2008 United States House of Representatives election in South Dakota
The 2008 United States House of Representatives election in South Dakota took place on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. Voters selected a representative for their single At-Large district, who ran on a statewide ballot.
Results by county
Herseth Sandlin: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70% 70–80% 80–90% >90%
Democratic incumbent Stephanie Herseth Sandlin was challenged by the Republican nominee, businessman and attorney Chris Lien. Neither candidate was opposed in the June 3, 2008 primary. CQ Politics forecasted this race as 'Safe Democrat'. George W. Bush won in this district 60% to 38% for John Kerry in 2004. As of 2019, this is the last time that a Democrat won South Dakota's House seat.
|Democratic||Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (incumbent)||256,041||67.56|
- Unofficial Results Primary Election - June 3, 2008 Archived June 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine South Dakota Secretary of State
- Race ranking and details Archived 2008-10-07 at the Wayback Machine from CQ Politics
- Elections from the South Dakota Secretary of State
- U.S. Congress candidates for South Dakota at Project Vote Smart
- South Dakota U.S. House Races from 2008 Race Tracker
- Campaign contributions for South Dakota congressional races from OpenSecrets.org
- Campaign contributions from OpenSecrets.org
- Campaign websites (Archived)