South Dakota House Race: Noem (R) 49%, Herseth-Sandlin (D) 44%

Republican Kristi Noem’s post-primary bounce appears to be over, and she and incumbent Democrat Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin are now in much tighter race for South Dakota’s only House seat.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in South Dakota shows Noem with 49% support, while Herseth-Sandlin picks up 44% of the vote. Four percent (4%) favor some other candidate in the race, and three percent (3%) are undecided. Given the power of incumbency and the fact that four months remain until Election Day, these figures indicate the race is clearly in the Toss-Up category.

This statewide telephone survey of 500 Likely Voters in South Dakota was conducted on July 6, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/-4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

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