Government

Incumbent Jennifer DeJournett cruised to a victory over challenger John Skavnak in the election for the Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners, District 2. DeJournett earned 29,884 votes (71.04 percent), while Skavnak received 11,983 votes (28.49 percent), according to the preliminary results posted on the Minnesota Secretary of State website. Another 199 write-in votes […]

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St. Michael will have a new face on the 2015 city council, and it belongs to Cody Gulick. In the race for two city council positions, Nadine Schoen easily won re-election, having secured 2,758 votes (36 percent). Newcomer Gulick was also elected, after receiving 1,812 votes (23 percent). Coming up short were challengers Keith Wettschreck, […]

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Four Hennepin County district judge positions were contested on the Tuesday, Nov. 4, ballot. ┬áSeat 16 Incumbent James Moore won re-election to the seat to which he was appointed in 2012. The Plymouth resident was challenged by Bruce Michael Rivers, Minneapolis. Moore took 66 percent of the vote, to 33 percent for Rivers. Vote totals […]

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Republican Tom Emmer has been declared the winner of Minnesota’s Sixth District race for the U.S. House of Representatives. He has 56 percent of the vote with 107 of 279 precincts reporting. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate Joe Perske has 38 percent of the vote. Independence Party candidate John Denney has 5 percent of the vote so far. […]

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Voters in Rockford, Minnesota have chosen two new faces for their city council. Debbie Buoy has gained a seat on the Rockford City Council after receiving the most votes for any council seat at 709 votes (36.89 percent). Ted Hill has also received a seat on the council, after getting 601 votes (31.27 percent). Buoy […]

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Incumbent Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek looks to keep his position after the election. With 412 of the 414 precincts reporting, he received 234,013 votes (67.65 percent). Challenger Eddie Frizell received 109,638 votes (31.69 percent). There were 2,285 write-in votes. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s term is four years.

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With 412 of 414 precincts reporting, unopposed Michael Freeman has won the Hennepin County Attorney seat. He ran unopposed and received 284,119 votes (98.34 percent). There were 4,806 write-in votes. This term is for four years.

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