Jason M. Gant

Secretary of State

Voter Registration/Turnout Statistics 1988-2010

SOUTH DAKOTA ELECTION STATISTICS

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

Republican Reg. Democrat Registration Libertarian Reg. Reform Registration Other Registration TOTAL REGISTRATION VOTING AGE POPUL. REG. % OF VAP TURNOUT TURNOUT % OF GOP TURNOUT % OF DEM TURNOUT % OF REG. PRECICNTS
1988 1990 1992 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2001 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010
SPECIAL SPECIAL
206585 199232203986 211896 228624
179641 172073178729 173348 181979
78 367 553 1092
127
31967 31274 40737 43631 62959
418193 402657423819 429428 474781
507000 497475508885 512764 552195
82.5% 80.9% 83.3% 83.7% 86.0%
165011 104174160528 70245 90419
45.2% 22.4% 32.9%
39.9% 34.5%
42.7% 28.1% 37.9% 27.4% 19.0%
1149 1010 847 878 657

PRIMARY

YEAR 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010
Republican Reg. 208361201339200425203543215980215908215938219292223861233299235388234785
Democrat Registration181331174153174386172373175853175916174758171956179869185768195063194023
Libertarian Reg. 222 402 568 882 968 1072 1049 1092 1002 1055
Reform Registration 97 120
Constitution Reg. 66 329 297 328
Other Registration 31848 30265 31788 39201 45342 50512 55170 59478 60128 68793 76490 82403
TOTAL REGISTRATION 421540405757406821415519437743443218446931451918464973489281508240513203
VOTING AGE POPUL. 507000497475497475509088522598536333535096554657574610587663599324612055
REG. % OF VAP 83.1% 81.6% 81.7% 81.6% 83.8% 82.6% 83.5% 81.5% 80.9% 83.3% 84.8% 83.8%
TURNOUT 158422113647 84919 68154189822263506 92763168613102647
TURNOUT % OF GOP 52.1% 32.1% 23.6% 21.0% 50.7% 28.4% 36.2%
TURNOUT % OF DEM 30.4% 23.5% 15.9% 13.1% 40.1% 46.9% 19.6% 50.7%
TURNOUT % OF REG. 42.1% 28.8% 20.1% 19.0% 42.0% 56.7% 37.2%
PRECINCTS 1144 1059 1007 962 883 852 838 805 798 778 762 768

GENERAL

YEAR 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010
Republican Reg. 216510207036215285212544223932219624226906228200238580240101241528237809
Democrat Registration188552180181189935176881184262179195181129183343191523190905204413194204
Libertarian Reg. 346 469 656 924 1074 1148 1091 1168 1059 1080
Reform Registration 130 122
Constitution Reg. 101 350 315 336
Other Registration 35239 33134 42726 41979 51121 53158 61913 63171 70966 74608 83147 85296
TOTAL REGISTRATION 440301420351448292431873455971452901471152475984502261507132530462519361
VOTING AGE POPUL. 507000497475500026509965530000538000552195563208579305587663606057619584
REG. % OF VAP 86.8% 84.5% 89.7% 84.7% 86.8% 82.4% 85.3% 84.5% 86.7% 86.3% 87.5% 83.8%
TURNOUT 312991259718336254318090329316266355322159340407394930341105387355323408
TURNOUT % OF VAP 61.7% 52.2% 67.2% 62.4% 62.1% 49.5% 58.3% 60.4% 68.2% 58.0% 63.9% 62.3%
TURNOUT % OF REG. 71.1% 61.8% 75.0% 73.7% 71.6% 58.8% 68.4% 71.5% 78.6% 67.3% 73.0% 52.2%
PRECINCTS 1149 1096 1019 970 924 898 888 844 824 818 799 791

Updated November 8, 2010.