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Ballot Question Titles and Election Returns 1890-2010

References

Ballot Question Titles and Election Returns 1890-2010

Number of Ballot Questions by Year

General Election Registration Numbers by Party 1970-2010

Voter Registration/Turnout Statistics 1988-2010

Voter Registration/Turnout Statistics Pre-1988

Party listed first on the ballot in past General Elections

2012 South Dakota Official Election Returns and Registration Figures

2014 Election Information

2014 South Dakota Official Election Returns and Registration Figures

2014 Shannon County Name Change Election Results

2014 Candidate List

2014 Supreme Court Justice Retention Letters

2014 Election Calendar

2014 Candidate Calendar

2014 Absentee Ballot Statistics - General Election

As of 11/04/14 at 7:45 a.m. CT:

Absentee Ballots Requested 58,019
Absentee Ballots Sent 58,019
Absentee Ballots Received 55,292

Absentee Ballot Statistics - Primary Election

As of 06/03/2014

Absentee Ballots Requested 14,515
Absentee Ballots Sent 14,515
Absentee Ballots Received 13,635

2014 Political Party State Conventions

2014 Independent Candidate for Governor

2014 Ballot Questions

2014 Ballot Questions Pro/Con Pamphlet

The 2014 Ballot Questions include:

Constitutional Amendment Q - Authorization of Roulette, Keno, and Craps in the City of Deadwood

Initiated Measure 17 - Patient Choice

Initiated Measure 18 - Minimum Wage

Initiated Measures that did not meet the filing deadline:

Finance Charge on Certain Loans

Offices to be filled in the 2014 Elections

The following nominations are made in the party primary elections, if needed, held on June 3, 2014:

  • U.S. Senate - 6 year term
  • U.S. Representative - 2 year term
  • Governor - 4 Year Term
  • 105 Legislators (35 Senate,70 House) - 2 year term
  • County Commissioners - 4 year term
  • County Auditor - 4 year term
  • County Sheriff - 4 year term
  • Register of Deeds - 4 year term
  • Delegates to Republican Party State Convention
  • Delegates to the Democratic Party State Convention

The following Supreme Court Justices will be up for retention:

  • Chief Justice David Gilberton- 8 year term
  • Justice John Konenkamp- 8 year term
  • Justice Steven L. Zinter- 8 year term
  • Justice Lori Wilbur- 8 year term

The following will be nominated at the 2014 state Republican, Democratic, Constitution, and Libertarian conventions of each political party:

  • Lt. Governor- 4 year term
  • Secretary of State- 4 year term
  • Attorney General- 4 year term
  • State Auditor- 4 year term
  • State Treasurer- 4 year term
  • Commisioner of School and Public Lands- 4 year term
  • Public Utilities Commissioner- 6 year term

The following Circuit Court Judge positions will be will be up for nomination for an 8 year term.

Circuit Position Judge
First A Timothy W. Bjorkman
  B Steven Ray Jensen
  C Bruce V. Anderson
  D Cheryle Gering
  E Patrick Smith
  F Glen W. Eng
   
Second A Robin J. Houwman
  B Mark Salter
  C Bradley Zell
  D Patricia Riepel
  E Peter H. Lieberman
  F Joseph Neiles
  G Stuart L. Tiede
  H Susan Sabers
  I Douglas E. Hoffman
  J Larry Long
   
Third A Robert L. Timm
  B Vincent A. Foley
  C Jon Erickson
  D Gregory Stoltenburg
  E Ron Roehr
  F Tim D. Tucker
   
Fourth A Jerome A. Eckrich
  B Michael W. Day
  C Warren G. Johnson
  D Randall Macy
     
Fifth A Jon S. Flemmer
  B Tony L. Portra
  C Scott P. Myren
  D Richard Somers (1/9/2014)
     
Sixth A Mark W. Barnett
  B Patricia DeVaney
  C John L. Brown
  D Kathleen F. Trandahl
     
Seventh A Robert Mandel
  B Wally A. Eklund
  C Thomas L. Trimble
  D Jeff Davis
  E Janine M. Kern
  F Craig Pfeifle
  G Robert Gusinsky

In those areas of the state which have the following types of districts, nominations are made in keeping with the laws governing petitions for nonpolitical candidates:

  • Water Development District Directors- 4 year term (nominating petition shall be filed by the last Tuesday of March prior to primary election with Secretary of State)
  • Heartland Consumers Power District Directors- 6 year term (nominating petition shall be filed by the last Tuesday of March prior to primary election with Secretary of State)
  • Conservation District Supervisor- 4 year term (petition shall be filed by July 1 prior to general election with county auditor or Secretary of State if more than one county)

Number of signers required for petitions in 2014

NOTICE: Signature requirements and filing dates will not be updated until the first week of April 2015 due to pending legislation during the current South Dakota legislative session.

U.S. SENATE, U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, GOVERNOR

Republican: 1,955 (1% of the vote for the 2010 Republican Gubernatorial candidate: 195,406)

Democratic: 1,221 (1% of the vote for the 2010 Democratic Gubernatorial candidate: 122,037)

Liberarian: 250

Constitution: 250

Americans Elect: 250

Independent: 3,171 (1% of the total vote for Governor in 2010: 317,083)

Newly Recognized Political Party: 250

FORM A NEW POLITICAL PARTY

7,928 (2.5% of total vote for Governor in 2010: 317,083)

STATE LEGISLATORS

Legislative Signature Requirements by District

New Political Party: Five signatures.

COUNTY OFFICIALS & PARTY DELEGATES (filed with county auditor)

Republican, Democrat: 50 signatures or 1% of the vote for their party's Gubernatorial candidate in the county or commissioner district in the 2010 election, whichever is less.

Independent: Signatures equal to 1% of the total vote for Governor in 2010 in their district.

Newly Recognized Political Party: Five signatures.

SPECIAL DISTRICTS

Heartland Consumer Power District Director: 50

Conservation District Supervisor: 25

Water Development District Director: 25

All petition signers must be active or inactive registered voters in the jurisdiction for which the candidate is seeking office.

DEADLINE FOR FILING

March 25, 2014 for Primary Election candidates.

April 29, 2014 for Independent candidates.

INITIATIVE PETITIONS

15,855 (5% of 2010 vote for Governor 317,083) Signatures must be filed by Nov 4, 2013.

REFERENDUM PETITIONS

15,855 (5% of 2010 vote for Governor 317,083). File within 90 days after adjournment of legislature at which the law was passed.

INITIATED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

31,709 signatures (10% of 2010 vote for Governor 317,083) Signatures must be filed by November 4, 2013.

2014 Legislative district petition signature requirements

2012 and 2014 Legislative District Petition Signature Requirements

Legislative District Republican Democrat Independent
District 1 50 50 100
District 2 50 43 103
District 3 50 37 95
District 4 50 33 96
District 5 50 33 88
District 6 50 29 82
District 7 44 32 76
District 8 50 42 102
District 9 46 33 79
District 10 50 37 89
District 11 50 35 95
District 12 50 36 90
District 13 50 43 103
District 14 50 45 107
District 15 24 27 51
District 16 50 34 94
District 17 46 39 85
District 18 50 33 87
District 19 50 39 108
District 20 50 38 98
District 21 50 34 92
District 22 50 40 94
District 23 50 36 106
District 24 50 31 106
District 25 50 35 104
District 26 38 36 73
District 26A 11 17 27
District 26B 27 19 46
District 27 27 31 57
District 28 48 32 79
District 28A 14 17 31
District 28B 34 16 49
District 29 50 29 92
District 30 50 37 113
District 31 50 38 102
District 32 50 33 90
District 33 43 21 63
District 34 50 37 107
District 35 47 23 70

*New Political Party - 5 Signatures