The Sioux Falls School District 49-5 conducted its annual Election in conjunction with the City of Sioux Falls on April 10, 2018. The polls were open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm

The City and the District contract with the Minnehaha County Auditor to tabulate results. The Ballots were counted at the old Minnehaha County Jail, located at 220 West Sixth Street.

The Sioux Falls School District Annual Election - Official Returns

For a position on the Sioux Falls School District School Board (two Members to be Elected). With 66 of 66 Precincts Counted:

Candidate Votes Cast % of Votes
Peter V. Pischke 4,974 12.9%
Kate Parker 17,381 45.1%
Todd Thoelke 16,211 42.0%

*The Returns were canvassed at the School Board Meeting to be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at which time the returns became official.

Returns by Precinct

    Peter V. Pischke Kate Parker Todd Thoelke
1-3 O'Gorman High School 68 262 232
1-4, 1-5 Active Generations 101 314 254
1-6 Sunnycrest United Methodist Church 89 309 265
1-9 Peace Lutheran Church 91 323 285
1-10 Sioux Falls First Church 105 260 254
1-11 First Evangelical Free Church 82 378 416
1-12 Crosswalk Community Church 14 53 33
1-13 Central Church 48 123 96
1-14 Central Church 64 132 131
1-15 First Evangelical Free Church* 0 0 0
1-16 Central Church 20 82 67
1-17 Sanford Wellness Center (Tea-Ellis) 80 242 208
1-18 Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church* 0 0 0
2-1 VFW Post 628 101 438 450
2-2 Ronning Branch Library 147 610 587
2-3 Morningside Community Center 98 400 398
2-6 Westminster Presbyterian Church 122 382 361
2-7 Lord of Life Lutheran Church 130 412 415
2-8 Avera Prince of Peace Retirement 102 466 448
2-9 Gloria Dei Lutheran Church 98 414 411
2-10 Faith Baptist Fellowship Hall 59 244 271
2-11 Faith Baptist Fellowship Hall 80 368 411
2-12 Linwood Wesleyan Church 42 195 207
2-13 Linwood Wesleyan Church 57 232 282
2-14 Eastside Baptist Church 142 715 720
2-15 Faith Baptist Fellowship Hall* 0 0 0
3-5, VP4 American Legion 57 152 147
3-6 American Legion 82 188 160
3-9 Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons 113 247 209
3-10 Memorial Middle School 117 431 437
3-11 Church at the Gate 74 314 295
3-12, VP6 Maricar Community Center 105 292 246
3-13 Kuehn Park Community Center 74 267 250
3-14 Career & Technical Education Academy 67 200 173
3-15 St. Michael's Catholic Church 98 362 362
3-16 Memorial Middle School 89 317 339
3-17 Prairie West Library 98 325 330
4-1, 4-14 Sioux Falls Main Library 95 246 191
4-2 Emmanuel Baptist Church 61 212 191
4-3 SD School for the Deaf 42 134 103
4-4 Wesley United Methodist Church 70 206 164
4-5 Fire Station #7 76 157 127
4-6 Faith Lutheran Church 28 85 55
4-7, 8, VP2 Kenny Anderson Community Center 111 392 330
4-9 Grace Lutheran Church 93 192 188
4-10 St. Lambert's Catholic Church 86 244 211
4-11 Wild Flower Presbyterian Church 122 418 360
4-12 Hilltop United Methodist Church 130 336 303
4-13 First Christian Reformed Church 66 208 177
5-1, 2 First Lutheran Church 115 293 208
5-3 Zion Lutheran Church 31 108 92
5-4 Dakotabilities 52 306 223
5-6 Hope Lutheran Church 103 333 311
5-7 All Souls Church 48 256 225
5-8 Instructional Planning Center 76 387 369
5-9 Our Savior's Lutheran Church 24 125 111
5-10 First Presbyterian Church 55 219 175
5-11 VFW Post 628 45 156 149
5-12 Instructional Planning Center 55 252 219
5-13 Instructional Planning Center 67 278 278
5-14 USF Cleveland Professional Development Center 83 249 225
5-17 Asbury United Methodist Church 51 217 218
5-18 Faith Family Church 88 282 235
5-19 St. Mark's Lutheran Church 65 230 217
5-20 Oyate Community Center 79 246 234
5-21 Trinity Baptist Church 43 166 174
  Total 4,974 17,382 16,213

Turnout of (30.5%) 32,166 voters went to the polls of the 105,470 Registered Voters for the 2018 Joint City/School Election

*Precinct outside School District Boundaries