Statewide and congressional Minnesota election returns

Here are nearly complete but unofficial election returns and percentages from the Minnesota secretary of state’s office:

 

President–

Barack Obama (i), Democrat, 1,543,102 (53 percent)

Mitt Romney, Republican, 1,321,154 (45)

Gary Johnson, Libertarian, 35,042 (1)

James Harris, Socialist Workers, 1,058 (.04)

Virgil Goode, Constitution, 3,721 (.13)

Dean Morstad, constitutional government, 1,107 (.04)

Jill Stein, Green, 12,951 (.44)

Jim Carlson, Grassroots, 3,169 (.11)

Peta Lindsay, socialism and liberation, 413 (.07)

Ross C. “Rocky” Anderson, Justice, 2,003 (.36)

Write-in, 10,621 (.36)

 

U.S. Senate–

Amy Klobuchar (i), Democrat, 1,851,471 (65)

Kurt Bills, Republican, 868,471 (31)

Tim Davis, Grass Roots, 30,487 (1)

Michael Cavlan, Minnesota Open Progressives, 13,938 (.09)

Write-in, 2,574 (.09)

 

1st Congressional District–

Tim Walz (i), Democrat, 193,294 (58)

Allen Quist, Republican, 142,197 (42)

Write-in, 506 (.15)

 

2nd Congressional District–

John Kline (i), Republican, 193,587 (54)

Mike Obermueller, Democrat, 164,335 (46)

Write-in, 523 (.15)

 

3rd Congressional District–

Erik Paulsen (i), Republican, 222,341 (58)

Brian Barnes, Democrat, 159,941 (42)

Write-in, 433 (.11)

 

4th Congressional District–

Betty McCollum (i), Democrat, 216,680 (62)

Tony Hernandez, Republican, 109,656 (32)

Steve Carlson, Independence, 21,132 (6)

Write-in, 512 (.15)

 

5th Congressional District–

Keith Ellison (i), Democrat, 257,295 (74)

Chris Fields, Republican, 88,040 (25)

Write-in, 1,088 (.31)

 

6th Congressional District–

Michele Bachmann (i), Republican, 180,131 (50)

Jim Graves, Democrat, 175,924 (49)

Write-in, 980 (.27)

 

7th Congressional District–

Collin Peterson (i), Democrat, 197,736 (60)

Lee Byberg, Republican, 114,133 (35)

Adam Steele, Independence, 15,297 (5)

Write-in, 332 (.1)

 

8th Congressional District–

Rick Nolan, Democrat, 193,778 (54)

Chip Cravaack (i), Republican, 162,071 (45)

Write-in, 1,174 (.33)

 

Supreme Court chief justice–

Lorie Skjerven Gildea (i), 1,283,362 (60)

Dan Griffith, 847,540 (40)

Write-in, 8,334 (.39)

 

Supreme Court justice 1–

Barry Anderson (i), 1,227,936 (59)

Dean Barkley, 847,706 (41)

Write-in, 8,024 (.39)

 

Supreme Court justice 4–

David Stras (i), 1,141,458 (56)

Tim Tingelstad, 890,891 (44)

Write-in, 8,643 (.42)

 

Constitutional amendments–

Whether to define a marriage as only between a man and a woman, yes, 1,401,490 (48 percent); no 1,507,649; blank (counts as “no” vote), 29,916

Whether to require photos to produce a photo ID, yes, 1,363,542 (46 percent); no, 1,536,406; blank (counts as “no” vote), 39,107

 

Legislature–

Senate, 39 Democrat, 28 Republican

House, 73 Democrat, 60 Republican (one race faces recount with Republican leading by one vote)

 

Percentages do not total 100 due to rounding.

(i) indicates incumbent

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