District: At Large Political Highlights: S.D. House, 2007-11; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present Born: Nov. 30, 1971; Watertown, S.D. Residence: Castlewood Religion: Evangelical Christian Family: Husband, Bryon Noem; three children Education: Northern State U., attended 1990-92; South Dakota State U., B.S. 2011 Military Service: None Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term) Committee Assignments: Ways & Means
Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows:
SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat.
FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible.
LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored.
TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge.
TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.