HomePoliticsSEXIEST REPUB WOMEN: CONGRESSWOMAN KRISTI LYNN NOEM Politics SEXIEST REPUB WOMEN: CONGRESSWOMAN KRISTI LYNN NOEM (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) The mainstream media has tried to define the Republican Party as a bunch of old white men. But in fact, the Republican Party has its share of smart, intelligent and yes beautiful women. Kristi Lynn Noem is the U.S. Representative for South Dakota’s at-large congressional district, serving since January 2011. U.S. Representative Kristi Noem is a wife, a mother, and an experienced rancher, farmer, and small business owner. Kristi was born and raised in rural Hamlin County in northeastern South Dakota and still lives there today with her husband, Bryon, and their three children, Kassidy, Kennedy, and Booker.