State Senator Lyndi DiSanto resigns from Legislature

BOX ELDER, S.D. – State Senator Lyndi DiSanto has resigned from the South Dakota Legislature.

In a post to her personal Facebook Tuesday, DiSanto says she has accepted a position with a new real estate brokerage in Montana and aims to be settled in the state by the first of the year.

“I have had to close some chapters here in South Dakota, but after some prayer and deep contemplation I believe this is where I am meant to be, ” DiSanto wrote in her post.

Gov. Kristi Noem’s office confirms to NewsCenter1 that DiSanto submitted her resignation.

DiSanto served District 35, which includes portions of Box Elder, Rapid City and Rapid Valley, since 2015.

Gov. Noem now has two Rapid City-area vacancies to fill in the state Senate. Senator Alan Solano, District 32, who announced his resignation last month, effective Nov. 30.

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