South Dakota Gubernatorial election, 2014

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South Dakota Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Dennis Daugaard Republican Party
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South Dakota State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
GovernorLt. GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Auditor, Secretary of Education, Public Utility Commissioner

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The South Dakota Gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Dennis Daugaard (R) is eligible for re-election. The winner of the election will serve a 4-year term in office.

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

Lost in primary

Failed to qualify

Key dates

Deadline Event
March 25 Filing deadline for political party candidates
April 29 Filing deadline for independent candidates
June 3 Primary election
November 4 General election

Polls

General election

Governor of South Dakota, Daugaard vs. Wismer
Poll Dennis Daugaard (R) Joe Lowe (D)Don't Know/OtherMargin of ErrorSample Size
SurveyUSA
May 6-10, 2014
56%23%21%+/-4.4504
Rasmussen Reports
June 4-5, 2014
55%35%10%+/-4.0750
YouGov
July 5-24, 2014
66%27%7%+/-0630
YouGov
August 18-September 2, 2014
55%28%17%+/-6.0526
SurveyUSA
September 3-7, 2014
54%34%12%+/-4.4510
AVERAGES 57.2% 29.4% 13.4% +/-3.76 584
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org.

Hypothetical match-ups

Governor of South Dakota, Daugaard vs. Lowe
Poll Dennis Daugaard (R) Joe Lowe (D)Don't Know/NAMargin of ErrorSample Size
Rasmussen Reports
February 25-26, 2014
63%23%14%+/-4.5500
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org.


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