minnesota primary election

Democrat Tina Smith Will Face Republican Karin Housley In November

The Women Will Compete To Finish Former Sen. Al Franken's Term

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Sen. Tina Smith easily defeated five other DFL challengers in the Minnesota primary election to advance to the general election in November. Karin Housley only faced two others in her primary race and easily beat out both. The women will compete against each other to fill the remaining term of Sen. Al Franken which expires in…

Primary Election Night in Minnesota

The city of Minneapolis is bearing out expectations of strong turnout for Minnesota's high-interest primary election.

MOORHEAD, MN — Minnesota voters are confronting their busiest primary election in recent memory, with races for governor, both Senate seats and three congressional seats all on the ballot. The biggest unsettled question may be the Democratic primary to succeed Gov. Mark Dayton. U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, Attorney General Lori Swanson and state Rep. Erin Murphy all had a path…