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Ray Ring (politician)

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Ray Ring
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 17th district
In office
January 11, 2013 – January 12, 2021
Preceded byTom Jones
Succeeded bySydney Davis
Personal details
Born (1945-05-22) May 22, 1945 (age 76)
Marshall County, South Dakota, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceVermillion, South Dakota

Raymond J. Ring Jr.[1] (born May 22, 1945) is an American politician who served as a Democratic member of the South Dakota House of Representatives from January 11, 2013 to January 12, 2021.[2]


  • 2012 When District 17 incumbent Democratic Representative Tom Jones ran for South Dakota Senate and Republican Representative Jamie Boomgarden was term limited and retired, Ring ran in the June 5, 2012 Democratic Primary; in the three-way November 6, 2012 General election Republican nominee Nancy Rasmussen took the first seat and Ring took the second seat with 4,212 votes (33.0%) ahead of fellow Democratic nominee Marion Sorlien.[3]


  1. ^ "Ray Ring's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  2. ^ "Raymond J. Ring Jr". South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved 2020-10-26.
  3. ^ "Official Results General Election November 6, 2012". Pierre, South Dakota: Secretary of State of South Dakota. Retrieved January 13, 2014.

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