Kristi Noem

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Kristi Noem
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33rd Governor of South Dakota
Assumed office
January 5, 2019
LieutenantLarry Rhoden
Preceded byDennis Daugaard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Dakota's at-large district
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2019
Preceded byStephanie Herseth Sandlin
Succeeded byDusty Johnson
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 6th district
In office
January 9, 2007 – January 11, 2011
Preceded byArt Fryslie
Succeeded byBurt Tulson
Personal details
Kristi Lynn Arnold

(1971-11-30) November 30, 1971 (age 51)
Watertown, South Dakota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Bryon Noem
EducationSouth Dakota State University (BA)

Kristi Lynn Noem (/nm/; 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.

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.[1]

In August 2013, conservative Newsmax magazine named Noem among the "25 most influential women in the GOP".[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rep. Kristi Noem wins South Dakota GOP governor primary, FOX News, June 6, 2018.
  2. Meyers, Jim. "Newsmax Exclusive: The 25 Influential Women of the GOP". Retrieved 8 January 2014.