General Election Day is Nov. 2, 2004, for presidential and congressional elections and many state elections. Each state, however, has its own primary schedule:

SOUTH DAKOTA

Electoral votes: 3
(270 electoral votes out of a total 538 needed to win general election)

Democratic delegates: 21

Republican delegates: 27

Important Dates:

June 1, 2004: Presidential and state primary election

June 15, 2004: Primary election run-off

Past Results:

2000 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: N/A
Republicans: Bush with 78.2%
2000 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Gore with 37.6%
Republicans: Bush with 60.3%
1996 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: N/A
Republicans: Dole with 44.7%
1996 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Clinton with 43%
Republicans: Dole with 46.5%

Polling Places:

South Dakota has approximately 650 polling places. To find your polling location, contact your county auditors. For a list of county auditors, click here.

Web site: http://www.sdsos.gov/elections/