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Tony L. Portra

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Tony L. Portra
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Current Court Information:
South Dakota Fifth Judicial Circuit
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Mike Rounds
Active:   2006-2022
Past post:   Magistrate judge, Fifth Judicial Circuit
Past term:   1999-2006
Past post 2:   Attorney, Richardson Law Firm
Past term 2:   1996-1999
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Moorhead State University, 1991
Law School:   University of South Dakota School of Law, 1994
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Fifth Judicial Circuit
Position:  Position B
State:  South Dakota
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Tony L. Portra is a judge for the South Dakota Fifth Judicial Circuit.[1] Portra was appointed to the court in August 2006 by Governor Mike Rounds.[2] He was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires in 2022.[3]



See also: South Dakota judicial elections, 2014
Portra ran for re-election to the Fifth Judicial Circuit.
General: He was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]


Portra received his undergraduate degree in 1991 from Moorhead State University. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1994.[2]


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