2018 South Dakota elections

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A general election will be held in the U.S. state of South Dakota on November 6, 2018. All of South Dakota's executive officers will be up for election as well as South Dakota's at-large seat in the United States House of Representatives.

United States House of Representatives[edit]

Incumbent Republican U.S. Representative Kristi Noem is not running for re-election and is instead running for governor.[1]

Governor and Lieutenant Governor[edit]

Incumbent Republican Governor Dennis Daugaard is term-limited and cannot seek re-election to a third consecutive term.

Attorney General[edit]

Incumbent Republican Attorney General Marty Jackley is term-limited and cannot run for re-election to a third term. Jackley is running for governor.

Republican primary[edit]

Lawrence County State's Attorney John Fitzgerald, Chief Deputy Attorney General Charlie McGuigan, and attorney and 2014 U.S. Senate candidate Jason Ravnsborg are running for the Republican nomination.[2][3][4]

Democratic primary[edit]

Former U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota, Randy Seiler won the nomination at the South Dakota Democratic Convention.

Secretary of State[edit]

Incumbent Republican Secretary of State Shantel Krebs is not running for re-election and is instead running for Congress.[5]

Republican primary[edit]

State Auditor Steve Barnett is running for the Republican nomination.[6]

State Treasurer[edit]

Incumbent Republican State Treasurer Rich Sattgast is term-limited and cannot run for re-election to a third term.

Republican primary[edit]

Josh Haeder, Northeast Director for Senator Mike Rounds, is running for the Republican nomination.[7]

State Auditor[edit]

Incumbent Republican State Auditor Steve Barnett is term-limited and cannot run for re-election to a third term.

Commissioner of School and Public Lands[edit]

Incumbent Republican Commissioner of School and Public Lands Ryan Brunner has not announced whether he will run for re-election to a second term.

Public Utilities Commissioner[edit]

Incumbent Republican Public Utilities Commission Chair Kristie Fiegen has not announced whether she will run for re-election to a second six-year term in office.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellis, Jonathan (November 14, 2016). "Noem announces historic bid for governor". Argus Leader. Retrieved November 15, 2016.
  2. ^ Griffith, Tom (March 17, 2017). "Lawrence County State's Attorney in race for state AG". Rapid City Journal. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  3. ^ Powers, Pat (March 13, 2017). "Deputy AG McGuigan informs State's Atty's of his intention to run for AG". South Dakota War College. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  4. ^ Dockendorf, Randy (February 21, 2017). "Ravnsborg Announces Run For S.D. Attorney General". Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  5. ^ Ferguson, Dana (March 13, 2017). "Krebs announces bid for U.S. House seat". Argus Leader. Retrieved March 14, 2017.
  6. ^ Taylor, Jack (April 24, 2017). "Steve Barnett wants Shantel Kreb's job". KELO. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  7. ^ "Huron man announces bid for S.D. state treasurer". Argus Leader. Associated Press. March 21, 2017. Retrieved June 24, 2017.

External links[edit]

Official Attorney General campaign websites
Official Secretary of State campaign websites
Official State Treasurer campaign websites
Official Commissioner of School and Public Lands campaign websites
Official Public Utilities Commissioner campaign websites