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Parents > United States > South Dakota > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1974 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1974 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1974 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 00, 1975 - 12:00pm
Term End July 24, 1978 - 12:00pm
Turnout 41.76% Total Population
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifiedThe Oncoming Storm August 27, 2004 04:32pm
Data SourcesSouth Dakota Secretary of State at [Link]
Description Kneip's term ended early when he took a post offered by president Carter. Kneip became the United States ambassador to Singapore.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/1972
NameRichard Francis Kneip Votes185,012 (60.03%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1975 Margin61,847 (+20.07%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won06/01/1978
NameHarvey Wollman Votes1 (100.00%)
Term07/24/1978 - 12/31/1978 Margin1 (+100.00%)
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Name (I) Gov. Richard Francis Kneip John E. Olson  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes149,151 (53.61%) 129,077 (46.39%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -20,074 (-7.21%)  
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