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Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D.

Senator (1st term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: S.D. Senate, 1991-00; governor, 2003-11
Born: October 24, 1954; Huron, S.D.
Residence: Fort Pierre
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Jean Rounds; four children
Education: South Dakota State U., B.S. 1977
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Cybersecurity - Chairman; Readiness & Management Support; Seapower); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Housing, Transportation & Community Development; National Security & International Trade and Finance; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Environment & Public Works (Fisheries, Wildlife & Water; Superfund, Waste Management & Regulatory Oversight - Chairman); Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Veterans' Affairs
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 49th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 12,902 followers
State Clout: South Dakota is 37th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2014 Election Results

Candidate

Mike Rounds (R)
Rick Weiland (D)
Larry Pressler (I)
Gordon Howie (I)

Votes

140,741
82,456
47,741
8,474

%

50.4%
29.5%
17.1%
3.0%