2000 United States presidential election in South Dakota

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United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2000

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  GeorgeWBush.jpg Al Gore, Vice President of the United States, official portrait 1994.jpg
Nominee George W. Bush Al Gore
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Texas Tennessee
Running mate Dick Cheney Joe Lieberman
Electoral vote 3 0
Popular vote 190,700 118,804
Percentage 60.30% 37.56%

United States Presidential Election in South Dakota, 2000.svg
County Results

President before election

Bill Clinton
Democratic

Elected President

George W. Bush
Republican

The 2000 United States presidential election in South Dakota took place on November 7, 2000, and was part of the 2000 United States presidential election. Voters chose 3 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

South Dakota was won by Governor George W. Bush by a 22.74% margin of victory.

Electors[edit]

The electors of each state and the District of Columbia met on December 18, 2000[1] to cast their votes for president and vice president. The Electoral College itself never meets as one body. Instead the electors from each state and the District of Columbia met in their respective capitols.

The following were the members of the Electoral College from the state. All were pledged to and voted for George Bush and Dick Cheney:[2]

  1. Carole Hillard
  2. William J. Janklow
  3. Joel Rosenthal

Results[edit]

United States presidential election in South Dakota, 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican George W. Bush 190,700 60.30% 3
Democratic Al Gore 118,804 37.56% 0
Reform Pat Buchanan 3,322 1.05% 0
Independent Howard Phillips 1,781 0.56% 0
Libertarian Harry Browne 1,662 0.53% 0

By county[edit]

County Gore% Gore# Bush% Bush# Others% Others# Total
Aurora County 36.31% 513 59.94% 847 3.75% 53 1,413
Beadle County 41.56% 3,216 56.17% 4,347 2.27% 176 7,739
Bennett County 33.78% 377 63.80% 712 2.42% 27 1,116
Bon Homme County 37.02% 1,162 60.56% 1,901 2.42% 76 3,139
Brookings County 41.39% 4,546 56.55% 6,212 2.06% 226 10,984
Brown County 43.33% 7,173 54.72% 9,060 1.95% 323 16,556
Brule County 37.75% 818 58.51% 1,268 3.74% 81 2,167
Buffalo County 62.75% 256 34.31% 140 2.94% 12 408
Butte County 22.77% 840 74.82% 2,760 2.41% 89 3,689
Campbell County 16.03% 147 80.59% 739 3.38% 31 917
Charles Mix County 36.32% 1,300 61.61% 2,205 2.07% 74 3,579
Clark County 37.52% 791 60.34% 1,272 2.13% 45 2,108
Clay County 51.67% 2,638 46.29% 2,363 2.04% 104 5,105
Codington County 37.64% 4,192 60.32% 6,718 2.05% 228 11,138
Corson County 44.17% 549 50.60% 629 5.23% 65 1,243
Custer County 26.73% 955 69.83% 2,495 3.44% 123 3,573
Davison County 39.00% 2,936 59.05% 4,445 1.95% 147 7,528
Day County 46.67% 1,492 50.77% 1,623 2.56% 82 3,197
Deuel County 41.64% 926 55.98% 1,245 2.38% 53 2,224
Dewey County 52.35% 880 45.27% 761 2.38% 40 1,681
Douglas County 21.24% 363 76.71% 1,311 2.05% 35 1,709
Edmunds County 34.04% 676 63.29% 1,257 2.67% 53 1,986
Fall River County 33.04% 1,133 63.72% 2,185 3.24% 111 3,429
Faulk County 29.19% 388 68.02% 904 2.78% 37 1,329
Grant County 38.51% 1,475 58.36% 2,235 3.13% 120 3,830
Gregory County 31.81% 718 65.88% 1,487 2.30% 52 2,257
Haakon County 14.53% 164 83.08% 938 2.39% 27 1,129
Hamlin County 33.90% 923 63.57% 1,731 2.53% 69 2,723
Hand County 27.82% 565 69.87% 1,419 2.31% 47 2,031
Hanson County 32.16% 457 66.43% 944 1.41% 20 1,421
Harding County 08.76% 64 88.92% 650 2.33% 17 731
Hughes County 29.36% 2,212 68.86% 5,188 1.78% 134 7,534
Hutchinson County 29.02% 1,052 68.88% 2,497 2.10% 76 3,625
Hyde County 26.11% 218 70.90% 592 2.99% 25 835
Jackson County 30.67% 319 66.06% 687 3.27% 34 1,040
Jerauld County 41.71% 468 55.61% 624 2.67% 30 1,122
Jones County 20.63% 137 76.66% 509 2.71% 18 664
Kingsbury County 38.47% 1,049 59.11% 1,612 2.42% 66 2,727
Lake County 45.23% 2,331 52.85% 2,724 1.92% 99 5,154
Lawrence County 29.74% 2,797 67.27% 6,327 3.00% 282 9,406
Lincoln County 36.42% 3,844 62.01% 6,546 1.57% 166 10,556
Lyman County 34.78% 482 63.13% 875 2.09% 29 1,386
Marshall County 45.17% 939 52.77% 1,097 2.07% 43 2,079
McCook County 36.68% 965 61.19% 1,610 2.13% 56 2,631
McPherson County 20.82% 295 75.72% 1,073 3.46% 49 1,417
Meade County 24.20% 2,267 73.35% 6,870 2.45% 229 9,366
Mellette County 30.29% 222 67.53% 495 2.18% 16 733
Miner County 41.31% 523 57.19% 724 1.50% 19 1,266
Minnehaha County 44.06% 27,042 54.47% 33,428 1.46% 899 61,369
Moody County 48.19% 1,318 49.76% 1,361 2.05% 56 2,735
Oglala Lakota County 85.36% 1,667 12.90% 252 1.74% 34 1,953
Pennington County 30.43% 11,123 67.55% 24,696 2.02% 738 36,557
Perkins County 18.40% 297 76.64% 1,237 4.96% 80 1,614
Potter County 23.83% 356 74.43% 1,112 1.74% 26 1,494
Roberts County 41.73% 1,700 54.91% 2,237 3.36% 137 4,074
Sanborn County 36.91% 468 60.49% 767 2.60% 33 1,268
Spink County 38.79% 1,274 59.59% 1,957 1.61% 53 3,284
Stanley County 29.11% 402 69.15% 955 1.74% 24 1,381
Sully County 24.00% 209 72.68% 633 3.33% 29 871
Todd County 66.47% 993 31.99% 478 1.54% 23 1,494
Tripp County 28.90% 799 69.04% 1,909 2.06% 57 2,765
Turner County 35.31% 1,414 62.79% 2,514 1.90% 76 4,004
Union County 40.85% 2,358 56.57% 3,265 2.58% 149 5,772
Walworth County 28.24% 721 68.86% 1,758 2.90% 74 2,553
Yankton County 41.14% 3,596 56.11% 4,904 2.75% 240 8,740
Ziebach County 43.55% 314 53.26% 384 3.19% 23 721

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/state.php?year=2000&fips=42&f=0&off=0&elect=0
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-12. Retrieved 2011-05-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/index.html

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