2012 Primary Elections

Minnesota voters went to the polls, Tuesday, Aug. 14 for primary elections to narrow the field of candidates for the Nov. 6 General Election. Here are results for candidates running for offices in this area. Results are unofficial as of Wednesday, Aug. 15.   MINNESOTA SENATE DISTRICT 33 In a very tight race to see [...]

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The 2012 Primary Election wrapped up Tuesday, Aug. 14, featuring several seats that will be on the ballot in November during the General Election. A primary election is held when two or more members of the same political party run for one seat. In the Hennepin County Board District 1 race, Incumbent Commissioner Mike Opat [...]

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Minnesotans are knee deep into summer. If we aren’t boating, we’re cycling or gardening. The kids are swimming and grandpa has gone fishing. We’re either on the way home from the cabin, or packing to head back up north. The teenagers are out skateboarding. Maybe you’re lucky enough to have the young ones at camp [...]

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Newly drawn districts in Wright County have prompted many candidates to seek seats on the Wright County Board. More than two candidates have filed papers in both the fourth and fifth districts, thus triggering the need for primary elections on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Names of the top two vote getters in each district will end [...]

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The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners District 1 seat primary race is between James Holmbeck, Janice Meyer, Penny Steele and incumbent Sara Wyatt. The two candidates who receive the most votes in the primary will advance to the general election Nov. 6. District 1 includes Corcoran, Greenfield, Hanover, Independence, Loretto, Maple Plain, Medicine [...]

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During the Aug. 14 primary, GOP voters in Senate District 33 will choose between two candidates to who will represent the party in the November election. The candidates are Connie Doepke, the current House District 33B representative, and Dave Osmek, the party-endorsed candidate in the race. Senate District 33 includes the cities of Corcoran, Deephaven, [...]

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The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners District 2 seat primary race is between Jennifer DeJournett, Richard Theisen and incumbent Marilynn Corcoran. The two candidates who receive the most votes in the primary will advance to the general election Nov. 6. District two includes Brooklyn Park (except precincts W1-O and W1 –R) Champlin, Dayton, [...]

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The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners primary race in District 1 is between three candidates: Mike Opat, Chris Rains and Joy Marsh Stephens. The top two winners of the primary election will face off in the Nov. 6 general election. Mike Opat Address: 4529 York Ave. N., Robbinsdale Family: Wife, Kim, three children Education: Masters [...]

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