Sands previously served in the House in 2011, 2009, 2007, and 1997, as well as the Senate in 2019, 2017, and 2015.
SD 49 election results
Last in-cycle for Senate election in 2018. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.
General election vote, 2018
Won by 3% (343 votes)
Party primary vote, 2018
Governor vote in district, 2020
Won by 5% (697 votes)
Of 1,374 Senate floor votes involving bills:
70%With majority of Senate lawmakers
64%With majority of GOP caucus
97%With majority of Dem. caucus
Sands has been absent or excused for 0 votes.
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|SB 43: Require administrative rulemaking for substantive changes to HCBS programs|
Passed both chambers
|SR 50: Confirm Governor's appointee to the 8th Judicial District|
|SB 50: Revise membership of the Board of Crime Control|
|SB 64: Revise compliance with federal REAL ID Act|
|SB 150: Revise seatbelt regulations|
|SB 151: Eliminate religious exemption regarding reporting sexual abuse|
|SB 177: Revise laws regarding clergy reporting child abuse and neglect|
|SB 200: Revise Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act|
|SB 218: Revise requirements related to reports on the medical marijuana program|
|SB 312: Revise licensing and regulation of residential youth treatment facilities|
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