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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 339 bills.

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HC 1027

    Congratulating and recognizing Coach Luke Vander Leest of Sioux Falls Christian High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as the 2016 U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Coach of the Year for Boys High School Cross Country across all classes in the state of South Dakota.

  • SC 37

    Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament.

  • HC 1025

    Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota.

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  • HC 1024

    Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation.

  • SC 36

    Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

  • HCR 1012

    Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry.

Recent Votes

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HB 1001

Conference Committee Report adopted

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2674.0
•••No: 25.0
•••Other: 720.0
HB 1001

Motion to amend

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2982.0
•••No: 411.0
•••Other: 25.0
HB 1001

Do Pass Amended

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2674.0
•••No: 720.0
•••Other: 25.0
SB 179

Do Pass

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3394.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 33

Veto override

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 00.0
•••No: 3497.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 164

Veto override

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 1131.0
•••No: 2365.0
•••Other: 12.0
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