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Encyclopedia > Governor of South Dakota

Governors of South Dakota

  • Arthur C. Mellette Republican 1889-1893
  • Charles H. Sheldon Republican 1893-1897
  • Andrew E. Lee Populist 1897-1901
  • Charles N. Herreid Republican 1901-1905
  • Samuel H. Elrod Republican 1905-1907
  • Coe I. Crawford Republican 1907-1909
  • Robert S. Vessey Republican 1909-1913
  • Frank M. Byrne Republican 1913-1917
  • Peter Norbeck Republican 1917-1921
  • W. H. McMaster Republican 1921-1925
  • Carl Gunderson Republican 1925-1927
  • W. J. Bulow Democratic 1927-1931
  • Warren Green Republican 1931-1933
  • Thomas Berry Democratic 1933-1937
  • Leslie Jensen Republican 1937-1939
  • Harlan J. Bushfield Republican 1939-1943
  • M. Q. Sharpe Republican 1943-1947
  • George T. Mickelson Republican 1947-1951
  • Sigurd Anderson Republican 1951-1955
  • Joe Foss Republican 1955-1959
  • Ralph Herseth Democratic 1959-1961
  • Archie Gubbrud Republican 1961-1965
  • Nils Boe Republican 1965-1969
  • Frank L. Farrar Republican 1969-1971
  • Richard F. Kneip Democratic 1971-1978
  • Harvey L. Wollman Democratic 1978-1979
  • William J. Janklow Republican 1979-1987
  • George S. Mickelson Republican 1987-1993
  • Walter Dale Miller Republican 1993-1995
  • William J. Janklow Republican 1995-2003
  • Mike Rounds Republican 2003-

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South Dakota governor signs abortion ban law - The Boston Globe (601 words)
CHICAGO -- The Republican governor of South Dakota yesterday signed a law banning nearly all abortions in the state, directly challenging the US Supreme Court's legalization of the practice 33 years ago.
Abortion opponents hope to use the South Dakota law to eventually bring the issue back to the high court, where they believe conservatives added to the bench by President Bush and others who may join it in the future could weaken or dismantle the court's landmark Roe v.
Even before Rounds signed the measure into law, backers in South Dakota said an anonymous donor had pledged $1 million to help the state fend off legal challenges to it.
Governor of South Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (638 words)
The Governor of South Dakota is the highest-ranking elected official in South Dakota.
The governor is actively involved in the legislative process; he may introduce legislation, and has the power to veto bills passed by the legislature (though vetoes may be overridden by a two-thirds vote of each house).
The governor is the commander-in-chief of the South Dakota National Guard.
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