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United States House of Representatives elections in South Dakota, 2014

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South Dakota's At-Large Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

District historyCandidates

Incumbent prior to election:
Kristi Noem Republican Party
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South Dakota U.S. House Elections
At-large district

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in South Dakota will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect one candidate to serve in the U.S. House from the state's At-Large Congressional District.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 25, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: South Dakota is one of 22 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote. Registered Democrats and unaffiliated voters may vote in the Democratic primary. Only registered Republicans may vote in the Republican primary.[1]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by May 19, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 20, 2014.[2]

See also: South Dakota elections, 2014

Incumbent: The incumbent heading into the election is Kristi Noem (R), who was first elected in 2010.

South Dakota has a single At-Large Congressional District, which is made up of the entire state.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the one congressional seat from South Dakota.

Members of the U.S. House from South Dakota -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 0 Pending
     Republican Party 1 Pending
Total 1 1


Campaign contributions

Kristi Noem

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Noem's reports.[3]

Kristi Noem (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[4]April 12, 2013$133,794.94$269,844.23$(116,425.03)$287,214.14
July Quarterly[5]July 15, 2013$287,214.14$383,353.91$(144,615.23)$525,952.82
October Quarterly[6]October 15, 2013$525,952.82$303,312.74$(160,660.42)$668,605.14
Year-End[7]January 31, 2014$668,605$299,936$(123,785)$844,756
Running totals

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Kristi Noem (R) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Matt Varilek (D) in the general election.

In 2012, Noem was re-elected to the U.S. Congress, representing South Dakota's At-Large Congressional District.[8]

U.S. House, South Dakota At-Large District General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Matt Varilek 42.6% 153,789
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKristi Noem Incumbent 57.4% 207,640
Total Votes 361,429
Source: South Dakota Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Kristi Noem won election to the United States House. She defeated Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D) and B. Thomas Marking (I) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, South Dakota At-Large District General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKristi Noem 48.1% 153,703
     Democratic Stephanie Herseth Sandlin incumbent 45.9% 146,589
     Independent B. Thomas Marking 6% 19,134
Total Votes 319,426

See also