Kristi Noem is an American politician who has served as the 33rd governor of South Dakotas since 2019. We will discuss details of Kristi Noem’s Husband Bryon Noem in this write-up.
Who is Kristi Noem?
Born as Kristi Lynn Arnold, she was birth on November 30, 1971, in Watertown, South Dakota, United States of America to Ron and Corinne Arnold and was raised with her siblings on their family ranch and farm in rural Hamlin County.
Growing up was never the best of experience for Kristi Noem and her siblings who lost their father in a farm machinery accident.
Kristi Noem graduated from Hamlin High School in 1990 and was crowned that year as South Dakota Snow Queen. She went on to attend Northern State University from 1990 to 1994 but did not finish.
She was however ambitious to complete her education to the highest level so she subsequently took classes at the Watertown campus of Mount Marty College and at South Dakota State University, and online classes from the University of South Dakota.
She completed her degree in political science at SDSU in 2012 while serving in Congress.
Who is Kristi Noem Husband?
Kristi Noem is married to Bryon Noem. The pair spent some great years together since they met and even though it started like a friendly vibe between them, things later picked up and they started dating.
They officially became married in 1992, in a wedding ceremony that took place in Watertown, South Dakota. Their marriage has been blessed with the birth of three children. In 2011, when Noem moved to Washington to take her congressional office, her family continued to live on a ranch near Castlewood, South Dakota.
Kristi Noem political Career?
In 2006, Noem won a seat as a Republican in the South Dakota House of Representatives, representing the 6th district (comprising parts of Beadle, Clark, Codington, Hamlin, and Kingsbury counties). In 2006, she won with 39% of the vote. In 2008, she was reelected with 41%.
Noem served for four years, from 2007 to 2010; she was an assistant majority leader during her second term. During her tenure, Noem was the prime sponsor of 11 bills that became law, including several property tax reforms and two bills to increase gun rights in South Dakota.
In 2009, she served as vice chair of the Agriculture Land Assessment Advisory Task Force. Senator Larry Rhoden chaired the task force and later served as her lieutenant governor.
In 2010, Noem ran for South Dakota’s at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. She won the Republican primary with a plurality of 42 percent of the vote against South Dakota Secretary of State Chris Nelson and State Representative Blake Curd. Her primary opponents endorsed her in the general election.
The 2011 House Republican 87-member freshman class elected Noem as liaison to the House Republican leadership, making her the second woman member of the House GOP leadership.
According to The Hill, her role was to push the leadership to make significant cuts to federal government spending and to help Speaker John Boehner manage the expectations of the freshman class.
In March 2011, Republican Representative Pete Sessions of Texas named Noem one of the 12 regional directors for the National Republican Congressional Committee during he 2012 election campaign.