US Senate Election in South Dakota 2010

2010 US Senate Election in South Dakota

2010 US Senate Election in South Dakota
Nominee John Thune
Party Republican

Previous Senator
John Thune
Republican

Senator-elect
TBD

The United States Senate election in South Dakota has been scheduled on 2nd November, 2010. During this time the election to the Senates of 33 more countries of the United States will also be held along with elections to the United States House of Representatives. Senator John Thune who is a prominent Republican is going to run for his second term this year. He is not going to be challenged by any Democratic candidate.

Thune won the election to the House of Representatives in 1996. After serving three terms in the House, he lost to Democrat Tim Johnson in the U.S. Senate race in 2002, by a mere 0.15%. However, he was elected to the Senate after two years, defeating the Democrat Tom Daschle.

US Senate Election in South Dakota 2010

Candidates of US Senate Election in South Dakota

  • John Thune, incumbent U.S. Senator

Predictions of US Senate Election in South Dakota

Source Ranking As of
Cook Political Report Solid R October 8, 2010
Rothenberg Safe R October 1, 2010
Swing State Project Safe R]
Real Clear Politics Safe R
Sabato's Crystal Ball Safe R September 30, 2010
CQ Politics Safe R October 8, 2010

 

Polling of US Senate Election in South Dakota

Poll source Dates administered John Thune Generic Democrat
Public Policy Polling December 10-13, 2009 56% 33%

Fundraising of US Senate Election in South Dakota

Candidate (Party) Receipts Disbursements Cash On Hand Debt
John Thune (R) $5,602,663 $2,549,180 $6,953,931 $0

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