Justin Bell is a native of Huron, where he graduated from Huron High School. He attended Indiana Wesleyan University. In college, he was highly involved in College Republicans in Indiana, both on his campus and on a state wide level. During his time in college, he was involved in various local, statewide, and national campaigns, including Mitch Daniels’ campaign to serve as the first republican governor of Indiana in 16 years and George W. Bush’s 2004 presidential campaign in Michigan.
Justin went on to obtain his law degree from the University of South Dakota. While in law school, he also served as a high school debate coach for Vermillion High School.
Justin has been highly active Republican politics since his return to South Dakota. He currently serves as the Deputy Treasurer of the South Dakota Republican Party. He also serves as an assistant state advisor for Teen Age Republicans (TAR’s), is on the executive board of the Hughes County Republicans, and served as a South Dakota delegate to the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
Mr. Bell has also spent countless hours volunteering for the Party and to elect both statewide and local candidates. For his efforts, he was awarded with the “Hughes County Republican of the Year” in 2012.
Justin currently resides in Pierre, where he has been engaged in the practice of law since graduation from law school.