The Green Papers: General Election 2000
Primary: Tuesday, June 6, 2000
|President Electoral votes: 3, Term limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime; Electors: How Appointed, Meeting Place, How they voted; Total Popular Vote: 316,269; List of States: Short, Long|
|Republican||190,700||60.30%||Governor George W. Bush|
(3 Electoral Votes)
|Democrat||118,804||37.56%||Vice President Albert A. "Al" Gore, Jr.|
|Governor Term limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, Current Governors|
|Republican||William J. Janklow|
First elected to these terms: 1994; re-elected: 1998 [had previously been elected Governor in 1978 and re-elected in 1982]
Chair up for election: Tuesday, November 5, 2002. (The current Governor is affected by a term limit and CANNOT run in the next election for Governor).
|Senate 6-year term, Current Senate Senate Electoral Classes|
|Class 2||Democrat||Tim Johnson|
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 5, 2002.
|Class 3||Democrat||Tom Daschle|
First elected: 1986; re-elected: 1992, 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 2, 2004.
|House of Representatives 2 year term, Current House|
|At-Large||Republican||John R. Thune|
Renominated - 6 June 2000 Primary
|Republican||Congressman John R. Thune|
|South Dakota has been allocated only 1 Representative in Congress at large; therefore, the entire state consists of, in effect, only one statewide Congressional District.|