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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.

Paul Wellstone - 1990

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline: May 31, 2016
GOP Caucuses: March 1, 2016
Primary: August 9, 2016

This page was last updated on December 3, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
[ Mark Dayton (DFL)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Tom Bakk (DFL) - State Senate Minority Leader
Chris Coleman (DFL) - St. Paul Mayor, Ex-St. Paul City Councilman, Attorney & Management Consultant
Amy Klobuchar (DFL) - US Senator & Ex-Hennepin County Attorney

Erin Murphy (DFL) - State Rep., Ex-State House Majority Leader, MN AFL-CIO Board Member & Ex-Nurse

Rebecca Otto (DFL) - State Auditor
R.T. Rybak (DFL) - Ex-Minneapolis Mayor, DNC Vice Chair, Businessman & '10 Candidate
Tina Smith (DFL) - Lt. Governor, Ex-Gubernatorial Aide & Ex-Mayoral Aide
Lori Swanson (DFL) - Attorney General & Ex-State Solicitor General
Paul Thissen (DFL) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Ex-State House Speaker, Attorney & '10 Candidate
Tim Walz (DFL) - Congressman
Michelle Benson (R) - State Sen.
Kurt Daudt (R) - State House Speaker, Ex-Isanti County Commissioner, Stanford Township Supervisor & Airline Pilot
Matt Dean (R) - State Rep.
Keith Downey (R) - State GOP Chair
Tom Emmer (R) - Congressman
Jeff Johnson (R) - Hennepin County Commissioner & '14 Nominee
Jennifer Loon (R) - State Rep. & Ex-Congressional Aide
Erik Paulsen (R) - Congrressman
Julie Rosen (R) - State Sen.

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Arne Carlson

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Tina Smith (DFL)*

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

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Lori Swanson (DFL)* - (Campaign Site)

Rudy Perpich - Alex Olson - 1978

STATE AUDITOR:
Rebecca Otto (DFL)*
- (Campaign Site)


Harold Stassen - 1978

STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House - ( DFL Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate
- ( DFL Caucus - Republican Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Amy Klobuchar (DFL)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.

Hubert Humphrey - 1976

Al Franken (DFL)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Tim Walz (DFL)* - (Campaign Site)

District 2:
[ John Kline (R)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Jason Lewis (R) - Radio Talk Show Host & '90 Nominee

Arlen Erdahl - 1978

District 3:
Erik Paulsen (R)* - (Campaign Site)

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

District 5:
Keith Ellison (DFL)* - (Campaign Site)

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 Nominee

District 8:
Rick Nolan (DFL)* - (Campaign Site)


Erika Anderson

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Communist Party of Minnesota
Constitution Party of Minnesota
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL)
Green Party of Minnesota
Independence Party of Minnesota (IP)
Legalize Marijuana Now Party
Libertarian Party of Minnesota
Republican Party of Minnesota


Rudy Boschwitz - 1978

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
Inside Minnesota Politics
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 Progressive Project
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (African-American)
MinnPost.com
Morrison County Record
New Ulm Journal
Northfield Citizens

Martin Olav Sabo - 1976

Page 1 Publications (6 Community Newspapers)
Politics in Minnesota
Republican Minnesota
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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