2016 United States House of Representatives election in South Dakota

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United States House of Representatives election in South Dakota, At-large district, 2016

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Nominee Kristi Noem Paula Hawks
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 237,163 132,810
Percentage 64.10% 35.90%

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County Results
Noem:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Hawks:      50–60%      70–80%

U.S. Representative before election

Kristi Noem
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Kristi Noem
Republican

The 2016 United States House of Representatives election in South Dakota was held on November 8, 2016, to elect the U.S. Representative from South Dakota's at-large congressional district, who would represent the state of South Dakota in the 115th United States Congress. The election coincided with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections. The primaries were held on June 7.

Incumbent Republican Kristi Noem won reselection.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kristi
Noem (R)
Paula
Hawks (D)
Other Undecided
Nielson Brothers Polling October 24–26, 2016 600 ± 4% 51% 41% 8%
Mason-Dixon October 18–20, 2016 400 ± 5.0% 59% 35% 6%

Results[edit]

South Dakota's at-large congressional district, 2016[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kristi Noem (incumbent) 237,163 64.10% -2.43%
Democratic Paula Hawks 132,810 35.90% +2.43%
Total votes 369,973 100.0% N/A
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dem Paula Hawks starts House run against Kristi Noem". Capital Journal. Associated Press. August 3, 2015. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  2. ^ https://sdsos.gov/elections-voting/assets/2016GeneralElectionOfficialResultsStateCanvass.pdf

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites (Archived)