South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1998

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South Dakota Gubernatorial, 1998
South Dakota
1994 ←
November 3, 1998 → 2002

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Nominee Bill Janklow Bernie Hunhoff
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Carole Hillard Elsie Meeks
Popular vote 166,621 85,473
Percentage 64.04% 32.85%

South Dakota gubernatorial election 1998 and 1994.svg

County Results

Governor before election

Bill Janklow
Republican

Elected Governor

Bill Janklow
Republican

The 1998 South Dakota gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1998, to elect a Governor of South Dakota. Republican incumbent Bill Janklow was re-elected, defeating Democratic nominee Bernie Hunhoff.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1998[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bill Janklow (inc.) 166,621 64.04% +8.68%
Democratic Bernie Hunhoff 85,473 32.85% -7.67%
Libertarian Bob Newland 4,389 1.69% -2.43%
Independent Ronald Wieczorek 3,704 1.42%
Majority 81,148 31.19% +16.35%
Turnout 260,187
Republican hold Swing

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