1908 Presidential General Election Results - South Dakota
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
William TaftJames ShermanRepublican 67,536 58.84%4
William BryanJohn KernDemocrat 40,266 35.08%0
Eugene ChafinAaron WatkinsProhibition 4,039 3.52%0
Eugene DebsBenjamin HanfordSocialist 2,846 2.48%0
Thomas HisgenJohn GravesScales of Justice 88 0.08%0
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Demographic Data

1910 Population:583,888Enum.1910 Population Density:3.0persons/km2
1900 Population:401,570Enum.1900 Population Density:2.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4
Land Area (2000):196,540km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:3.8%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Dakota Secretary of State, comp., "Official Vote of South Dakota by Counties November Election, 1908," South Dakota Legislative Manual 1909 (Pierre: State Publishing Company, 1909)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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