Sauder announces bid for District 4 Senate seat

September 13, 2023

BRYANT, S.D.–Republican State Representative Stephanie Sauder of Bryant has announced she’ll be a candidate for a State Senate seat in next year’s Republican Primary election.

Sauder is a first term lawmaker, elected to the House of Representatives in 2022.

She’s a former teacher, newspaper publisher and mayor in Bryant.

She’s running for the District 4 Senate seat that’s now held by John Wiik of Big Stone City, who’ll be term-limited next year, leaving the seat open.

District 4 includes the counties of Clark, rural Codington, Hamlin, Deuel, Grant and Roberts. The Republican primary election will be June 4, 2024.