South Dakota gubernatorial election, 2006

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South Dakota gubernatorial election, 2006

← 2002 November 7, 2006 2010 →

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Nominee Mike Rounds Jack Billion
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Dennis Daugaard Eric Abrahamson
Popular vote 206,990 121,226
Percentage 61.7% 36.1%

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County Results

Rounds:      50–60%      60–70%      70-80%      80–90%

Billion:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

Governor before election

Mike Rounds
Republican

Elected Governor

Mike Rounds
Republican

The South Dakota gubernatorial election of 2006 was held on November 7, 2006. Incumbent Republican Governor Mike Rounds defeated Democrat Jack Billion to serve a second term as Governor.

Democratic Primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jack Billion 22,527 61.91
Democratic Dennis Weise 13,862 38.09
Total votes 36,389 100.00

Republican Primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Governor Rounds faced no opposition in the Republican primary.

Minor parties[edit]

Libertarian Party[edit]

  • Tom Gerber

Constitution Party[edit]

General election[edit]

Election results[edit]

South Dakota gubernatorial election, 2006[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mike Rounds (inc.) 206,990 61.69% +4.93%
Democratic Jack Billion 121,226 36.13% -5.79%
Constitution Steven J. Willis 4,010 1.20%
Libertarian Tom Gerber 3,282 0.98% +0.39%
Majority 85,764 25.56% +10.72%
Turnout 335,508
Republican hold Swing

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