2014 South Dakota elections

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A general election was held in the U.S. state of South Dakota on November 4, 2014. All of South Dakota's executive officers were up for election as well as a United States Senate seat and South Dakota's at-large seat in the United States House of Representatives. Primary elections were held on June 3, 2014.

Governor and Lieutenant Governor[edit]

Attorney General[edit]

Election results by county

Incumbent Republican Attorney General Marty Jackley ran for re-election to a second full term in office. The Democratic Party ran no candidate for this office, which left Chad Haber of the Libertarian Party to be Jackley's only challenger.

South Dakota Attorney General election, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marty Jackley 208,848 82.00%
Libertarian Chad Haber 45,856 18.00%
Total votes 254,704 100

Secretary of State[edit]

Election results by county

Incumbent Republican Secretary of State Jason Gant decided to retire rather than run for re-election to a second term in office.

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Shantel
Krebs (R)
Angelia
Schultz (D)
Lori
Stacey (C)
Emmett
Reistroffer (L)
Undecided
SurveyUSA October 21–26, 2014 611 ± 4% 46% 29% 4% 3% 17%
SurveyUSA October 1–5, 2014 616 ± 4% 43% 29% 6% 5% 18%
SurveyUSA September 3–7, 2014 510 ± 4.4% 41% 31% 7% 4% 17%
South Dakota Secretary of State election, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shantel Krebs 155,647 60.23
Democratic Angelia Schultz 84,181 32.58
Constitution Lori Stacey 10,258 3.97
Libertarian Emmett Reistroffer 8,328 3.22
Total votes 258,414 100

State Treasurer[edit]

Incumbent Republican State Treasurer Richard Sattgast ran for re-election to a second term in office.

South Dakota State Treasurer election, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rich Sattgast 155,758 61.18
Democratic Denny Pierson 85,202 33.47
Libertarian Ken Santema 13,615 5.35
Total votes 254,575 100

State Auditor[edit]

Election results by county

Incumbent Republican State Auditor Steve Barnett ran for re-election to a second term in office. The Democratic Party ran no candidate for this office, which left Kurt Evans of the Libertarian Party to be Barnett's only challenger.

South Dakota State Auditor election, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Steve Barnett 191,755 79.95
Libertarian Kurt Evans 48,103 20.05
Total votes 239,858 100

Commissioner of School and Public Lands[edit]

Incumbent Republican Commissioner of School and Public Lands Vern Larson, who was appointed to the office in August 2013 after Commissioner Jarrod Johnson resigned, did not run for election, as per the terms of his appointment.

South Dakota Commissioner of School and Public Lands election, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ryan Brunner 174,810 76.45
Libertarian John English 53,836 23.55
Total votes 228,646 100

Public Utilities Commissioner[edit]

Incumbent Republican Public Utilities Commission Chairman Gary Hanson ran for re-election to a third six-year term in office.

South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner election, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gary Hanson 167,726 65.73
Democratic David Allen 74,842 29.32
Constitution Wayne Schmidt 12,642 4.95
Total votes 255,210 100

United States Senate[edit]

United States House of Representatives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Election Results: Statewide Races". South Dakota Secretary of State. Retrieved 5 November 2014.

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