South Dakota Secretary of State - Election Information
|2004 South Dakota Congressional and Statewide Results
Filing Deadline: 2/2/04, Primary: 6/1/04, Special Election: 6/1/04, Run-Off: 6/15/04, Independent Filing Deadline: 6/15/04, Presidential Filing Deadline: 8/3/04,
Last Updated: December 26, 2004
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|President, 60.3% in '00, 1st term, Current Polls, |
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Bush, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Washington Post: Bush, Washington Times: Bush, John Zogby: Bush, Campaign & Elections: Oddsmaker: 3:1 Bush,
|U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry (D) 38.4%,
||George W. Bush (R) 59.9%,
||Ralph Nader (I) 1.1%,|
|Mike Peroutka (C) 0.3%,|
|Michael Badnarik (L) 0.2%,|
|Public Utility Commissioner, |
|Jim Burg (D) 41.8%,
||Dusty Johnson (R) 54.8%,
||Tony Ryan (L) 2.0%,|
|Steve Willis (C) 1.4%,|
|Senator, 62.1% in '98, 3rd term, next election in 2004, Current Polls, |
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Larry Sabato: Leans Democratic, John J. Miller: Leaning Democratic, New York Times: Toss Up, Congressional Quarterly: Leans Democrat, Campaign & Elections: Oddsmaker: 1:1,
|Thomas A. Daschle (D) 49.4%,
||ex-U.S. Rep. / '02 nominee John R. Thune (R) 50.6%,
|At-Large Congressional District, 50.6% in '04 Special Election, 1st term, Current Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democrat, Campaign & Election's Odds: 25:1 Democrat, Congress Daily: Key Battle, Cook Political Report: Leans Democratic, Larry Sabato: Leans Democratic,
|attorney / '02 nominee Stephanie Herseth (D) 53.4%,
||ex-St. Sen. / '02 candidate / '04 Special Election nominee Larry Diedrich (R) 45.9%,
||retired prison worker / '02 nominee Terry L. Begay (L) 0.7%,|
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to South Dakota Political Parties: