revised March 1, 2013)
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State Director Zachary Nistler
(March 2012) Worked on vetting in Presidential Personnel at the White House, Jan.-June 2011. Organizing for America intern in Sioux Falls, Sept. 2009-Dec. 2010. B.S. in political science from South Dakota State University, 2011.
South Dakota Democratic Party
Chairman Ben Nesselhuf
(elected Dec. 4, 2010) Consultant in Vermillion;
earlier worked for several years in the insurance industry.
Defeated in Nov. 2010 campaign for Secretary of State. Elected to
the South Dakota State Senate in 2004. Elected to the South
Dakota House of Representatives in 2000 (at that time the youngest
representative ever elected). Graduate of University of South
Dakota. Born in Rapid City and grew up in rural Vermillion.