South Dakota Attorney General election, 2014

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South Dakota Attorney General Election

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Marty J. Jackley Republican Party
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South Dakota State Executive Elections
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The South Dakota Attorney General election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Marty J. Jackley (R) was first appointed in 2009 and is running for re-election. He faces Libertarian Party candidate Chad Haber in the general electoin. The winner of the election will serve a four-year term.

South Dakota is one of 21 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]

Candidates

General election

Republican Party Marty J. Jackley - Incumbent[2]
Libertarian Party Chad Haber

Note: Candidates for the office of Attorney General are nominated at the state conventions of each political party.[3]

Past elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Marty Jackley won re-election to the office of South Dakota Attorney General. He defeated Ron Volesky (D) in the general election.

South Dakota Attorney General, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarty Jackley Incumbent 66.9% 202,499
     Democratic Ron Volesky 33.1% 100,182
Total Votes 302,681
Election Results Via: South Dakota Secretary of State

2006

On November 7, 2006, Larry Long won re-election to the office of South Dakota Attorney General. He defeated Ron Volesky (D) and Randy Ristesund (L) in the general election.

South Dakota Attorney General, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Long Incumbent 64.7% 207,079
     Democratic Ron Volesky 32.6% 104,267
     Libertarian Randy Ristesund 2.8% 8,904
Total Votes 320,250
Election Results Via: South Dakota Secretary of State

2002

On November 5, 2002, Larry Long won election to the office of South Dakota Attorney General. He defeated Ron Volesky (D) and Bob Newland (L) in the general election.

South Dakota Attorney General, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Long 53.5% 174,513
     Democratic Ron Volesky 42.8% 139,451
     Libertarian Bob Newland 3.7% 12,131
Total Votes 326,095
Election Results Via: South Dakota Secretary of State

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 25, 2014 Filing deadline for political party candidates
April 29, 2014 Filing deadline for independent candidates
June 3, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 11, 2014 Canvass of election results

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