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

November 4 Election Winner:
Kristi Noem Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Kristi Noem Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


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.

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.[3]

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 November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 0 0
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 1 1

Candidates

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June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

  • Constitution Party Charles Haan sued Secretary of State Jason Gant for "illegally" declining to put him on the ballot. “He was 45 signatures short of even meeting the 250, even if every single line he submitted was accurate,” Gant said.[5] Haan lost his case, and he did not appear on the ballot.[6]


District history

2012

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.[7]

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

2010

On November 2, 2010, Kristi Noem (R) won election to the United States House. She defeated Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D) and B. Thomas Marking (I) in the general election.[8]

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

See also

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