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Measure 26: Medical Marijuana
WinnerYes
69.9%291,754
No
30.1%125,488
99% in
Measure 26: Medical Marijuana
99% in
WinnerYes
69.9%291,754
No
30.1%125,488
Amendment A: Legalize Marijuana
WinnerYes
54.2%225,260
No
45.8%190,477
99% in
Amendment A: Legalize Marijuana
99% in
WinnerYes
54.2%225,260
No
45.8%190,477

Early voting in South Dakota

In South Dakota, registered voters can request a mail-in ballot or vote early in-person.

Mail-in ballots requested223,378

31%
49%
20%
DEMGOPOther

+107% from 2016

20162020
107,916
223,378

Mail-in and early in-person ballots returned211,518

100%
Mail-in

+104% from 2016

20162020
103,597
211,518
Last updated Dec. 3. Party registration is publicly available in the state.Data provided by TargetSmart

South Dakota Primary election results

Democratic Primary/ 16 Del.16 Delegates

Full South Dakota Primary Results
  • DEM

    Joe BidenWinner

    77.5%

    40,800

    + 13 Delegates

  • DEM

    Bernie Sanders

    22.5%

    11,861

    + 3 Delegates

Republican Primary/ 29 Del.29 Delegates

  • Republican

    Donald TrumpWinner

    + 29 Delegates

How South Dakota voted

In 2016, Donald Trump won the state with 62 percent of the vote, according to NBC News results, while Hillary Clinton trailed with 32 percent. The last Democratic candidate to win the deeply red state was Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.

  • Republican

    Donald TrumpTrumpWinner

    61.5%

    227,721

  • Democrat

    Hillary ClintonClinton

    31.7%

    117,458

  • Republican

    Mitt RomneyRomneyWinner

    57.9%

    210,610

  • Democrat

    Barack ObamaObama

    39.9%

    145,039

More to the story in South Dakota 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and its devastating economic fallout are two major issues that have an impact on the election. NBC News is tracking and updating daily the number of coronavirus related deaths in each state and U.S. territory, as well as the jobless claims as reported weekly by the Department of Labor that counts how many people have filed for unemployment benefits.

U.S. ClaimsWeekly
change
60-day
trend
Monthly
change
3,690,000+1.01%
-0.99%
3,231+9.60%
-13.66%
South Dakota Claims

The expected vote is the total number of votes that are expected in a given race once all votes are counted. This number is an estimate and is based on several different factors, including information on the number of votes cast early as well as information provided to our vote reporters on Election Day from county election officials. The figure can change as NBC News gathers new information.

Source: National Election Pool (NEP)