomas Deadrick was term limited and retired and left a District 21 seat open, Qualm ran in the three-way June 8, 2010 Republican Primary but lost to incumbent Representative Kent Juhnke and James Schaefer, who went on to win the four-way November 2, 2010 General election against Democratic nominees David Reis (a perennial candidate who had sought legislative seats in 2002, 2004, 2006, and 2008) and Norm Cihak.
- "Lee Qualm's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- "Representative Lee Qualm". Pierre, South Dakota: South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- "Official Results General Election November 6, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
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