Sen. Tim Rave elected majority leader of South Dakota Senate

2013-09-08T16:00:00Z 2013-09-08T16:29:03Z Sen. Tim Rave elected majority leader of South Dakota SenateThe Associated Press The Associated Press
September 08, 2013 4:00 pm  • 

SIOUX FALLS | Republican state Sen. Tim Rave of Baltic has been elected the new majority leader of the South Dakota Senate.

Senate Republicans on Saturday elected Rave to be majority leader. Rave replaces Sen. Russell Olson of Wentworth, who has resigned from the Legislature to take a new job.

Rave previously was speaker of the House before being elected to the Senate. He also was chairman of the South Dakota Republican Party for two years.

Republican Sen. Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes will be assistant majority leader in the Senate.

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