Governor of South Dakota

head of state and of government of the U.S. state of South Dakota

The governor of South Dakota is the head of the executive branch of the government of the U.S. state of South Dakota.[4] The governor is elected to a four-year term in even years when there is no presidential election.

Governor of South Dakota
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Incumbent
Kristi Noem

since January 5, 2019
StyleThe Honorable
ResidenceThe Governor's Mansion (official)
Watertown, South Dakota (private)
Term lengthFour years, renewable once[1]
Inaugural holderArthur C. Mellette
1889[2]
FormationConstitution of South Dakota
Salary$116,400.03 [3]

The current governor is Kristi Noem, a member of the Republican Party who took office on January 5, 2019.

List of governors of South DakotaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Article IV, Section 2, Constitution of South Dakota". South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved 31 March 2010.
  2. "Arthur C. Mellette". The Weekly South Dakotan. Retrieved 31 March 2010.
  3. "Kristi Noem". Retrieved 27 July 2019.</
  4. "Article IV, Section 1, Constitution of South Dakota". South Dakota Legislature. Retrieved 31 March 2010.