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Ernie Otten

Republican — Senator — District 6
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016
  • 2017-2018

Ernie Otten represents Senate District 6 in the South Dakota Senate, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 441 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HC 1028

    Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018.

  • HC 1020

    Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program.

  • SC 50

    Honoring, commending, and thanking Sheriff Dennis Johnson, upon his retirement, for forty-one years of steadfast service in law enforcement.

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  • HC 1021

    Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University.

  • SC 46

    Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ.

  • SC 42

    Honoring Derek Miles for winning a bronze medal in men's pole vault during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games.

Recent Votes

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SB 90

Approval of style and form veto - 2018

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3188.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 411.0
SB 94

Veto override - 2018

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2160.0
•••No: 1028.0
•••Other: 411.0
SB 76

Approval of style and form veto - 2018

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3188.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 411.0
SB 63

Conference Committee Report adopted - 2018

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2674.0
•••No: 925.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1320

Do Pass - 2018

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3291.0
•••No: 38.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1044

Do Pass Amended - 2018

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3188.0
•••No: 411.0
•••Other: 00.0
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