Primary 2018: Minnesota election results

Statewide and local winners and losers.

Posted: Aug 14, 2018 7:08 AM
Updated: Aug 15, 2018 8:50 AM

MINNESOTA PRIMARY ELECTIONS

REPUBLICAN PARTY

Gov. and Lt. Gov.

Tim Pawlenty and Michelle Fischbach – 132,236
* Jeff Johnson and Donna Bergstrom – 158,246
Mathew Kruse and Theresa Loeffler – 10,534

U.S. Senator (Expiring Jan. 3, 2025)
Roque De La Fuente – 15,931
Rae Hart Anderson – 24,100
* Jim Newberger – 188,767
Merrill Anderson – 42,272

U.S. Senator (Expiring Jan. 3, 2021)
Nikolay Nikolayevich Bey – 6,869
Bob Anderson – 99,681
* Karin Housley – 174,758

U.S. Representative District 1
Carla Nelson – 13,464

* Jim Hagedorn – 25,158

Steve Williams – 2,118
Andrew Candler – 105

Attorney General
* Doug Wardlow – 128,143
Robert Lessard – 59,011
Sharon Anderson – 88,526

DEMOCRATIC PARTY

Gov. and Lt. Gov.
Erin Murphy and Erin Maye-Quade - 179,807
Lori Swanson and Rick Nolan - 132,755
* Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan - 232,800
Tim Holden and James P. Mellin II – 6,061
Ole Savior and Chris Edman – 3,834

U.S. Senator (Expiring Jan. 3, 2025)
Steve Carlson – 9,287
Stephen Emery – 6,661
* Amy Klobuchar – 52,9450
David Robert Groves – 4,264
Leonard J. Richards – 3,371

U.S. Senator (Expiring Jan. 3, 2021)
Christoper Lovell Seymore Sr. – 4,777
Gregg A. Iverson – 16,612
* Tina Smith – 411,881
Nick Leonard – 15,669
Richard W. Painter – 74,482
Ali Chehem Ali – 18,187

U.S. Representative District 1
* Dan Feehan – 38,915
Colin Minehart – 7,911

Attorney General
Mike Rothman – 42,613
Debra Hilstrom – 101,790
Matt Pelikan – 57,320
Tom Foley – 66,478
* Keith Ellison - 268, 827

FREEBORN COUNTY

Albert Lea Mayor (all precincts reporting)
John Severtson – 288
* Vern Rasmussen Jr. – 1,384
George G. Marin - 1,267

OLMSTED COUNTY

Rochester Mayor 
* Kim Norton – 9,363
Spencer Goetzman – 1,243
Charlie O’Connell – 2,687
George E. Rownd – 1,172
Jordan James Glynn – 573
Regina Mustafa – 2,403
BW (Brent) Coggins – 548

Ward 1 Council Member (all precincts reporting)
Paul Myhrom – 930
* Patrick Keane – 1,242
Kim Sin – 336
Heather Holmes – 935

Ward 5 Council Member (all precincts reporting)
Mike Walters – 734
Judy Hickey – 771
Byron Clark – 753
Brittney Marschall – 576
* Shaun C. Palmer – 856

Rochester School Board Position #2

* Melissa J. H. Amundsen - 9,499

Bruce Kaskubar - 5,073

Vangie Castro - 3,159

Rochester School Board Position #6

* Cathy Nathan - 9,699

Abdi S. Roble - 2,256

Greg Gallas - 5,819


MOWER COUNTY

County Commissioner
Loren Bellrichard – 60
Duane Felt - 70
* Jerry Reinartz – 510
Penra Grimley – 170

County Auditor
Steve Reinartz – 1,013
* Scott Felten – 1,667
Donna Welsh – 823

Council member at-large (all precincts reporting)
Lynn Spainhower – 579
Susan Johnson – 649
* Jeff Austin – 1,078

Ward 1 Council Member (all precincts reporting)
Jeff Arneson – 242
* Rebecca Waller – 364
Aaron Jones – 135

Ward 3 Council Member (All precinicts reporting)
Joyce Poshusta – 204
Nathan Wradislavsky – 133
* Brian E. Heimer – 205

FILLMORE COUNTY (all precincts reporting)

County Auditor - Treasurer
* Heidi Jones – 1,264
Brian Hoff – 892
Marc Prestby - 453

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