South Dakota Governor: Daugaard (R) 63%, Lowe (D) 23%
Republican Governor Dennis Daugaard holds a three-to-one lead over his likely Democratic challenger in Rasmussen Reports’ first look at the 2014 gubernatorial race in South Dakota.
A new statewide telephone survey of Likely South Dakota Voters finds Daugaard with 63% support to former state fire chief Joe Lowe’s 23%. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate in the race, while nine percent (9%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 500 Likely Voters in South Dakota was conducted on February 25-26, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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