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Live results from the Minnesota primary elections

August 15,2018 07:16

This is the page to watch for results from the 2018 Minnesota primary election. Scan through the results here and then check out the stories below. More stories will be added as news develops. (If you can't see our election results chart, try disabling ...

This is the page to watch for results from the 2018 Minnesota primary election.
Scan through the results here and then check out the stories below. More stories will be added as news develops. (If you can’t see our election results chart, try disabling your ad blocker or click here to see the chart on a new page.)

Voters wait to check in at the North Dale Recreation Center in St. Paul to cast their ballots in the 2018 Minnesota primary election on Tuesday, Aug.14, 2018. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)It’s Walz vs. Pawlenty for MN governor after stunning upset of Pawlenty
Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has conceded the gubernatorial primary to Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson. Among Democrats, the state party called the primary victory for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz over state Rep. Erin Murphy and Attorney General Lori Swanson.
Trailblazer Ilhan Omar wins DFL race for 5th Congressional District; McCollum set for rematch with Ryan in 4th
Ilhan Omar, a Somali immigrant who drew national attention two years ago by becoming the first Somali-American elected to a state Legislature, won the DFL primary for Minnesota’s 5th District by drawing 48 percent of the vote.
Keith Ellison secures DFL attorney general nomination; Wardlow wins Republican nod
Democratic attorney general candidate Keith Ellison dominated the race for his party’s nomination Tuesday, despite eleventh-hour domestic abuse allegations that threatened to derail his campaign.
Endorsed candidates Housley, Newberger, Klobuchar and Smith win U.S. Senate nominations
The candidates who were endorsed by the Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor parties in June cruised through Tuesday’s primary election.
Renter-rights candidate Mitra Jalali Nelson wins St. Paul City Council seat as Ramsey County votes even bluer than usual
In St. Paul, a candidate who ran for office on the rare platform of renters’ rights won a seat on the St. Paul City Council, outpacing a longstanding homeowner in the city’s northwestern neighborhoods.
Incumbents hold off challengers in Minnesota House primaries
Minnesota House incumbents had a good primary election night Tuesday.
Primary results: Dakota and Washington county races
Voters narrowed the field for two seats on the Washington County board and voted in four municipal elections in Dakota County.
High turnout reported for Minnesota primary elections
“The last relatively high turnout we had in a primary was in 2010, and I have no doubt we’re going to blow by that,” said Ramsey County Elections Manager Joe Mansky.
South St. Paul election judge removed, accused of telling voters to avoid a candidate
An election judge in Dakota County was removed from his duties Tuesday afternoon after a voter in South St. Paul reported that the judge was telling voters not to vote for a certain city council candidate.
A lot is at stake in today’s primary. Here are a few things to watch for.
Who will Democrats and Republicans pick to run for governor this fall? And is there really a “blue wave” of anti-Trumpism washing over Minnesota, or is the state shifting red?
More Minnesotans cast ballots early in record numbers. Will it goose turnout?
Minnesota continues to see record-breaking early voting numbers, but will that translate into improved overall voter turnout?

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