Meet the Legislator

Karla J. Lems

South Dakota House of Representatives


What is your top priority for the upcoming 2023 Legislative Session?

My top priority for the 2023 legislative session is two-fold: election integrity and eminent domain. Both of these are non-partisan issues that affect South Dakotans. As a legislator, I understand the authority given to me comes from the SD Constitution. I will strive to defend the foundational freedoms of this country and state while representing my constituents in District 16.

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