DEUTSCH ENTERS RACE FOR DISTRICT 4 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
WATERTOWN SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER TO RUN FOR STATE LEGISLATURE
WATERTOWN – Codington County Republican Dr. Fred Deutsch announced today his intention to run for the South Dakota House of Representatives. He is seeking one of two seats representing District 4, which covers rural Codington, Grant, Deuel, and rural Brookings Counties.
Dr. Deutsch and his wife Kathleen will soon celebrate their 32th wedding anniversary. They have raised four daughters from their home in rural Codington County and supported their family by managing a successful chiropractic practice. Dr. Deutsch is active member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and devotes his free time to number of community service organizations.
Dr. Deutsch is in his third term on the Watertown Board of Education, which oversees the community’s K-12 public schools and Lake Area Technical Institute, and is a longtime education advocate. He said concerns about education and economic development motivated him to run for the Legislature.
“Education is the pathway to our economic future,” said Deutsch. “If elected, my priorities will be to improve our schools and foster our state’s business climate”
“Every child living in South Dakota should have the opportunity to attend a school that’s as good as or better than any school in America,” said Dr. Deutsch. Likewise, “I believe our children should have job and career opportunities available in our communities that’s equal or better than they can find anywhere in the country.
Deutsch serves on the Board for South Dakota Right to Life and said if elected said he will continue his pro-life work in the legislature.
He is a firm believer in the 2nd Amendment and a member of the National Rifle Association
Dr. Deutsch is in the early stages of his campaign, and is just starting to reach out to supporters. His first priority is to connect with as many District 4 residents as possible prior to the June primary election. “
“I am excited about meeting people,” he said. “It would be an honor to serve the people of District 4.”