Government Resources

SD State Capitol

South Dakota’s State Capitol in Pierre

U.S. Congress

Living outside South Dakota?

Find your Congressional Delegation at http://capwiz.com/awc/dbq/officials/

  • Switchboard for Washington office of any Senator: (202) 224-3121
  • Switchboard for Washington office of any Representative: (202) 225-3121

Complete information on the United States Congress

The Thomas site, maintained by the Library of Congress, includes:

  • Web pages for all members of Congress
  • Complete record of the activities of Congress
  • Text of all legislation
  • Status of all bills
  • Activity of all committees

US House Roll Call Vote Record

The U.S. Representatives Office of the Clerk maintains the US House Roll Call Vote Record from the second session of the 101st Congress (1990) to the present.

US Senate Roll Call Vote Record

The U.S. Senate maintains the US Senate Roll Call Vote Record from the first session of the 101st Congress (1989) to the present.

South Dakota Members of Congress

Senator Tim Johnson

Website: http://www.johnson.senate.gov
Phone/Washington: (202) 224-5842
Fax/Washington: (202) 228-5765
Toll Free/State: (800) 537-0025
Fax/State: (605) 332-2824

Senator John Thune

Website: http://www.thune.senate.gov
Phone/Washington: (202) 224-2321
Toll Free/Washington: (866) 850-3855
Fax/Washington: (202) 228-5429
Phone/State: (605) 334-9596
Fax/State: (605) 334-2591

Representative Kristi Noem

Phone/Washington: (202) 225-2801
Fax/Washington: (202) 225-5823
Phone/State: (605) 275-2868
Fax/State: (605) 275-2875
Email: kristi.noem@mail.house.gov

S.D. State Legislature

The South Dakota Legislature website is maintained by the SD Legislative Research Council and provides a complete record of all South Dakota legislative business going back to 1997. This site provides access to:

  • The entire body of South Dakota Codified Law and all administrative rules;
  • The current legislative session, containing:
    • Members of each year’s legislature
    • Text and status of all bills proposed for a given session
    • All committee proceedings, House and Senate
    • All floor proceedings, House and Senate

Contact your South Dakota State Lawmakers

To find your lawmakers’ names & contact info, click on the “Who are my legislators?” link on the South Dakota Legislature website.

Contact state lawmakers at home:

  • Write to their home address anytime during their 2-year term in office (you can request a call or email in reply).

Contact them during the legislature:

  • Regular Mail can be addressed to: SD State Capitol, Pierre, SD 57501. Mail reaches Pierre overnight from most points in the state.
  • Phone Senators during capitol business hours by calling a Senate page to copy down and run a short message to as many as TWO senators per single call (605)773-3821. You can ask for a reply via page or a call back from the senator.
  • Phone Representatives during capitol business hours by calling a House page to copy down and run a short message to as many as TWO representatives per single call (605)773-3851 You can ask for a reply via page or a call back from the representative.
  • Fax any lawmaker at (605)773-6806 Your fax will be hand delivered to the lawmaker’s Capitol mail box. (Separate fax needed for each lawmaker contacted.)
  • Email using the following models: sen.lastname@state.sd.us OR rep.lastname@state.sd.us
  • Meet with them at the regular Saturday coffee or “cracker barrel” in your home district.

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