South Dakota Secretary of State - Election Information
|2006 South Dakota Congressional and Statewide Primary Results
Filing Deadline / New Party: 4/6/06, Primary: 6/6/06, Run-Off: 6/14/06, Independent Filing Deadline: 6/6/06, General Election 11/7/06,
Last Updated: June 7, 2006
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties,|
|Governor, 56.8% in '02, 1st term, Polls|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Republican, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Republican Favored, Cook Political Report: Solid Republican, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Solid Republican, Chuck Todd: Least Vulnerable Governor, Tim Saler: Strong Republican Advantage,
|ex-St. Rep. / physician Jack Billion (D) 61.91%, Farmers Union Pres. Dennis J. Wiese (D) 38.09%,
||Mike Rounds (R),
||Steven J. Willis (C), |
|Tom Gerber (L), |
|At-Large Congressional District, 53.4% in '04, 2nd term, |
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Democrat Favored, Cook Political Report: Likely Democratic, Roll Call Analysis: Likely Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Competitive Race,
|Stephanie Herseth (D),
||GOP activist Bruce W. Whalen (R),
||farmer / engineer Larry Rudebusch (L),|
1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,|
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,
Roll Call Analysis,
National Journal's Chuck Todd,
Rothenberg Political Report,
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: