NRA Lobbying Expenses South Dakota

Mike Spies filed this request with the secretary of state of South Dakota.


From: Mike Spies

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the South Dakota Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

I am requesting a list of all of the National Rifle Association's lobbying expenditures in South Dakota from January 1, 2013 to March 14, 2017 that list "Starboard Strategic Inc." as a vendor. The list should include the amount of the expense, the type/purpose of the expense, and the the date of the expense.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Mike Spies

From: Bray, Teresa


Thank you for your email.

All of the information that you are requesting is available on our website at From this page, click on Private Lobbyists Printable Lists. On the next page you can change the year to the one you want to review. If you click on Print List by Employer, the system will provide the list in alphabetical order by employer. Scrolling down to National Rifle Association, you can click on the employer or the lobbyist name to view their information for that year. All of the expense information that was filed by each is listed at the bottom of the page.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you.

Teresa J. Bray
Deputy Secretary of State, Administrative Services
Office of the Secretary of State
500 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 204, Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-5002
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