FOUR MORE YEARS
TenHaken Announces Re-election Bid
SIOUX FALLS–Mayor Paul TenHaken announced his re-election bid for his second term as mayor of Sioux Falls today .
“Today, I’m excited to announce my desire to continue serving as mayor for the next four years,” said TenHaken. “It’s a decision my family and I don’t take lightly, but the honor of serving this community is incredibly rewarding, humbling and exciting.”
Sioux Falls has benefited from TenHaken’s leadership since being elected in a historic election. His “One Sioux Falls” approach to leading the city has resulted in key accomplishments during TenHaken’s first term as mayor including successfully managing the city through numerous crisis events, increasing funding for road and infrastructure improvements, and prioritizing law enforcement, public safety and mental health policies. TenHaken’s principled, collaborative and transparent leadership has helped advance Sioux Falls as one of the best quality of life communities in the world, especially for youth and families.
“I’m proud of the work of my administration and the direction Sioux Falls is headed,” said TenHaken. “There is so much energy and optimism in our community right now, and I’m eager to continue building on Sioux Falls’ successes in a second term. Sioux Falls has a unique opportunity to set itself up for success in the coming decades, and I hope that the voters of Sioux Falls continue to entrust me to lead our city as we advance priorities and tackle our growing needs.”
Before being elected as the 32nd Mayor of Sioux Falls in May 2018, Paul served as the Founder and CEO of Click Rain, a marketing technology agency he started in 2008. Under his leadership, the company received numerous awards for their tremendous growth and innovative employee-first culture. Most important to Paul has been raising his three children — Jade, 15; Max, 12; and Nora, 8. As a father and husband of 22 years to Jill, Paul brings a unique perspective on what issues are most important to growing young families in Sioux Falls.
The city election is scheduled for April 12, 2022.