Government

With all 17 precincts reporting, Republican Kathy Lohmer has won re-election to the Minnesota State House in District 39B, after a rematch against DFL-endorsed Tom DeGree. According to unofficial results posted on the secretary of state’s website, Lohmer received 9,531 votes, or 54.55 percent, according to the secretary of state’s office. DeGree had 7,927 votes, or 45.37 percent. There were 13 […]

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Two new faces will be seen on the Lake Elmo City Council come January as Julie Fliflet and Jill Lundgren beat out incumbents Mike Reeves and Wally Nelson. According to the secretary of state’s office,  Fliflet received 1834 votes, or 28.2 percent, and Lundgren received 1751 votes, or 26.92 percent.  Nelson received 1583 votes, or 24.34 percent, and […]

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Both incumbents, Mark Swenson and Mike Liljegren, will keep their seats on the Oak Park Heights City Council. Former mayor David Beaudet will not get back on the council. With two out of two precincts reporting, preliminary results show Swenson with 880 votes, or 34.20 percent. Liljegren has 860 votes, or 33.42 percent. Beaudet received […]

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According to the secretary of state’s office, Ted Kozlowski is Stillwater’s new mayor. With all seven precincts reporting, preliminary results show Kozlowski with 4,642 votes, or 62.29 percent. His opponent, John Rheinberger, received 2,770 votes, or 37.17 percent. There were 40 write-in votes. In Ward 1, Councilmember Doug Menikheim managed to retain his seat on the city council, getting […]

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Results showed Lori Swanson being re-elected as attorney general and Rebecca Otto being elected again to the state auditor’s post. Swanson gained 54 percent of the vote and Otto drew 53 percent of the vote. Both are Democrats.

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Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, DFL, was declared winner in his race with Mike McFadden, earning 55 percent of the vote to 41 percent for McFadden. Projections were based on national exit polls. Gov. Mark Dayton also appeared headed toward re-election. Franken thanked supporters when appearing at a DFL party at about 10:50 p.m. Here are […]

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