RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A west river South Dakota lawmaker has resigned.

A spokeswoman for Gov. Kristi Noem confirmed Tuesday that Republican state Sen. Lyndi DiSanto of Box Elder has submitted her resignation.

DiSanto posted a message to her personal Facebook page saying she is planning to move out of state by Jan. 1.

DiSanto confirmed to The Associated Press she is joining a real estate brokerage in Montana.

DiSanto was elected to the South Dakota Senate last November after serving two terms in the state House.