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MINNESOTA

Your complete directory of Minnesota candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

Hubert Humphrey - 1976

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline: June 5, 2018
Precinct Caucuses: February 6, 2018
State Conventions: June 2018
Primary: August 14, 2018
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on November 11, 2018


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
(Governor & Lt. Governor candidates run together on tickets.)

[ Mark Dayton (DFL)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
won Tim Walz (DFL) - Congressman, Ex-Teacher & Retired National Guard NCO

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

Arne Carlson

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Michelle Fischbach (R)* - Lost Primary for Lt Governor in 2018. ]
won Peggy Flanagan (DFL) - State Rep., Political Organizer & Progressive Activist

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Steve Simon (DFL)* - (Campaign Site)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
[ Lori Swanson (DFL)* - Lost Primary for Governor in 2018. ]
won Keith Ellison (DFL) - Congressman, Ex-State Rep, Attorney & DNC Vice Chair

Rudy Perpich - Alex Olson - 1978

STATE AUDITOR:
[ Rebecca Otto (DFL)*
- Lost at Convention for Governor in 2018. ]
won Julie Blaha (DFL) - State AFL-CIO Secretary & Ex-Teacher


Harold Stassen - 1978

STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House - ( DFL Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate
- ( DFL Caucus - Republican Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Tina Smith (DFL)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.

Paul Wellstone - 1990

Amy Klobuchar (DFL)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2024.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
[ Tim Walz (DFL)* - Candidate for Governor in 2018. ]
won Jim Hagedorn (R) - Businessman, Ex-Congressional Aide & '14/'16 Nominee

Dan Feehan (DFL) - Ex-US Depy Asst Secretary of Defense, Army Veteran & '18 Nominee

District 2:
[ Jason Lewis (R)* - Lost for Reelection in 2018. ]
won Angie Craig (DFL) - Health Care Executive, Community Activist & '16 Nominee

Arlen Erdahl - 1978

District 3:
[ Erik Paulsen (R)* - Lost for Reelection in 2018. ]
won Dean Phillips (DFL) - Businessman & Philanthropist

District 4:
Betty McCollum (DFL)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
[ Keith Ellison (DFL)* - Candidate for Attorney General in 2018. ]
won Ilhan Omar (DFL) - State Rep. & Ex-Community Nutrition Educator

Tim Penny

District 6:
Tom Emmer (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
Collin Peterson (DFL)* - (Campaign Site)
Dave Hughes (R) - Instructor Pilot, Retired USAF Officer, Aerospace Engineer & '16/'18 Nominee

District 8:
[ Rick Nolan (DFL)* - Lost Primary for Lt Governor in 2018. ]
won Pete Stauber (R) - St. Louis County Commissioner, Police Officer & Ex-Pro Hockey Player



Rudy Boschwitz - 1978

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Communist Party of Minnesota (COM)
Constitution Party of Minnesota (C)
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL)
Green Party of Minnesota (G)
Independence Party of Minnesota (IP)
Legal Marijuana Now Party (LMN)
Libertarian Party of Minnesota (L)
Republican Party of Minnesota (R)


STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office

Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board


Tim Pawlenty - 2006

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Alexandria Echo Press
Annandale Advocate
Austin Daily Herald
Blaine/Spring Lake Park Life
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Cannon Falls Beacon
Checks & Balances
Coon Rapids Herald
Duluth News-Tribune
Elk River Star News
Grant County Herald
Lake Country Echo / Pine River Journal (Pequot Lakes)
Mankato Free Press
Minneapolis Observer (Alternative)
Minneapolis Star Tribune
- (Politics Section)
Minneapolis/St. Paul City Pages (Alternative)
Minnesota Daily (University of Minnesota)
Minnesota Lawyer
Minnesota Progressive Project
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (African-American)
MinnPost.com
Morrison County Record
New Ulm Journal
Northfield Citizens

Erika Anderson

Page 1 Publications (6 Community Newspapers)
Rochester Post-Bulletin
Southwest Journal (Minneapolis)
St. Paul Legal Ledger
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Sun Newspapers (Minnesota Community Newspaper Chain)
Thisweek Newspapers (Burnsville)
Tyler Tribute
West Central Tribune (Willmar)
Winona Daily News


KSTP TV-5 (ABC - Minneapolis)

Minnesota Public Radio

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