Home Builders Association Endorses Paul TenHaken for Mayor of Sioux Falls


SIOUX FALLS, SD, April 20, 2018 --- At their April 18 Board of Directors meeting, the Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire (HBASE) officially endorsed Paul TenHaken for Mayor of Sioux Falls.

“The Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire is proud to offer our endorsement of Paul TenHaken as mayor of Sioux Falls. We are confident that through his strong leadership, he will be able to encourage business expansion, attract new residents, and grow our community,” said Kim Hefner-Hines, 2018 HBASE Board President.

“Paul TenHaken has taken the time to sit down with HBASE members to discuss challenges within the industry. A key issue home builders have been trying to address is to develop a skilled workforce to support the building industry,” said Julie Terrell, HBASE Executive Officer. “Paul has made workforce development one of his key components in his mayoral campaign. As a business owner, he is aware of these challenges and has outlined his plans on how to tackle this pressing issue.”

The Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire is focused on advancing the building industry and the community for their 775 member companies. The association represents the collective interests of the home building industry by offering members a competitive advantage through exclusive opportunities and services that allows them to responsibly meet the housing needs of our community.


When is the Election?

May 1, 2018, is the Sioux Falls citywide runoff election.
The mayoral race winner will then be sworn in on May 15, 2018.

Where and When Do I Vote?


  • Voter Registration Deadline – April 16, 2018
  • Absentee Voting Begins – April 24, 2018
  • Deadline to Absentee Vote In Person – By 5:00PM, April 30, 2018


Click here to find your polling location for election day on May 1.


Editor’s Note: For more information please contact the HBASE office at 605-361-8322.