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Betty Olson

Republican — Senator — District 28
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Betty Olson represents Senate District 28 in the South Dakota Senate, is a member of 0 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 767 bills.

2006 2396.18
2008 1500.0
2010 2900.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Phone: 605-773-3821

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SC 29

    Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota.

  • HC 1031

    Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance.

  • HC 1032

    Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, and recognizing Deadwood as "The Historic Jewel of the Black Hills."

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  • HC 1035

    Honoring Jessica Benson, an esteemed resident of Rapid City and a student at West Middle School, for achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service with a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

  • HCR 1009

    Designating 2015 as the "Year of Remembrance for the Centennial Since the Commencement of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923" in South Dakota and urging Congress and the President of the United States to formally and consistently recognize and reaffirm the historical truth that the atrocities committed against the Armenian, Greek, and other Christians living in their historical homelands in Anatolia constituted genocide and to work towards equitable, stable, and durable Armenian-Turkish relations and a fair, just, and comprehensive international resolution of this crime against humanity.

  • HC 1036

    Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

Recent Votes

SB 136

Veto override

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3188.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 100

Veto override

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2262.0
•••No: 1028.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 159

Veto override

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2160.0
•••No: 1131.0
•••Other: 38.0
SB 67

Concurred in amendments

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2880.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 720.0
HB 1208

Do Pass Amended

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3085.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 38.0
HB 1228

Conference Committee Report adopted

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 1954.0
•••No: 1542.0
•••Other: 12.0
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