Rep. Tim Reisch  (Rysh)  has announced that he will seek a second term in the State House of

Representatives from District 8 in 2024. Reisch was elected to his first term in 2022 finishing

first in a three-way Republican primary. He serves as Chair of the House Military and Veterans

Affairs Committee, and as a member of the Education, Government Operations and Audit and

Judiciary Committees.


Reisch served a 40-year stint in the SD National Guard which culminated in his serving as its Adjutant General from 2011 to 2019 under Governors Dennis Daugaard and Kristi Noem. He also served in Governor Mike Rounds’ cabinet as Secretary of Corrections from 2003-2011.  Reisch was elected Miner County Sheriff at age 24. He was reelected to four subsequent 4-year terms as Sheriff before beginning his service in state government.


 In addition to his duties as a state legislator, Reisch also serves part-time as Miner County Veterans Service Officer.