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Elections 2018

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Governor

Kurt Evans
Challenger
Republican
Kristi L. Noem
Challenger
Democrat
Billie Sutton
Challenger

Lieutenant Governor

Republican
Larry Rhoden
Challenger
Richard Shelatz
Challenger

U.S. House

South Dakota
Republican
Dusty Johnson
Challenger
Independent
Ron Wieczorek
Challenger

State Senate

South Dakota State Senate District 1
Democrat
Susan Wismer
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 2
Democrat
Paul Register
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 3
Republican
Al Novstrup
Incumbent
South Dakota State Senate District 4
Republican
John Wiik
Incumbent
Democrat
Dennis Evenson
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 5
Republican
Lee Schoenbeck
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 6
South Dakota State Senate District 7
Democrat
Mary Perpich
Challenger
Republican
V.J. Smith
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 8
Democrat
Scott Parsley
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 9
South Dakota State Senate District 10
Democrat
Rachel Willson
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 11
Republican
Jim Stalzer
Incumbent
Democrat
Kevin Elsing
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 12
Republican
R. Blake Curd
Incumbent
Democrat
Kasey Olivier
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 13
Republican
Jack Kolbeck
Incumbent
Democrat
Melissa Hiatt
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 14
Republican
Deb Soholt
Incumbent
Democrat
Justyn Hauck
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 15
South Dakota State Senate District 16
Republican
James Bolin
Incumbent
South Dakota State Senate District 17
Republican
Arthur Rusch
Incumbent
Democrat
Howard Grinager
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 18
Democrat
Craig Kennedy
Incumbent
Republican
Roger Meyer
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 19
Republican
Stace Nelson
Incumbent
Democrat
Ardon Wek
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 20
Republican
Joshua Klumb
Incumbent
Democrat
Dan Miller
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 21
Democrat
Julie Bartling
Challenger
Republican
Rocky Blare
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 22
Republican
Jim White
Incumbent
Democrat
Eric Bliss
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 23
Republican
Justin Cronin
Incumbent
Democrat
Joe Yracheta
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 24
Republican
Jeff Monroe
Incumbent
Democrat
Amanda Bachmann
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 25
Republican
Kris Langer
Incumbent
Independent
Peter Klebanoff
Challenger
Independent
Brian Wirth
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 26
Democrat
Troy Heinert
Incumbent
Republican
Joel Koskan
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 27
Democrat
Red Dawn Foster
Challenger
Republican
Bill Hines
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 28
Republican
Ryan Maher
Incumbent
Democrat
Alli Moran
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 29
Democrat
Matt Kammerer
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 30
Republican
Lance Russell
Incumbent
Gideon Oakes
Challenger
Democrat
Kristine Winter
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 31
Republican
Bob Ewing
Incumbent
South Dakota State Senate District 32
Republican
Alan Solano
Incumbent
Democrat
Ayla Rodriguez
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 33
Republican
Phil Jensen
Incumbent
Democrat
Ryan Ryder
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 34
Democrat
Zach VanWyk
Challenger
South Dakota State Senate District 35
Democrat
Pat Cromwell
Challenger
Republican
Lynne DiSanto
Challenger

State Legislature

South Dakota House of Representatives District 1
Democrat
H. Paul Dennert
Challenger
Republican
Tamara St. John
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 2
Democrat
Jenae Hansen
Challenger
Democrat
Mike McHugh
Challenger
Republican
Kaleb Weis
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 3
Republican
Drew Dennert
Incumbent
Democrat
Brooks Briscoe
Challenger
Republican
Carl Perry
Challenger
Democrat
Justin Roemmick
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 4
Republican
John Mills
Incumbent
Democrat
Jim Chilson
Challenger
Republican
Fred Deutsch
Challenger
Daryl Root
Challenger
Democrat
Kathy Tyler
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 5
Republican
Hugh Bartels
Incumbent
Republican
Nancy York
Incumbent
Democrat
Diana Hane
Challenger
Democrat
Brett Ries
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 6
Republican
Herman Otten
Incumbent
Aaron Aylward
Challenger
Democrat
Kyle Boese
Challenger
Democrat
Nancy Kirstein
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 7
Republican
Tim Reed
Incumbent
Democrat
Dwight Adamson
Challenger
Independent
Cory Ann Ellis
Challenger
Democrat
Zachary Kovach
Challenger
Republican
Doug Post
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 8
Republican
Marli Wiese
Incumbent
Democrat
Chris Francis
Challenger
Republican
Randy Gross
Challenger
Democrat
Jason Unger
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 9
Republican
Michael Clark
Incumbent
Democrat
Toni Miller
Challenger
Republican
Deb Peters
Challenger
Democrat
Michael Saba
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 10
Republican
Doug Barthel
Incumbent
Democrat
Dean Kurtz
Challenger
Democrat
Barbara Saxton
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
Republican
Chris Karr
Incumbent
Democrat
Sheryl Johnson
Challenger
Republican
Mark Willadsen
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 12
Republican
Arch Beal
Incumbent
Democrat
Jeff Hayward
Challenger
Democrat
Scott Petersen
Challenger
Republican
Manford Steele
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 13
Republican
Sue Peterson
Incumbent
Republican
Rex Rolfing
Challenger
Democrat
Kelly Sullivan
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 14
Republican
Tom Holmes
Incumbent
Democrat
Erin Healy
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 15
Democrat
Jamie Smith
Incumbent
Democrat
Linda Duba
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 16
Republican
Kevin Jensen
Incumbent
Democrat
Chad Skiles
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 17
Democrat
Ray Ring
Incumbent
Gregory Baldwin
Challenger
Democrat
John Gors
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 18
Republican
Jean Hunhoff
Incumbent
Democrat
Terry Crandall
Challenger
Democrat
Ryan Cwach
Challenger
Republican
Max Farver
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 19
Republican
Kent Peterson
Incumbent
Independent
Alison Bowers
Challenger
Independent
Roger Hofer
Challenger
Democrat
John Koch
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 20
Democrat
Ione Klinger
Challenger
Republican
Lance Koth
Challenger
Republican
Paul Miskimins
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 21
Republican
Lee Qualm
Incumbent
Republican
Caleb Finck
Challenger
Democrat
Brian Jorgensen
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 22
Republican
Roger Chase
Incumbent
Republican
Bob Glanzer
Incumbent
Democrat
Tyler Volesky
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 23
Republican
Spencer Gosch
Incumbent
Republican
John Lake
Incumbent
Democrat
Eleanor Iverson
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 24
Republican
Mary Duvall
Incumbent
Republican
Tim Rounds
Incumbent
Democrat
Terry Keller
Challenger
Democrat
Brian Watterson
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 25
Democrat
Dan Ahlers
Incumbent
Republican
Tom Pischke
Incumbent
Republican
Jon Hansen
Challenger
Democrat
BJ Motley
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 27
Republican
Elizabeth May
Incumbent
Democrat
Peri Pourier
Challenger
Democrat
Margaret Ross
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 29
Democrat
Jade Addison
Challenger
Republican
Kirk Chaffee
Challenger
Democrat
Michael McManus
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 30
Republican
Tim Goodwin
Incumbent
Democrat
Karen McGregor
Challenger
Democrat
Whitney Raver
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 31
Democrat
Naveen Malik
Challenger
Democrat
Wyatt Osthus
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 32
Republican
Chris Johnson
Challenger
Democrat
Susan Kelts
Challenger
Democrat
Bill Knight
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 33
Republican
Taffy Howard
Incumbent
Republican
David Johnson
Incumbent
Democrat
Lilias Jarding
Challenger
Independent
Nick Reid
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 34
Democrat
Brian Davis
Challenger
Democrat
George Nelson
Challenger
Republican
Jess Olson
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 35
Democrat
Michael Hanson
Challenger
Republican
Tina Mulally
Challenger
Republican
Tony Randolph
Challenger
Democrat
Bo Sistak
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 26A
South Dakota House of Representatives District 26B
Democrat
Debra Smith
Challenger
South Dakota House of Representatives District 28A
South Dakota House of Representatives District 28B
Republican
J. Sam Marty
Incumbent
Jason Hill
Challenger

State Attorney General

Republican
Jason Ravnsborg
Challenger
Democrat
Randy Seiler
Challenger

Other Races