United States House of Representatives election in South Dakota, 2008


United States House of Representatives election in South Dakota, 2008

The 2008 United States House of Representatives election in South Dakota will take place on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. Voters will select a representative for their single At-Large district, who will run on a statewide ballot.

Democratic incumbent Stephanie Herseth Sandlin is being challenged by Republican nominee businessman and attorney Chris Lien. Neither candidate was opposed in the June 3, 2008 primary. [ [http://apps.sd.gov/applications/ST25CERS/results/resultsSW.aspx?type=sw Unofficial Results Primary Election - June 3, 2008] "South Dakota Secretary of State"] CQ Politics forecasts this race as 'Safe Democrat'. [ [http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=district-SD-AL Race ranking and details] from CQ Politics] George W. Bush won in this district 61% to 39% for John Kerry in 2004.

General election

References

See also

South Dakota's At-large congressional district

External links

* [http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/electionsvoteregistration_overview.shtm Elections] from the "South Dakota Secretary of State"
* [http://www.votesmart.org/election_congress_state.php?state_id=SD&go33.x=10&go33.y=11 U.S. Congress candidates for South Dakota] at Project Vote Smart
* [http://www.2008racetracker.com/page/South+Dakota South Dakota U.S. House Races] from "2008 Race Tracker"
* [http://www.opensecrets.org/races/election.php?state=SD Campaign contributions for South Dakota congressional races] from OpenSecrets.org
* [http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?id=SD01&cycle=2008 Campaign contributions] from OpenSecrets.org
*Campaign websites
** [http://www.hersethforcongress.org/ Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for Congress]
** [http://www.chrislienforcongress.com/ Chris Lien for Congress] sequence
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