South Dakota

South Dakota

On a presidential level, the state is a GOP stronghold. South Dakota has voted Democratic only four times since gaining statehood in 1889 (1896, 1932, 1936 and 1964). See 2020 primary results

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PAST RESULTS

2016 South Dakota president
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Trump
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61.5%
227,721
Clinton
31.7%
117,458
Johnson
5.6%
20,850
2018 South Dakota governor
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Noem
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51.0%
172,912
Sutton
47.6%
161,454
2018 South Dakota house
1republican

DEMOGRAPHICS

South Dakota population estimate (2019): 0.9 M
US population estimate (2019): 328.2 M

RACE

South Dakota
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White
84% SD
73% US
Native American
9% SD
<1% US
Hispanic or Latino
4% SD
18% US
Black or African American
2% SD
13% US
Asian
1% SD
5% US
Other
<1% SD
5% US
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
<1% SD
<1% US

INCOME

South Dakota
US
Household median income
$56,499 SD
$60,293 US
Unemployment rate (10/2020)
3.6% SD
7.9% US
Population under federal poverty level
13% SD
14% US

EDUCATION

South Dakota
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Bachelor's degree or higher (Adults 25+)
28% SD
32% US

Notes

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  • Not all candidates are listed.
  • CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
  • "Flipped seat" denotes a race where the 2020 projected winner is from a different party than the previous winner or incumbent.
  • Both Maine and Nebraska allow electoral votes to be split. In Maine, two of four electoral votes go to the statewide winner and one electoral vote goes to the winner in each of the two congressional districts. In Nebraska, two of five electoral votes go to the winner of the statewide vote. One electoral vote goes to the winner in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts.