South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1994

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South Dakota Gubernatorial, 1994
South Dakota
1990 ←
November 8, 1994 → 1998

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Nominee Bill Janklow Jim Beddow
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Carole Hillard Jim Abbott
Popular vote 172,515 126,273
Percentage 55.36% 40.52%

Governor before election

Walter Dale Miller
Republican

Elected Governor

Bill Janklow
Republican

The 1994 South Dakota gubernatorial election took place on November 8, 1994 to elect a Governor of South Dakota. Republican former Governor Bill Janklow was elected, defeating Democratic nominee Jim Beddow.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Janklow 57,221 53.99%
Republican Walter D. Miller 48,754 46.01%
Totals 105,975 100.00%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Beddow 29,082 55.45%
Democratic Carrol V. Allen 12,184 23.23%
Democratic Jim Burg 11,181 21.32%
Totals 52,447 100.00%

Third parties[edit]

Candidates[edit]

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1994[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill Janklow 172,515 55.36% -3.54%
Democratic Jim Beddow 126,273 40.52% -0.59%
Libertarian Nathan A. Barton 12,825 4.12% +4.12%
Majority 46,242 14.84% -2.95%
Turnout 311,613
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1994 Statewide Primaries". South Dakota Secretary of State. South Dakota Secretary of State. Retrieved June 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?year=1994&fips=46&f=0&off=5&elect=0