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Plan your midterm vote

You have 72 days left to register to vote. There are 87 days until the election.

Key Dates
  • Sept. 23
    First day to vote early in person
  • Oct. 24
    Deadline to register in person
  • Oct. 24
    Deadline to register by mail
  • Nov. 07
    Deadline to request a mail-in ballot
  • Nov. 07
    Last day to vote early in person
  • Nov. 08
    Deadline to mail ballot by
  • Nov. 08
    Election Day
Key Info
  • There are major rule changes in South Dakota since 2020. See the changes.
  • You can vote by mail without an excuse
  • You can vote in person before Election Day as an in-person absentee only
  • Yes. Photo ID is requested. Voters who do not present valid ID are allowed to cast a ballot if they sign an affidavit attesting to their identity. Valid forms of ID are listed here

Key midterm contests in South Dakota

Primary winners and advancing candidates for the South Dakota primary election below were selected on June 7, 2022.

How South Dakota voted in past presidential elections

2020 Presidential Results
  • R
    Donald
    TrumpWinner
    61.8%
  • D
    Joe
    Biden
    35.6%
2016 Presidential Results
  • R
    Donald
    TrumpWinner
    61.5%
  • D
    Hillary
    Clinton
    31.7%