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Ernie Otten

Republican — Senator — District 6
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Ernie Otten represents Senate District 6 in the South Dakota Senate, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 288 bills.

2012 4207.67

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

  • Capitol Office:

    None
    Phone: 605-773-3821
  • District Office:

    46787 273rd
    Tea, SD 57064-8024

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HC 1021

    Recognizing Jean Benson for her achievements as head coach for the Chester Area Flyers Volleyball Team.

  • HCR 1017

    Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota.

  • HCR 1015

    Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan.

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  • HC 1012

    Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader.

  • SC 11

    Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig.

  • HCR 1013

    Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota.

Recent Votes

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SB 136

Veto override

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3291.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 96

Veto override

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 00.0
•••No: 3394.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 100

Veto override

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3291.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 64

Approval of style and form veto

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2571.0
•••No: 822.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 65

Approval of style and form veto

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3394.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 172

Do Pass

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2982.0
•••No: 617.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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