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Parents > United States > South Dakota > Senate Class III
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 01, 1980 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 1980 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 1980 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 1981 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1987 - 12:00pm
ContributorStephen Yellin
Last ModifiedRBH July 15, 2021 02:57pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/05/1974
NameGeorge S. McGovern Votes147,929 (53.04%)
Term01/03/1975 - 01/03/1981 Margin16,974 (+6.09%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/1986
NameTom Daschle Votes152,657 (51.60%)
Term01/03/1987 - 01/03/1993 Margin9,484 (+3.21%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 03, 1980 SD US Senate - R Primary
James Abdnor
R 93,510
Jun 03, 1980 SD US Senate - D Primary
George S. McGovern
D 71,780
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Name Rep. James Abdnor (I) Sen. George S. McGovern Wayne Peterson  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent  
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Certified Votes190,594 (58.20%) 129,018 (39.40%) 7,866 (2.40%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -61,576 (-18.80%) -182,728 (-55.80%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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