Tina Smith and Karin Housley advance in U.S. Senate race. Ilhan Omar wins Fifth District primary; Keith Ellison takes DFL race for attorney general.
Polls are open around the state until 8 p.m. as voters narrow the field of candidates for governor, U.S. Senate, Congress, and other seats.
Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson sought the favor of Republican voters, while DFL voters chose between state Rep. Erin Murphy, Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Tim Walz.
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Days after the party endorsing conventions, we are neck-deep in would-be governors, lieutenant governors, attorneys general and congresspeople.
A fiery Donald Trump loyalist and a one-time Trump skeptic seized Republican nominations for governor in two states Tuesday, while Vermont Democrats picked the nation's first transgender nominee for governor to represent them in November.
And in the Eighth District, former state Rep. Joe Radinovich was leading four other DFLers to go up against Pete Stauber in November.
State Rep. Ilhan Omar won the DFL primary Tuesday for the Fifth District congressional seat that covers Minneapolis and several of its suburbs, making the…
On the Republican side, endorsed attorney Doug Wardlow was widely expected to win the primary and head to the November general election.
November winner will finish ex-Sen. Al Franken's term.