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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:
The following Supreme Court Justices will be up for retention:
The following will be nominated at the 2014 state Republican, Democratic, Constitution, and Libertarian conventions of each political party:
The following Circuit Court Judge positions will be will be up for nomination for an 8 year term.
|First||A||Timothy W. Bjorkman|
|B||Steven Ray Jensen|
|C||Bruce V. Anderson|
|F||Glen W. Eng|
|Second||A||Robin J. Houwman|
|E||Peter H. Lieberman|
|G||Stuart L. Tiede|
|I||Douglas E. Hoffman|
|Third||A||Robert L. Timm|
|B||Vincent A. Foley|
|F||Tim D. Tucker|
|Fourth||A||Jerome A. Eckrich|
|B||Michael W. Day|
|C||Warren G. Johnson|
|Fifth||A||Jon S. Flemmer|
|B||Tony L. Portra|
|C||Scott P. Myren|
|D||Richard Somers (1/9/2014)|
|Sixth||A||Mark W. Barnett|
|C||John L. Brown|
|D||Kathleen F. Trandahl|
|B||Wally A. Eklund|
|C||Thomas L. Trimble|
|E||Janine M. Kern|
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:
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)
Americans Elect: 250
Independent: 3,171 (1% of the total vote for Governor in 2010: 317,083)
Newly Recognized Political Party: 250
7,928 (2.5% of total vote for Governor in 2010: 317,083)
New Political Party: Five signatures.
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.
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.
March 25, 2014 for Primary Election candidates.
April 29, 2014 for Independent candidates.
15,855 (5% of 2010 vote for Governor 317,083) Signatures must be filed by Nov 4, 2013.
15,855 (5% of 2010 vote for Governor 317,083). File within 90 days after adjournment of legislature at which the law was passed.
31,709 signatures (10% of 2010 vote for Governor 317,083) Signatures must be filed by November 4, 2013.
2012 and 2014 Legislative District Petition Signature Requirements
*New Political Party - 5 Signatures