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ELECTION 2022

While results still need to be certified, Minnesota was just one of three states to top the 60% mark, along with Wisconsin and Maine, according to the U.S. Election Project.



With control of the two legislative chambers and the governor’s office, DFL lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz will be able to take more decisive action on policy priorities as they will no longer have to make major compromises with Senate Republicans. That could include increasing funding for education, the creation of a paid family leave program, and the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Steve Simon, who first took office in 2015, oversaw and certified Minnesota’s election in 2020, in which then-Sen. Joe Biden dashed the re-election hopes of Donald Trump by more than seven points statewide.

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GOP challenger Ryan Wilson conceded the race to Blaha Wednesday afternoon.
With unofficial results showing the race within just one point, Keith Ellison has declared victory.
The 8th Congressional District was long considered a Democratic stronghold but has become more Republican in recent years.
Seeking his third consecutive term as the secretary of state, Simon ran his campaign working to dispel myths seeking to erode trust in Minnesota’s election system, including doubts stirred up by Republican challenger Kim Crockett.
The Republican from Brook Park won his first full, four-year term in District 11.
Keith Ellison is seeking his second consecutive term as Minnesota's top law enforcement officer while Republican challenger Jim Schultz seeks to break a five decade-long DFL reign in the attorney general’s office.
The Republican won his third-consecutive bid for the House District 11A seat.
Here are the unofficial results of contested Carlton County municipal races, as reported by the Minnesota Secretary of State.
Voters in many Carlton County school districts were divided, electing both newcomers and incumbents to represent them Tuesday, Nov. 8.
The justice center project will be funded through a 0.5% sales tax over the next 30 years or until $60 million is collected.
Cloquet voters reelected Roger Maki with 51.17% of the vote on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

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