Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) biography

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Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD)

1st term Republican from South Dakota.


Residence: Ft. Pierre

Marital Status: Married (Jean)

Prev. Occupation: Insurance and Real Estate Agency Executive

Prev. Political Exp.: SD Senate, 1991-2000; SD Governor, 2003-11; US Senate, 2015-present

Education: BS South Dakota State University, 1977

Birthdate: 10/24/1954

Birthplace: Huron, SD

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 50%

Major Opponent: Rick Weiland (D)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Mike Rounds.


Washington, D.C. Office:

502 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5842
Fax: (202) 224-7482

Pierre Office: (more district offices)

111 West Capitol Ave, Suite 210
Pierre, South Dakota 57501
Phone: (605) 224-1450
Fax: (605) 224-1379



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Rob Skjonsberg
  • Scheduler: Jordan Fashimpaur
  • Legis. Dir.: Gregg Rickman
  • Press Secy.: Katie Douglas
  • Telecomm LA: Josh Jorgenson
  • Transportation LA: Frank Tedeschi
  • Trade LA: Logan Penfield
  • Comm. Dir.: Natalie Krings
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Logan Penfield
  • Education LA: Logan Penfield
  • Commerce LA: Jason Nerland
  • Labor LA: Jason Nerland
  • Labor LA: Andrew Rothe
  • Budget LA: Jason Nerland
  • Government Affairs LA: Gregg Rickman
  • Space - NASA LA: Dan Adelstein
  • Animal Welfare LA: Logan Penfield


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Mike Rounds
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Mike Rounds


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