Nov 06, 2018
Jan 01, 2018 - Apr 24, 2018
The Lieutenant Governor of the State of South Dakota is an elected constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the executive branch and the first officer in line to succeed the Governor of South Dakota. The lieutenant governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms. The lieutenant governor serves as president of the state senate, though he or she has no vote unless the full senate is evenly split on a vote and does not perform day-to-day duties in the chamber. He or she also performs additional duties as delegated and appointed by the governor and is the first officer in the line of succession is the governor's seat is temporarily or permanently vacant. South Dakota's lieutenant governor usually serves as an adviser to the Governor's Executive Committee. He or she also sits on such boards and heads such special projects as his or her experience and skills dictate. The salary for this position is $63,654.
Submit application to:
South Dakota Secretary of State, 500 E Capitol Ave #204, Pierre, SD, 57501, US