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Established March 04, 1913
Disbanded January 03, 1983
Last ModifiedChronicler January 21, 2006 10:09pm
DescriptionAlthough South Dakota had two U.S. Representatives from its date of statehood, the two were elected at large until the election of 1912. The state was carved into congressional districts for the election of 1912 because the state gained a third congressional district.

RACES [Show Primaries]
Redistricting: Light Green=Added Territory, Red=Removed Territory,
Dark Green=Kept Territory
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 Clint Roberts
88,991
58.38%
 Kenneth D. Stofferahn
63,447
41.62%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 James Abdnor(I)
70,780
56.04%
 Robert "Bob" Samuelson
55,516
43.96%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 James Abdnor(I)
99,601
69.86%
 Grace Mickelson
42,968
30.14%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 James Abdnor(I)
88,746
67.81%
 Jack M. Weiland
42,119
32.19%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 James Abdnor
79,546
54.87%
 Pat McKeever
65,415
45.13%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 James G. Abourezk
55,925
52.26%
 Fred D. Brady
51,092
47.74%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
73,987
59.35%
 David Garner
50,683
40.65%
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
63,063
60.51%
 Jack P. Allmon
41,155
39.49%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
39,657
55.96%
 Byron T. Brown
31,208
44.04%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
37,092
61.48%
 M.W. Clarkson
23,243
38.52%
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
42,550
59.75%
 W.H. "Bill" Raff
28,666
40.25%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
31,908
55.59%
 John T. McCullen
25,491
44.41%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
36,681
55.86%
 Tom Eastman, Jr.
28,984
44.14%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
34,476
63.94%
 Ray Satterlee
19,444
36.06%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry(I)
45,688
68.96%
 George A. Bangs
20,561
31.04%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 Ellis Y. Berry
34,533
60.30%
 Sam H. Bober
22,737
39.70%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Francis Higbee Case(I)
36,713
65.91%
 Jessie E. Sanders
18,988
34.09%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Francis Higbee Case(I)
28,011
73.68%
 John P. "Jack" Reinhard
10,008
26.32%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Francis Higbee Case(I)
33,119
69.02%
 H.W. Clarkson
14,869
30.98%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 Francis Higbee Case(I)
30,389
71.87%
 George M. Bailey
11,892
28.13%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 Francis Higbee Case(I)
47,051
66.06%
 Arthur W. Atwood
24,177
33.94%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 Francis Higbee Case(I)
41,335
61.45%
 Theodore B. Werner
25,932
38.55%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 Francis Higbee Case
34,812
51.68%
 Theodore B. Werner(I)
32,549
48.32%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 Theodore B. Werner(I)
35,467
52.49%
 Francis Higbee Case
32,105
47.51%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 Theodore B. Werner
36,839
55.69%
 William Williamson(I)
29,066
43.94%
 Arne Jaskela
251
0.38%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson(I)
38,195
52.38%
 Fred H. Hildebrandt
34,245
46.97%
 Einow Niva
475
0.65%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson(I)
54,846
57.24%
 Fred H. Hildebrandt
39,970
41.71%
 Helen Tangen
1,005
1.05%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson(I)
38,938
64.34%
 Fred H. Hildebrandt
21,585
35.66%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson(I)
44,869
60.27%
 Walter P. Wohlheter
11,468
15.40%
 Fred H. Hildebrandt
10,067
13.52%
 John P. "Jack" Reinhard
8,043
10.80%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson(I)
37,208
64.52%
 Andrew F. Lockhart
18,968
32.89%
 Emmett C. Ryan
1,491
2.59%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson(I)
44,759
62.26%
 Frank Whalen
18,357
25.54%
 Lewis W. Bicknell
8,770
12.20%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson(I)
21,657
72.05%
 James W. McArthur
8,401
27.95%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson(I)
28,366
60.15%
 J.J. Batterton
16,342
34.65%
 E. Francis Atwood
1,592
3.38%
 Roller Clendening
862
1.83%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Royal C. Johnson
20,054
58.05%
 John M. King
11,710
33.89%
 E. Francis Atwood
1,033
2.99%
 V.B. Jump
995
2.88%
 H.P. Packard
756
2.19%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 Charles H. Burke(I)
23,170
57.64%
 C. Boyd Barrett
14,283
35.53%
 E. Francis Atwood
1,573
3.91%
 W.J. Edgar
1,172
2.92%

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