Tim Gieseke

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Tim Gieseke
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Former candidate for
Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
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Tim Gieseke was an Independence Party candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota in the 2014 elections. The general election took place November 4, 2014. Tim Gieseke lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Gieseke was a 2013 Independence candidate for District 19A of the Minnesota House of Representatives.[1]



See also: Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014

Gieseke ran on the Independence Party ticket for election as Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota in 2014.

The gubernatorial race featured five tickets seeking election to a four-year term. Dayton ran with Tina Smith, who ran to replace Yvonne Prettner Solon as lieutenant governor. Dayton and Smith faced Republican challengers Jeff Johnson and Bill Kuisle. The general election ballot included Libertarian ticket Chris Holbrook and Chris Dock, Grassroots Party ticket Chris Wright and David Daniels and Independence Party ticket Hannah Nicollet and Tim Gieseke. The general election took place November 4, 2014.


Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Dayton/Tina Smith Incumbent 50.1% 989,113
     Republican Jeff Johnson/Bill Kuisle 44.5% 879,257
     Independence Hannah Nicollet/Tim Gieseke 2.9% 56,900
     Grassroots Party Chris Wright/David Daniels 1.6% 31,259
     Libertarian Chris Holbrook/Chris Dock 0.9% 18,082
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.1% 1,134
Total Votes 1,975,745
Election Results via Minnesota Secretary of State.

Campaign media

Tim Gieseke ad: The Independents


See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Gieseke ran for election in the special election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 19A. The seat was vacant following Terry Morrow's (D) resignation in order to accept a job in Chicago as legislative director at the Uniform Law Commission. Morrow announced that he would be resigning his seat, which he won re-election to on November 6, 2012, on January 7, 2013. Gieseke was defeated by Clark Johnson (D) in the special election on February 12, 2013.[2][3][4][5][1]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 19A, General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngClark Johnson 53.7% 2,680
     Republican Allen Quist 36.1% 1,801
     Independence Tim Gieseke 10.2% 511
Total Votes 4,992

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