Kristi Noem

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Full Name Kristi Noem
Age 48 Years Old
Nick Name Kristi Noem
Gender Female
Famous As Politician
Birth Date November 30th, 1971
Birth Place Watertown, South Dakota

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About Kristi Noem (Politician)

An American politician serving as the 33rd as well as the present governor of South Dakota since 2019 is known for Kristi Noem. She was elected governor in 2018 and is South Dakota's first female governor. She is a member of Republican Pary and she was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in November 2010. She was also a member of the South Dakota House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011 and she served the U.S. Representative for South Dakota's at-large congressional district from 2011 to 2019. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says the thousands of people who attend the July 3 celebration for Independence Day at Mount Rushmore with President Donald Trump will not be required to practice social distancing despite an increase in coronavirus cases across the country. Governor Kristi Noem (R-SD) said that attendees of a Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore would not be required to wear a mask and the crowd would not be social distancing. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta responds as coronavirus cases rise across the country. "We will have a large event at July 3rd. We told those folks that have concerns that they can stay home, but those who want to come and join us, we'll be giving out free face masks, if they choose to wear one. But we will not be social distancing," Noem, a Republican, said in an interview Monday night on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle." Kristi Noem was born on 30th November 1971 in Watertown, South Dakota, the USA; her birthplace. She was born to her parents; Ron (father) and Corrine Arnold (mother). She and raised with her siblings on the family ranch and farm in rural Hamlin County. Her nationality is American and she belongs to White ethnicity. Her race is White and her birth sign is Sagittarius, which helped her achieve his career goals. Her Chinese horoscope sign is Pig. Regarding her education, she graduated from Hamlin High School in 1990 and won the South Dakota Snow Queen title. After high school, she enrolled at Northern State University. At the age of 22, she left college to help run her family's ranch after her father was killed in a farm machinery accident. She also added a hunting lodge and restaurant to the property, and all her siblings moved back to help expand the businesses. She then stopped attending college full time but subsequently took classes at the Watertown campus of Mount Marty College and at South Dakota State University and online classes from the University of South Dakota. She earned a B.A. in political science from South Dakota State University in 2012. As of 2019, she celebrated her 48th birthday. Scroll down to get more information regarding her full biography including her personal life, husband, net worth, career, election, education, age, facts, birthday, wiki, family details, height, and more. 

Kristi Noem, a famous politician

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Kristi Noem's Political Career 

  • Kristi Noem won a seat in the South Dakota House of Representatives representing the 6th District in the year 2006. Also, she won with 39% of the vote in the same year. 
  • In the year 2008, she has re-elected a second term with a plurality of 41%.
  • After that, she served for four years, from 2007 to 2010; she was an Assistant Majority Leader during her last year.
  • In the year 2010, Noem ran for South Dakota's at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives where she won the Republican primary with a plurality of 42% of the vote against South Dakota Secretary of State Chris Nelson and State Representative Blake Curd. 
  • Her primary opponents endorsed her in the general election.
  • Her opponent, incumbent Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, emphasized her own record of independence from the Democratic caucus, including her votes against health care reform, the Wall Street bailouts, and the cap-and-trade energy bill. 
  • During the 2010 election cycle, she outraised Herseth Sandlin, $2.3 million to $2.1 million where she received 84% of her cash from individual donors while Herseth Sandlin received 56% from political action committees. She defeated Herseth Sandlin, 48% to 46%.
  • She was re-elected to a second term, defeating Democrat Matthew Varilek, 57%-43% in 2012. 
  • She was re-elected to a third term, defeating Democrat Corinna Robinson, 67%-33% in 2014. 
  • She was re-elected to a fourth term, defeating Democrat Paula Hawks, 64%-36% in 2016. 
  • Moreover, she was the fourth woman to represent South Dakota in the U.S. Congress. 
  • Noem and freshman U.S. Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina were elected by acclamation of the 2011 House Republican 87-member freshman class to be liaisons to the House Republican leadership, making Noem the second woman member of House GOP leadership. 
  • In March 2011, Republican U.S. Representative Pete Sessions of Texas named Noem one of the 12 regional directors for the National Republican Congressional Committee during the 2012 election campaign.
  • In the year 2018, she was reported to have "pitched the idea to members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus" to attach her online sales tax bill to the government funding package as part of an omnibus. 
  •  She has the support of Susan B. Anthony List, and said after her election that she hoped to maintain a 100% anti-abortion voting record.
  • On 14th November 2016, She announced that she would not seek reelection to Congress but instead run for governor of South Dakota in 2018. 
  • She defeated incumbent South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley in the June 5 primary, 56% to 44%, and defeated Democratic nominee Billie Sutton in the general election, 51% to 47.6%.
  • She was sworn in as governor of South Dakota on 5th January 2019 becoming the first woman in South Dakota history to hold that office. 
  • On 31st January 2019, she signed a bill into law abolishing the permit requirement to carry a concealed handgun.
  • On 20th March 2019, she signed a bill into law requiring South Dakota's state universities to promote and protect intellectual diversity, and on that same day, she signed several bills restricting abortion. 
  • In February 2019, she said that the Trump administration's trade wars had devastated South Dakota.
  • On 18th November 2019, she released a new meth awareness campaign named "Meth, We're On It".
  • As of 14th April 2020, she was one of seven governors who had not issued statewide stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; instead, she has emphasized her state's role in evaluating hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug, for treating COVID-19.
  • On 6th April, she issued an executive order that said people "shall" follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; she also ordered everyone over age 65 in two counties to stay home for three weeks.
  • In May 2020, she demanded that the leaders of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe remove checkpoints intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in tribal lands. Both tribes refused to comply with her demand.

Kristi Noem's Husband; Bryon Noem

Kristi Noem and her husband, Bryon Noem

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Kristi Noem was a married woman. She was married to her handsome husband, Bryon Noem in the year 1992. They are also the proud parents of three children named Kassidy Neom, Booker Noem, and Kennedy Noem. She lives with her husband and their three children on the Racota Valley Ranch near Castlewood. The duo is enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Kristi Noem's Net Worth 2020

Kristi Noem is an American politician serving as the 33rd and current governor of South Dakota since 2019. Her main source of wealth is from a political career. She is earning a cool amount of money from her career. As per sources, the net worth of Kristi Noem is estimated to have between $100K-$5 Million as of 2020. There is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is earning a cool amount of money/salary from her profession. Her salary is estimated to have between $100K-$1 Million. At present, she is satisfied with her earnings and she is living a cool lifestyle.