South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1902

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South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1902
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Nominee Charles N. Herreid John W. Martin John C. Crawford
Party Republican Democratic Socialist
Running mate George W. Snow Everett Smith Erik Shakstad
Popular vote 48,196 21,396 2,620
Percentage 64.73% 28.74% 3.52%

Nominee H. H. Curtis
Party Prohibition
Running mate N. J. Edgar
Popular vote 2,245
Percentage 3.01%

Governor before election

Charles N. Herreid

Elected Governor

Charles N. Herreid

The 1902 South Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 4, 1902, to elect a Governor of South Dakota to a two-year term. Republican incumbent Governor of South Dakota Charles N. Herreid was re-elected, defeating Democratic nominee John W. Martin, Socialist Party candidate John C. Crawford, and Prohibition Party candidate H. H. Curtis.


South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1902[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles N. Herreid (inc.) 48,196 64.73
Democratic John W. Martin 21,396 28.74
Socialist John C. Crawford 2,620 3.52
Prohibition H. H. Curtis 2,245 3.01
Total votes 74,457 100
Majority 26,800 35.99%
Republican hold


  1. ^ "1901–1910 Election Returns" (pdf). South Dakota Secretary of State. Pierre, South Dakota: South Dakota Secretary of State. p. 82. Retrieved June 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "South Dakota Gubernatorial Elections, 1889–2006" (pdf). Humphrey School of Public Affairs. University of Minnesota. Retrieved June 9, 2014.