March 6, 1973
Special Election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of State Senator Clair W. Burgener (SD-38). Burgener resigned after being elected to Congress.
|Stuart M. Dingwall||American Independent||1.5%||Loss|
|Leslie Ann Dork||Independent||0.9%||Loss|
|Ivan R. Huyser||Republican||7.2%||Loss|
|Iris G. Sankey||Democratic||8.8%||Loss|