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South Dakota

3 electoral votes

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Trump (R) has won. An estimated 100 percent of votes have been counted.

Illustration of Joe Biden
Biden
35.6%
150,471
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Trump
61.8%
261,043
Illustration of Donald Trump

U.S. Senate

Sen. Mike Rounds (R) is projected to defeat Dan Ahlers (D) and leads by 132,245 votes.

VotesPct.
RoundsGOP
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276,232
65.7%
AhlersDEM143,987
34.3

South Dakota has one U.S. House race. Jump to results

How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates around all votes were counted here within 3 months.

100%

Polls closed

Final results

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Nov 11, 2020 at 10:17 p.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Donald Trump (R) won South Dakota by a margin of 29.8 points, adding three electoral college votes to his total.

Sioux Falls

Rapid City

Aberdeen

Pierre

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
261,04361.8%
Joe Biden Biden DEM
150,47135.6
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
11,0952.6
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. Senate results

In the South Dakota U.S. Senate race, the incumbent Mike Rounds (R) is running against Dan Ahlers (D). Rounds has represented South Dakota in the Senate since 2015. The state's other Senate seat is held by John Thune (R).

Sioux Falls

Rapid City

Aberdeen

Pierre

LEAD/WON

Ahlers

Rounds

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Mike Rounds *Rounds *GOP
276,23265.7%
Dan Ahlers Ahlers DEM
143,98734.3
An estimated 99% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

Sioux Falls

Rapid City

Aberdeen

Pierre

LEAD/WON

Republican

Seat

Current leader

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Dusty Johnson *Johnson *GOP
321,98481.0%
Randy Luallin Luallin LIB
75,74819.0
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Measure 26

Legalize medical marijuana

ResponseVotes Pct.
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Yes Yes
291,75469.9%
No No
125,48830.1
An estimated 98% of votes have been counted.

Amendment A

Legalize marijuana

ResponseVotes Pct.
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Yes Yes
225,26054.2%
No No
190,47745.8
An estimated 98% of votes have been counted.

Amendment B

Legalize sports betting in Deadwood

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
239,61658.5%
No No
170,18841.5
409,804 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Results by state

By Peter Andringa, Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Jess Eng, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Shana Hadi, Daniel Hoerauf, Jason Holt, Aditya Jain, Isabelle Lavandero, Emily Liu, Anthony Pesce, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.