Joel Dykstra

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Joel Dykstra is the Republican nominee for the Senate in South Dakota

Joel Dykstra is the Republican nominee in the 2008 congressional elections for the Senate in South Dakota. He is the Republican nominee seeking to challenge incumbent Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.). He won in primary elections which took place on June 3, 2008. [1]

Positions, record and controversies

Bio

Joel Dykstra has served South Dakotans in the State Legislature since 2002. In 2004, Joel was elected Assistant House Majority Leader, a position he still holds today. He also chairs the House Taxation Committee and serves as Vice Chair of the House State Affairs Committee. [2]

2008 elections

Dykstra is the Republican nominee seeking to challenge Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[3] He won in primary elections which took place on June 3, 2008. [1]

Money in politics

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Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Joel Dykstra. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00029249&cycle=2008</crpcontribdata>

Committees and affiliations

Committees

Dykstra will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

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Contact

Dykstra for Congress
Post Office Box 8
Canton, SD 57013
605-764-2008

Email: info@joeldykstraforsenate.com

Articles and resources

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Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Greg Giroux and Marie Horrigan, "Iowa, Montana, South Dakota Races set for November", CQ Politics, June 4, 2008
  2. About Joel Joel Dykstra for Senate Official Website
  3. 2008 Race Tracker page on South Dakota's Senate Race

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