District 4 Representative John Wiik, (R) Big Stone City, is launching a run for the South Dakota Senate for District 4. The first term Representative served on the House Commerce and Energy Committee, the House
Taxation Committee, and is currently the Vice Chairman of the River Basin Natural Resource District Oversight Advisory Task Force.
With the retirement of Senator Jim Peterson, (D) Revillo, the District 4 Senate seat is open. District 4 includes all of Grant and Deuel Counties, and the rural areas of Brookings and Codington Counties in Northeastern South Dakota, including 30 small towns and 10 school districts. “I hope to bring my record of common sense conservative principles to represent District 4 in the South Dakota Senate.”
John Wiik is the Parts Manager of The Shop, Inc. in Big Stone City, a Truck and Auto Repair and Towing Business owned and operated by the Wiik family. John lives in Big Stone City with his wife of 14 years Chelsey, and their two sons, Connor and Cody, who attend Big Stone School. John and his family are active members of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Henry, SD, where John serves as Mission Treasurer/Secretary on the Church Council.