• Pro Life.
  • Pro Family. 
  • Pro Business. 
  • Pro 2nd Amendment.
  • Fiscal and Social Conservative.
  • Entrepreneur and Small Business Owner.

If you do all the small things right, the big things will take care of themselves.

Neal Tapio

Neal Tapio was born and raised in Watertown and is a graduate of Watertown High School.  He is a 4th generation South Dakotan where the Prouty family homesteaded in Hamlin County.


 Neal has been a business owner for 20 years and currently is the President of NT Sales and Leasing, Inc. of Watertown since 2010 which specializes in the sales and financing of industrial cleaning equipment for the transportation, oil and agriculture industries.  Neal graduated from Moorhead State University and began his career working for Senator Larry Pressler in Washington DC.  He then worked in the finance industry for Wells Fargo in Rapid City.  


Tapio founded New Horizon Homes in Sioux Falls, a builder of single-family homes.  He worked as the membership director of Growth Energy, an ethanol trade association.  He has volunteered for numerous political campaigns including Senator John Thune and was the campaign manager for Larry Diedrich for Congress.  


Neal looks forward to serving Watertown and the State of South Dakota to help protect the American Dream for the next generation.  

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My Values 

Conservative values of self control, self respect, self reliance, and the respect for authority are the cornerstones of a healthy society.

Neal Tapio