ELECTION RESULTS: First numbers expected at 9:45 pm CT

(KSFY) - Officials say unofficial election results in South Dakota will start being released at 9:45 p.m. You can get the latest election results here.


Results in the South Dakota Primary Election are not expected until 9:45 p.m. CT after a polling place in Pennington County closes.

Many polling places across the state ran into issues Tuesday after electronic pollbooks had trouble connecting to the internet.

As a result, many polling places in Pennington and Hughes counties will have extended hours.

The polling places extending hours in Pennington County are:

• Atonement Lutheran Church - 7:10 p.m. MT
• Bethel Assembly of God Church - 7:25 p.m. MT
• Calvary Lutheran Church - 7:30 p.m. MT
• Canyon Lake Senior Center - 7:10 p.m. MT
• Grandview School - 7:30 p.m. MT
• Jackson Heights Highrise - 8:36 p.m. MT
• Parkview Church - 8:45 p.m. MT
• Pinedale School - 7:15 p.m. MT
• Rapid Valley Fire District - 7:35 p.m. MT
• Rapid Valley School - 7:17 p.m. MT
• Saint Paul's Lutheran Church School - 8:20 p.m. MT
• South Middle School - 8:45 p.m. MT
• Southwest School - 8:45 p.m. MT
• Walter Taylor 4H Building (Fairgrounds) - 8:40 p.m. MT
• West Park Apartments - 7:20 p.m. MT
• Whispering Pines Fire District - 8:10 p.m. MT

The polling places extending hours in Hughes County are:

• Lutheran Memorial Church - 7:10 p.m. CT
• New Life Assembly of God Church - 7:10 p.m. CT
• Faith Lutheran Church - 7:20 p.m. CT

Brookings, Brown, Hyde, Potter, Sully and Yankton counties also had connectivity issues with electronic pollbooks.



The Secretary of State’s Office says eight counties in South Dakota that chose to use electronic pollbooks have experienced "sporadic loss of connectivity."

The counties are Brookings, Brown, Hughes, Hyde, Pennington, Potter, Sully and Yankton.

Some of those counties switched to their back-up plan of utilizing paper voter registration lists and pollbooks, while others resolved the issues with the electronic pollbook vendor without undue delay, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.

Delays in Pennington and Hughes counties will require some polling places to be open beyond 7 p.m. local time.

Officials are determining which locations will stay open longer.

Election across the state results will be delayed.


Polling locations several South Dakota cities are facing hiccups as voters head to the polls on primary day.

In Rapid City, a computer glitch temporarily closed down polling locations across the city, according to KSFY affiliate KOTA.

Computers at a couple of voting locations in smaller communities in Brown County were also having issues, according to the Aberdeen American News. Election workers in both Groton and Frederick were forced to record some voter information by hand due to problems with computers.

No issues have been reported at any Sioux Falls voting centers as of Tuesday morning.