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  Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2011-01-01  
 
NameStephanie Herseth Sandlin
Previous Name12/03/1970 - 03/31/2007 Stephanie Herseth
Address
Brookings, South Dakota , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born December 03, 1970
Died Still Living (43 years)
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedPaul
Mar 28, 2013 12:25am
Tags Caucasian - Swedish - Moderate - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Gay Marriage - Health Care Reform - Pro Environment - Pro- gun - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Labor - Protectionist - Married - Lutheran - Straight -
InfoStephanie Herseth grew up on her family's farm near Houghton, South Dakota, thirty-five miles northeast of Aberdeen. Herseth graduated Valedictorian from Groton High School, captained the track and basketball teams and was elected Governor of South Dakota Girls State.

Following high school, Herseth attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. In addition to being named one of Georgetown's five most outstanding seniors, Herseth graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Government and received the Justice Edmund Douglas White Medal for outstanding service to her community. Herseth next graduated with honors from the Georgetown University Law Center and was a senior editor of the law review.

Herseth is a member of the South Dakota Bar and served on the faculty of the Georgetown University Law Center. She has worked on energy and telecommunications issues for the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission in Pierre and organized commission meetings with tribal leaders regarding utility regulation on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian reservations. She also worked with the Legal Counsel for the Elderly, providing assistance to those unable to afford legal services on issues relating to housing, Medicare and Social Security. And through The Fund for American Studies, Herseth traveled to the Czech Republic to teach classes on the American system of government to central and eastern European and Asian college students.
Recently, Herseth worked with U.S. District Court Judge Charles B. Kornmann in Pierre and Aberdeen. She also served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and has been in the private practice of law assisting clients in litigation matters throughout the United States. Herseth currently lives in Aberdeen.

Former Governor Ralph Herseth was Stephanie's grandfather and Lorna B. Herseth, South Dakota's Secretary of State, was her grandmother. Her father, Lars, served in the state legislature for 20 years and was the Democratic nominee for Governor in 1986


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
12/10/2009-12/13/2009 Public Policy Polling (D) 49.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
04/01/2004-04/01/2004 Zogby International 66.00% ( 0.0) 22.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
03/18/2013-03/19/2013 Public Policy Polling (D) 52.00% ( 0.0) 37.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 06, 2010 01:10am Blog Entry How Democrats Murder Republicans  Article Jason 
Jul 07, 2009 08:00pm News Herseth Sandlin running for re-election  Article eddy 9_99 
Dec 16, 2008 01:00pm Announcement Herseth Sandlin announces birth  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Jul 23, 2008 05:00pm News Herseth Sandlin expecting first child in December  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 
Dec 18, 2006 11:00am News Herseth to Marry Former Texas Lawmaker  Article User #23 
Feb 26, 2004 12:00am General Stephanie Herseth and the Hate Amendment (From Kos)  Article COSDem 

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FAMILY
Husband Max A. Sandlin Mar 31, 2007-
Father R. Lars Herseth 1946-
Grandfather Ralph Herseth 1909-1969
Grandmother Lorna Herseth 1909-1994
Brother Todd L. Herseth 0000-

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RACES
  11/02/2010 SD - At-Large Lost 45.89% (-2.23%)
  06/08/2010 SD At-Large - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 SD - At-Large Won 67.56% (+35.11%)
  06/03/2008 SD At-Large- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 SD - At-Large Won 69.09% (+39.76%)
  06/06/2006 SD - At-Large - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 SD - At-Large Won 53.36% (+7.45%)
  06/01/2004 SD At-Large - Special Election Won 50.59% (+1.18%)
  11/05/2002 SD At-Large Lost 45.62% (-7.83%)
  06/04/2002 SD At-Large - D Primary Won 58.15% (+25.70%)
ENDORSEMENTS
SD US President - D Primary - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D John Edwards
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
FEC COMMITTEES
C00367631 Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for South Dakota $ 2623.91