2022 South Dakota Primary Live Results
||June 7, 2022
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||Primary results for U.S. Senate, Governor, U.S. House, State Legislature
Where no candidate exceeds 35% of the vote, the top two finishers will have a runoff on August 16. (N/A for State Leg.)
Republican Sen. John Thune is a heavy favorite to win a 4th term in November. He is facing nominal primary opposition. There is no primary on the Democratic side; Brian Bengs is the nominee.
Republican Sen. Kristi Noem is seeking a 2nd term. She has one primary challenger, State Rep. Steven Haugaard. There is no primary on the Democratic side; Jamie Smith is the nominee. He is the Minority Leader of the State House of Representatives. The general election is seen as Safe Republican.
One of six states with a single at-large district. Republican Dusty Johnson is seeking a third term. He's being challenged from the right by State Rep. Taffy Howard.
No Democrats entered the race; Libertarian Collin Duprel will be on the November ballot.
Republicans have an overwhelming 32-3 advantage over Democrats in the South Dakota State Senate. Members serve two-year terms.
All Democratic primaries were cancelled as there were no districts with more than a single entrant.
Republican dominance in the South Dakota House of Representatives is only slightly less than in the State Senate. In this chamber, the party controls 62 of 70 seats. Members serve two-year terms.