South Dakota gubernatorial election, 2014

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South Dakota gubernatorial election, 2014
South Dakota
2010 ←
November 4, 2014
→ 2018

  Photo of Gov. Dennis Daugaard.jpg
Nominee Dennis Daugaard Susan Wismer
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Matt Michels Susy Blake

Incumbent Governor

Dennis Daugaard
Republican

The 2014 South Dakota gubernatorial election will be held on November 4, 2014, to elect the Governor of South Dakota, concurrently with the election of South Dakota's Class II U.S. Senate seat, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Incumbent Republican Governor Dennis Daugaard is running for re-election to a second term in office. He won the Republican primary and is running again with incumbent Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels. The Democrats nominated State Representative Susan Wismer, who chose former State Representative Susy Blake as her running mate.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dennis Daugaard 60,017 80.87%
Republican Lora Hubbel 14,196 19.13%
Totals 74,213 100%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Susan Wismer 15,311 55.49%
Democratic Joe Lowe 12,282 44.51%
Totals 27,593 100%

Independents and Third Parties[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Dennis
Daugaard (R)
Susan
Wismer (D)
Other Undecided
CBS News/New York Times July 5–24, 2014 630 ± 4.5% 66% 27% 2% 5%
Rasmussen Reports June 4–5, 2014 750 ± 4% 55% 35% 3% 7%
SurveyUSA May 6–10, 2014 504 ± 4.5% 56% 23% 13%[21] 9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellis, Jonathan (March 25, 2014). "Daugaard officially launches re-election bid in Sioux Falls". Argus Leader. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ Montgomery, David (October 15, 2013). "Political Smokeout blog: Lora Hubbel running for governor". Political Smokeout. Retrieved October 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Could Rapid City's Stan Adelstein still run for Governor?". February 24, 2013. Retrieved June 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ Ellis, Jonathan (January 2, 2014). "Health problem forces Stan Adelstein to resign from state Senate". Argus Leader. Retrieved January 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Stace Nelson to announce run for U.S. Senate". Argus Leader. August 13, 2013. Retrieved August 13, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Primary Election - June 3, 2014". South Dakota Secretary of State. Retrieved July 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Former S.D. wildfire suppression manager running for governor as Democrat". Argus Leader. December 1, 2013. Retrieved December 10, 2013. 
  8. ^ Montgomery, David (January 28, 2014). "Rep. Susan Wismer, a Democrat, enters governor's race". Argus Leader. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  9. ^ Oster, Jerry (November 4, 2013). "SD Democrats Still Searching for A Governor Candidate". Radio 570 WNAX. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  10. ^ "A sign from the MSM that Wismer might be the Democrat’s candidate". South Dakota War College. October 24, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Frerichs' political future". Political Smokeout. 29 May 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 
  12. ^ http://sdsos.gov/content/html/elections/electvoterpdfs/2014/ElectionCandidates.pdf
  13. ^ "Now what about U.S. House and governor". May 13, 2013. Retrieved July 1, 2013. 
  14. ^ a b c "Clarity Polls SD Governor's Race: Herseth Sandlin, Huether, or Heidepriem?". February 27, 2013. Retrieved July 1, 2013. 
  15. ^ "UPDATED: South Dakota's Stephanie Herseth Sandlin will not run for U.S. Senate seat". Chicago Tribune. May 13, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  16. ^ Atyeo, J.L. (November 11, 2013). "Huether files paperwork to run for re-election; Barth, Hildebrand considering bids". Argus Leader. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  17. ^ Heidelberger, Cory (January 26, 2014). "Jarding Not Running, Not Jumping to Support Robinson and Lowe". Madville Times. Retrieved January 27, 2014. 
  18. ^ Montgomery, David (May 21, 2013). "Next up for SD politics — Pat O’Brien?". Political Smokeout. Retrieved August 13, 2013. 
  19. ^ Ellis, Jonathan (August 17, 2013). "Former USD law professor to run for governor". Argus Leader. Retrieved August 19, 2013. 
  20. ^ Montgomery, David (November 25, 2013). "Curtis Strong enters gubernatorial race". Political Smokeout. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  21. ^ a b Mike Myers (I)

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites