South Dakota Total Vote Turnout '04-'00
Voters Registered Ballots Cast
2004 502,261 394,930 78.6304%
2000 471,152 322,159 68.3769%
Change 96-00 31,109 72,771 10.2536%
SD President 04 Bush (R) Kerry (D) Badnarik (Lib) Peroutka (Con) Nader (I) President 04
232,544 149,225 964 1,106 4,317 0 0 388,156 (6,774) -1.7152%
59.9099% 38.4446% 0.2484% 0.2849% 1.1122% 0.0000% 0.0000% 0
SD President 00 Bush (R) Gore (D) Browne (Lib) Buchanan (Ref) Phillips (Tax) President 00 71,887
190,700 118,804 1,662 3,322 0 0 1,781 316,269 (5,890) -1.8283%
60.2968% 37.5642% 0.5255% 1.0504% 0.0000% 0.0000% 0.5631% 0
Difference 41,844 30,421 (698) (2,216) 4,317 0 (1,781)
SD Senate 04 John Thune (Re) Daschle (D) SD Senate 04
197,813 193,279 0 0 391,092 (3,838) -84.6973%
50.5797% 49.4203% 0.0000% 0.0000% Ind. total 0 First
SD Senate 92 Haar (R) Daschle (D) Hercules (L) Hyde (I) SD Senate 92 (334,495)
108,733 217,095 4,353 4,314 334,495
32.5066% 64.9023% 1.3014% 1.2897% 0.0000% 0.0000% Ind. total 0
Difference 89,080 (23,816) (4,353) (4,314) 0 0
SD House 04 Diedrich (Re) Herseth (D) Terry Begay (L) House 04
178,800 207,798 2,806 0 389,404 Second
45.9163% 53.3631% 0.7206% 0.0000% 0
SD House 00 John Thune (R) Curt Hohn (D) Lerchl (L) House 00 74,643
231,083 78,321 5,357 0 0 314,761
73.4154% 24.8827% 1.7019% 0.0000% 0.0000% 0.0000% Ind. total 5,357
Difference (52,283) 129,477 (2,551) (0) (0) 0
Total South Dakota
2004 178,800 207,798 2,806 0
2000 231,083 78,321 5,357 0 0 SD House 00 SD House 04
(52,283) 129,477 (2,551) (0) (0) 0 314,761 389,404 74,643
SD House Republicans Democrats Unopposed Reps. Unopposed Dems. Total Unopposed
2004 0 1 0 0 0
2000 1 0 0 0 0
-1 1 0 0 0
SD PUC 04 Johnson (Rep) Jim Burg (Dem) Tony Ryan (L) Steve Willis -C PubUtCom 04
196,939 150,283 7,319 509 355,050
55.4680% 42.3273% 2.0614% 0.1434% 0
SD PUC 00 Schoenfelder (R) Laubach (D) PubUtCom00 51,466
170,822 132,762 303,584
56.2684% 43.7316% Ind. total 0
Difference 26,117 17,521
Questions Yes No
SD Amendment A Gubernatorial appointment and retention election for judges 138,346 37.8167% 227,487 365,833 0.33
Sd Amendment B Food and Transportation Aid for Sectarian Schools 173,624 46.9860% 195,899 369,523 0.67
Init. Meas. #1 Eliminate Sales Tax on Food 124,582 32.9097% 253,975 378,557 1.00
South Dakota #1 issue in 2000, Repeal Video Lottery [lost 62.93% in 1992] 146,428 47.3367% 169,642 309,333
Legislature Republicans Democrats Unopposed Reps. Unopposed Dems. Total Unopposed
SD Senate 04 25 10 10 2 12 34.2857%
SD Senate 00 24 11 13 1 14 40.0000%
1 -1 -3 1 -2 -5.7143%
SD House 04 51 19 19 2 21 30.0000%
SD House 00 51 19 14 2 16 22.8571%
0 0 5 0 5 7.1429%