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Tim Reed

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Tim Reed
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 7th district
Assumed office
January 10, 2017[1]
Mayor, Brookings, South Dakota[2]
In office
2009–2016
Personal details
Born (1965-07-13) July 13, 1965 (age 55)[2]
Brookings, South Dakota[2]
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Mary[2]
Children2[2]
ResidenceBrookings, South Dakota[2]
Alma materSouth Dakota State University[2]

Tim Reed (born July 13, 1965) is an American politician. He is a Republican representing the 7th district in the South Dakota House of Representatives.

Early life

Reed was born in Brookings, South Dakota. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Economics from South Dakota State University.[2]

Political career

Reed served as mayor of Brookings, South Dakota from 2009 to 2016.[2]

In 2016, Reed ran for election to represent District 7 in the South Dakota House of Representatives. He was unopposed in the Republican primary, and won one of the two seats in the general election (the other going to Democrat Spencer Hawley). In 2018, Reed and fellow Republican Doug Post defeated two Democrats and one independent candidate. Reed is running again in 2020.[1]

Reed currently sits on the following committees:[3]

  • Local Government
  • Taxation
  • Mental Health Services Delivery Task Force

Electoral record

2016 general election: South Dakota House of Representatives, District 7[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Checked Tim Reed 5,457 41.5%
Democratic Checked Spencer Hawley 4,788 36.42%
Democratic Linda Brandt 2,903 22.08%
2018 general election: South Dakota House of Representatives, District 7[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Checked Tim Reed 4,593 32.9%
Republican Checked Doug Post 3,132 22.5%
Democratic Dwight Adamson 2,468 17.7%
Independent Cory Ann Ellis 1,976 1.42%
Democratic Zachary Kovach 1,780 12.8%
2020 Republican primary: South Dakota House of Representatives, District 7[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Checked Tim Reed 1,205 40.9%
Republican Checked Larry Tidemann 977 33.2%
Republican Doug Post 764 25.9%

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Tim Reed (South Dakota House)". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Tim Reed's Biography". Vote Smart. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Representative Tim Reed - 2020". South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved 22 June 2020.


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