Rating Group: NARAL Pro-Choice South Dakota

2005 Positions

Issues: Abortion
State Office Name Party Rating
SD Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels R 0%
SD State House-3 Al Novstrup R 0%
SD State House-5 Lee Anton Schoenbeck R 0%
SD State House-18 Jean Hunhoff R 0%
SD State House-21 Julie Bartling D 0%
SD State House-24 Tim Rounds R 0%
SD State House-25 Roger Hunt R 0%
SD State Senate-2 Brock Greenfield R 0%
SD State Senate-4 Jim Peterson D 0%
SD State Senate-7 Larry Tidemann R 0%
SD State Senate-9 Deb Peters R 50%
SD State Senate-13 Phyllis Heineman R 0%
SD State Senate-27 James Bradford D 100%
SD Secretary of State Shantel Krebs R 0%
SD Commissioner-3 Tom Hansen 0%
SD Commissioner-At-Large Dick Kelly 0%
SD Commissioner-At-Large Jim Lintz 0%
SD Commissioner-At-Large Duane Sutton 100%
Gene Abdallah 0%
Stanford Adelstein 100%
Jerry Apa 0%
Eric Bogue 0%
Jamie Boomgarden 0%
Bernard Michael Broderick, Jr. 0%
Michael Buckingham 0%
Joni Cutler 100%
Thomas Deadrick 0%
Thomas Dempster 100%
H. Dennert 50%
Jay Duenwald 0%
J.P. Duniphan 50%
William Earley 0%
Burt Elliott 50%
Larry Frost 0%
Arthur Fryslie 0%
Jason Gant 0%
Cooper Garnos 0%
David Gassman 0%
Margaret Gillespie 0%
Mary Glenski 0%
Thomas Glover 100%
Tom Hackl 0%
Gary Hanson 0%
Dale Hargens 0%
Jeffrey Haverly 0%
Thomas Hennies 0%
Thomas Hills 50%
Gordon Howie 0%
James Hundstad 50%
Barry Jensen 0%
Ted Klaudt 0%
Frank Kloucek 0%
David Knudson 50%
Gilbert Koetzle 0%
Al Koistinen 0%
Clarence Kooistra 50%
John Koskan 0%
Elizabeth Kraus 0%
Michael Kroger 0%
Gerald Lange 0%
Alice Lucille McCoy 0%
Royal McCracken 50%
Ed McLaughlin 100%
Kathleen Miles 0%
Garry Allen Moore 0%
Casey Murschel 100%
William Napoli 0%
Paul Nelson 0%
Benjamin Nesselhuf 100%
Sean O'Brien 50%
Edwin Olson, Jr. 50%
Gordon Pederson 0%
Valentine Rausch 0%
Tim Rave 0%
Larry Rhoden 0%
Elaine Roberts 100%
Donna Schafer 0%
David Sigdestad 50%
Orville Smidt 0%
Steve Street 50%
Daniel Sutton 0%
William Thompson 100%
R. Shawn Tornow 0%
Theresa Two Bulls 100%
Paul Valandra 100%
Donald Van Etten 0%
Thomas Van Norman 100%
Keri Weems 0%
Hal Wick 0%

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