Kristi Lynn Noem (//; née Arnold, November 30, 1971) is an American politician. Noem is the 33rd and current Governor of South Dakota since 2019. She was the U.S. Representative for South Dakota's at-large congressional district from 2011 to 2019.
|33rd Governor of South Dakota|
|Assumed office |
January 5, 2019
|Preceded by||Dennis Daugaard|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from South Dakota's at-large district
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Stephanie Herseth Sandlin|
|Succeeded by||Dusty Johnson|
|Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives|
from the 6th district
January 9, 2007 – January 11, 2011
|Preceded by||Art Fryslie|
|Succeeded by||Burt Tulson|
Kristi Lynn Arnold
November 30, 1971
Watertown, South Dakota, U.S.
|Education||South Dakota State University (BA)|
Noem is a member of the Republican Party. She was the Republican nominee for Governor of South Dakota in the 2018 gubernatorial election and won the election in November 2018 beating Billie Sutton.
- Rep. Kristi Noem wins South Dakota GOP governor primary, FOX News, June 6, 2018.
- Meyers, Jim. "Newsmax Exclusive: The 25 Influential Women of the GOP". Retrieved 8 January 2014.