Tim Bjorkman - DEM Challenger

Financial Strength

Raised ($): $822,173

Cash on Hand ($): $6,059

% of the total DEM $ Raised: 100%

Cash on Hand v. Opponent (%):


Tim, a 5th generation South Dakotan, married with 4 sons, 3 of which served in the military, workedfrom an early age. He attended SD State and got his BS and law degree at USD, working his way through.He and his wife served as missionaries. He was a small town lawyer for 23 years and elected judge in2006, re-elected and served until June 2017. He was President of the SD Judges’ Association. Tim servedas President of the Better Bridgewater Club, on the board of the Bridgewater Nursing Home, asPresident of the Canistota Lions Club, and led in the formation of the Canistota Community Foundation,the Canistota Athletic Association, and in various church and other community groups. He has alwaysbeen active in athletics, including coaching and singing. He has authored books and other publicationson history and the law.