1978 Gubernatorial General Election Results - South Dakota
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by bgwah on 2008-05-27

Popular Vote
William J. JanklowRepublican 147,116 56.63%
Roger McKellipsDemocratic 112,679 43.37%
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Election Notes:
  • Washabaugh County results combined with those of Jackson County.
Demographic Data

1980 Population:690,768Enum.1980 Population Density:3.5persons/km2
1978 Population:0Est.1978 Population Density:0.0persons/km2
1970 Population:666,257Enum.1970 Population Density:3.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):196,540km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.4%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Dakota Secretary of State. Official Election Returns by Counties for the State of South Dakota, South Dakota Secretary of State (http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/pastelections_electioninfo72-86.shtm) (accessed 27 May 2008)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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