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The '''state of [[Minnesota]] will hold elections''' in 2014. Below are the dates of note:
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* [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2014 state government elections|Signature filing deadline]]: '''June 3, 2014'''
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* Voter registration deadline for Primary election: '''July 21, 2014'''
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* [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|Primary date]]: '''August 12, 2014'''
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* Voter registration deadline for General election: '''October 21, 2014'''
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* [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|General election date]]: '''November 4, 2014'''
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==2014 elections==
 
==2014 elections==
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===Races to watch in Minnesota===
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'''''U.S. Congress'''''
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'''''Minnesota State Legislature'''''
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::''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014]]''
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{{MN SLP 2014}}
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===Elections by type===
 
===Elections by type===
=U.S. Senate=
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==U.S. Senate elections in Minnesota==
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::''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Minnesota, 2014]] and [[United States Senate elections, 2014]]''
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Voters in [[Minnesota]] '''will elect one member to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2014|U.S. Senate]]''' in the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|election on November 4, 2014]].
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{{Congintro2014
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|Filing deadline=June 3, 2014
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|Primary date=August 12, 2014
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|Primary=Minnesota has an [[Open primary|open primary]] system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.
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|Incumbent=The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by [[Al Franken]] (D). Franken was first elected in 2008.
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===Candidates===
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*{{reddot}} [[Mike McFadden]]<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/29/businessman-mike-mcfadden-to-challenge-sen-al-franken/ ''Washington Post'' "Businessman Mike McFadden to challenge Sen. Al Franken" Accessed June 10, 2013]</ref>
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*{{reddot}} [[Chris Dahlberg]]-St. Louis County Commissioner<ref name=star>[http://www.startribune.com/politics/blogs/220424201.html ''Star Tribune'', "County commissioner plans to join U.S. Senate race, and already has a big backer", accessed August 23, 2013]</ref>
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*{{reddot}} [[Jim Abeler]]-state representative<ref name=star/>
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*{{reddot}} [[Julianne Ortman]]-state senator<ref name=star/>
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='''U.S. House'''=
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{{TOC maker|1=U.S. House of Representatives elections in Minnesota|1.1=Partisan breakdown|1.2=Incumbents|1.3=List of candidates by district}}
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==U.S. House of Representatives elections in Minnesota==
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::''See also: [[United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, 2014]] and [[United States House of Representatives elections, 2014]]''
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The [[United States House of Representatives elections, 2014|2014 U.S. House of Representatives]] elections in [[Minnesota]] will take place on [[United States Congress elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]. Voters '''will elect eight candidates to serve in the [[U.S. House]]''', one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.
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===Partisan breakdown===
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Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds five of the eight congressional seats from [[Minnesota]].
 
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===Incumbents===
::''See also: [[Minnesota state executive official elections, 2014]]''
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Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the eight congressional districts are:
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===List of candidates by district===
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===[[Minnesota's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014|1st Congressional District]]===
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===[[Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014|2nd Congressional District]]===
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===[[Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014|3rd Congressional District]]===
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===[[Minnesota's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014|4th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Minnesota's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014|5th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Minnesota's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014|6th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Minnesota's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014|7th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Minnesota's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014|8th Congressional District]]===
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='''State Executives'''=
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==State executive official elections in Minnesota==
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::''See also: [[Minnesota state executive official elections, 2014]] and [[State executive official elections, 2014]]''
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'''Five state executive positions''' are up for election in [[State executive official elections, 2014|2014]] in the state of [[Minnesota]].
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The following offices will be elected in 2014 in [[Minnesota elections, 2014|Minnesota]]:
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* [[Minnesota gubernatorial election, 2014|Governor of Minnesota]]
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* [[Minnesota lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014|Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota]]
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* [[Minnesota attorney general election, 2014|Minnesota Attorney General]]
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* [[Minnesota secretary of state election, 2014|Minnesota Secretary of State]]
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* [[Minnesota down ballot state executive elections, 2014|Minnesota Auditor]]
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==List of candidates by office==
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='''State House'''=
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==State House elections in Minnesota==
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[[File:SLP badge.png|right|200px|link=Portal:State Legislatures]]
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::''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014]] and [[State legislative elections, 2014]]''
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{{MN House 2014}}
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===Majority control===
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: ''See also: [[Partisan composition of state senates]]''
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Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]]:
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===List of candidates by district===
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::''Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.''
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[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 1|District 1]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 2|District 2]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 3|District 3]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 4|District 4]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 5|District 5]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 6|District 6]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 7|District 7]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 8|District 8]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 9|District 9]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 10|District 10]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 11|District 11]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 12|District 12]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 13|District 13]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 14|District 14]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 15|District 15]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 16|District 16]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 17|District 17]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 18|District 18]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 19|District 19]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 20|District 20]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 21|District 21]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 22|District 22]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 23|District 23]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 24|District 24]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 25|District 25]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 26|District 26]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 27|District 27]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 28|District 28]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 29|District 29]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 30|District 30]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 31|District 31]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 32|District 32]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 33|District 33]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 34|District 34]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 35|District 35]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 36|District 36]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 37|District 37]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 38|District 38]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 39|District 39]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 40|District 40]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 41|District 41]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 42|District 42]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 43|District 43]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 44|District 44]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 45|District 45]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 46|District 46]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 47|District 47]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 48|District 48]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 49|District 49]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 50|District 50]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 51|District 51]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 52|District 52]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 53|District 53]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 54|District 54]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 55|District 55]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 56|District 56]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 57|District 57]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 58|District 58]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 59|District 59]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 60|District 60]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 61|District 61]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 62|District 62]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 63|District 63]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 64|District 64]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 65|District 65]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 66|District 66]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 67|District 67]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 68|District 68]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 69|District 69]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 70|District 70]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 71|District 71]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 72|District 72]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 73|District 73]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 74|District 74]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 75|District 75]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 76|District 76]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 77|District 77]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 78|District 78]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 79|District 79]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 80|District 80]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 81|District 81]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 82|District 82]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 83|District 83]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 84|District 84]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 85|District 85]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 86|District 86]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 87|District 87]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 88|District 88]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 89|District 89]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 90|District 90]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 91|District 91]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 92|District 92]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 93|District 93]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 94|District 94]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 95|District 95]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 96|District 96]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 97|District 97]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 98|District 98]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 99|District 99]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 100|District 100]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 101|District 101]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 102|District 102]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 103|District 103]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 104|District 104]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 105|District 105]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 106|District 106]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 107|District 107]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 108|District 108]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 109|District 109]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 110|District 110]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 111|District 111]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 112|District 112]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 113|District 113]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 114|District 114]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 115|District 115]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 116|District 116]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 117|District 117]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 118|District 118]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 119|District 119]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 120|District 120]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 121|District 121]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 122|District 122]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 123|District 123]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 124|District 124]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 125|District 125]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 126|District 126]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 127|District 127]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 128|District 128]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 129|District 129]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 130|District 130]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 131|District 131]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 132|District 132]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 133|District 133]] • [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 134|District 134]]
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='''Statewide ballot measures'''=
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[[File:BallotMeasureFinal badge.png|right|200px|link=Portal:Ballot measures]]
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==Statewide ballot measure elections in Minnesota==
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::''See also: [[Minnesota 2014 ballot measures]] and [[2014 ballot measures]]''
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'''Zero ballot measures''' have been certified for the [[2014 ballot measures#Minnesota|2014 ballot]] in the state of [[Minnesota]].
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==Potential measures==
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='''School boards'''=
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==School board elections in Minnesota==
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[[File:School Board badge.png|right|200px|link=Portal:School boards and school board elections]]
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::''See also: [[List of school board elections in 2014]] and [[Minnesota school board elections, 2014]]''
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A total of '''eight''' Minnesota school districts among [[Largest school districts in the United States by enrollment|America's largest school districts by enrollment]] will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature '''28''' seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections on November 4, 2014. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the districts listed below serve 103,615 K-12 students.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/default.aspx?agree=0 ''National Center for Education Statistics,'' "Elementary/Second Information System," Accessed January 2, 2014]</ref>
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===Elections by date===
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::''Note: Last updated January 1, 2014''
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A total of '''666''' school districts are holding elections for '''2,141''' seats in 2014. This list breaks down the Minnesota school board elections in chronological order:
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====November 4, 2014====
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* [[Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District, Minnesota|Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District]] - ''4 seats''
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* [[Elk River Area School District, Minnesota|Elk River Area School District]] - ''4 seats''
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* [[Lakeville Area Public Schools, Minnesota|Lakeville Area Public Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District 622, Minnesota|North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District 622]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Osseo Area Schools, Minnesota|Osseo Area Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Robbinsdale Area Schools, Minnesota|Robbinsdale Area Schools]] - ''4 seats''
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* [[Rochester Public Schools, Minnesota|Rochester Public Schools]] - ''4 seats''
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* [[St. Cloud School District, Minnesota|St. Cloud Area School District]] - ''3 seats''
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==Voting in Minnesota==
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::''See also: [[Voting in Minnesota]]''
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[[File:Voting Absentee Early Map.jpg|right]]
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===Important voting information===
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* [[Minnesota]] uses an [[open primary]] system, meaning voters are not required to declare a party preference when registering to vote.
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* {{online voter registration by state|state=Minnesota|allow=no|website=|other=}}
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===Voting absentee===
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::''See also: [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting by state]]''
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For information about '''eligibility''', '''deadlines''', '''military and overseas voting''' and '''updates to the voting laws in Minnesota''', please visit our [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|absentee voting by state]] page.
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===Voting early===
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::''See also: [[Early voting]]''
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==Elections Performance Index==
 
==Elections Performance Index==
::See also: [[Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index]]''
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::''See also: [[Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index]]''
 
{{Pew election performance writeup|State=Minnesota|Rank=5th|Percent=74}}
 
{{Pew election performance writeup|State=Minnesota|Rank=5th|Percent=74}}
 
 
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* [[Portal:Elections]]
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* [[Portal:Elections|Elections portal]]
* [[2014 election dates]]
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* [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|Elections and events calendar]]
* [[Election results|Election result resources]]
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* [[Voter guides]]
 
* [[Voter guides]]
 
* [[State Blue Books]]
 
* [[State Blue Books]]
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* [[State Election Result Canvassing]]
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* [[State by State Voter ID Laws|State voter ID laws]]
 
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* [[Voting in Minnesota]]
 
* [[Absentee voting]]
 
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Revision as of 03:00, 3 January 2014

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Contents
1 2014 elections
1.1 Races to watch in Minnesota
1.2 Elections by type
2 Voting in Minnesota
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



Minnesota

The state of Minnesota will hold elections in 2014. Below are the dates of note:

On the 2014 ballot
Find current election news and links here.
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U.S. House Approveda
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2014 elections

Races to watch in Minnesota

U.S. Congress


See also: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

Incumbent Rep. Rick Nolan (D) defeated former incumbent Chip Cravaack in 2012 for the 8th District seat. However, a strong showing early in the 2014 cycle from Republican Stewart Mills will make for a competitive race in 2014.


Minnesota State Legislature


See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 12, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Heading into the election, the Democratic Party controls the chamber. The following table details the 10 districts with the smallest margin of victory in the November 6, 2012, general election.

Elections by type

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1 U.S. Senate elections in Minnesota
1.1 Candidates

U.S. Senate elections in Minnesota

See also: United States Senate elections in Minnesota, 2014 and United States Senate elections, 2014

Voters in Minnesota will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 4, 2014.

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 3, 2014
August 12, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Minnesota has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Minnesota elections, 2014

Incumbent: The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by Al Franken (D). Franken was first elected in 2008.

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

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1 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Minnesota
1.1 Partisan breakdown
1.2 Incumbents
1.3 List of candidates by district

U.S. House of Representatives elections in Minnesota

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, 2014 and United States House of Representatives elections, 2014

The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Minnesota will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect eight candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 3, 2014
August 12, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Minnesota has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Minnesota elections, 2014

Incumbent: N/A

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds five of the eight congressional seats from Minnesota.

Members of the U.S. House from Minnesota -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 5 Pending
     Republican Party 3 Pending
Total 8 8

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the eight congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Tim Walz Electiondot.png Democratic 1
John Kline Ends.png Republican 2
Erik Paulsen Ends.png Republican 3
Betty McCollum Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Keith Ellison Electiondot.png Democratic 5
Michele Bachmann Ends.png Republican 6
Collin Peterson Electiondot.png Democratic 7
Rick Nolan Electiondot.png Democratic 8

List of candidates by district

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

1st Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Withdrew from race


2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary


Independence Party of America Independence Party Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race


3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


4th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independence Party of America Independence Party Primary


5th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independence Party of America Independence Party Primary

Failed to file


6th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independence Party of America Independence Party Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race

Failed to file


7th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary


8th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Green Party Green Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Failed to file


State executive official elections in Minnesota

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See also: Minnesota state executive official elections, 2014 and State executive official elections, 2014
Contents
1 State executive official elections in Minnesota
2 List of candidates by office
2.1 Governor
2.2 Lieutenant Governor
2.3 Attorney General
2.4 Secretary of State
2.5 Down ballot offices

Five state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Minnesota.

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Minnesota:

List of candidates by office

Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Governor


General election

Democratic Party Mark Dayton/Tina Smith - Incumbent
Republican Party Jeff Johnson/Bill Kuisle
Libertarian Party Chris Holbrook/Chris Dock
Independent Grassroots Party candidates Chris Wright/David Daniels
Independence Party of America Hannah Nicollet/Tim Gieseke

Defeated in the primary

Democratic Party Bill Dahn/James Vigliotti
Democratic Party Leslie Davis/Gregory K. Soderberg
Republican Party Merrill Anderson/Mark Anderson
Republican Party Scott Honour/Karin Housley
Republican Party Marty Seifert/Pam Myhra
Republican Party Kurt Zellers/Dean Simpson

Lieutenant Governor


Attorney General


General election

Democratic Party Lori Swanson - Incumbent
Republican Party Scott Newman
Green Party Andy Dawkins
Libertarian Party Mary O'Connor
Independent Legal Marijuana Party candidate Dan R. Vacek
Independence Party of America Brandan Borgos

Defeated in the primary

Republican Party Sharon Anderson

Secretary of State


General election

Democratic Party Steve Simon
Republican Party Dan Severson
Libertarian Party Bob Odden
Independence Party of America Bob Helland

Defeated in the primary

Democratic Party Dick Franson
Democratic Party Gregg A. Iverson
Independence Party of America David A. Singleton

Down ballot offices


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
State Auditor Rebecca Otto
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2007 Yes

State House elections in Minnesota

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See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014
Contents
1 State House elections in Minnesota
1.1 Majority control
1.2 List of candidates by district

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 12, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Minnesota House of Representatives:

Minnesota House of Representatives
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 73 Pending
     Republican Party 61 Pending
Total 134 134

List of candidates by district

Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49District 50District 51District 52District 53District 54District 55District 56District 57District 58District 59District 60District 61District 62District 63District 64District 65District 66District 67District 68District 69District 70District 71District 72District 73District 74District 75District 76District 77District 78District 79District 80District 81District 82District 83District 84District 85District 86District 87District 88District 89District 90District 91District 92District 93District 94District 95District 96District 97District 98District 99District 100District 101District 102District 103District 104District 105District 106District 107District 108District 109District 110District 111District 112District 113District 114District 115District 116District 117District 118District 119District 120District 121District 122District 123District 124District 125District 126District 127District 128District 129District 130District 131District 132District 133District 134

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Statewide ballot measure elections in Minnesota

See also: Minnesota 2014 ballot measures and 2014 ballot measures

Zero ballot measures have been certified for the 2014 ballot in the state of Minnesota.

Potential measures

Type Title Subject Description

School board elections in Minnesota

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See also: List of school board elections in 2014 and Minnesota school board elections, 2014
Contents
1 School board elections in Minnesota
2 Elections by date
2.1 November 4, 2014

A total of eight Minnesota school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature 28 seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections on November 4, 2014. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the districts listed below serve 103,615 K-12 students.[20]

Elections by date

Note: Last updated January 1, 2014

A total of 666 school districts are holding elections for 2,141 seats in 2014. This list breaks down the Minnesota school board elections in chronological order:

November 4, 2014

Voting in Minnesota

See also: Voting in Minnesota
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Important voting information

  • Minnesota uses an open primary system, meaning voters are not required to declare a party preference when registering to vote.
  • As of September 2014, Minnesota is one of the 35 states that have not implemented online voter registration.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Minnesota, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Minnesota is one of 8 states which allow early voting but require an excuse to vote early. Early voting begins 46 days prior to the election and ends the day before election day.[21] The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.

To vote early you need to provide an excuse for why you will be unable to vote at the polls during normal voting hours. The following are valid reasons:[21]

  • you will be away from home on election day
  • you are ill or disabled
  • you are an election judge serving in a precinct other than your own
  • unable to go to the polling place due to a religious observance or belief

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Minnesota ranked 5th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Minnesota received an overall score of 74%.[22]

See also

References

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Star Tribune, "County commissioner plans to join U.S. Senate race, and already has a big backer", accessed August 23, 2013
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  13. Campaign website, "About", accessed November 11, 2013
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  15. Atlanta Journal Constitution, "Running for Congress, in Georgia and three other states – at the same time," accessed November 12, 2013
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  17. Politico, "Democrat Collin Peterson to run again in Minnesota," accessed March 17, 2014
  18. Roll Call, "Republican Will Challenge Peterson in Minnesota", accessed December 5, 2013
  19. Minnesota Public Radio "Stewart Mills to run for 8th Dist. seat," accessed July 17, 2013
  20. National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Second Information System," Accessed January 2, 2014
  21. 21.0 21.1 Long Distance Voter, "Early Voting Rules: Minnesota," accessed December 19, 2013
  22. Pew Charitable Trusts, "Election Performance Index Report," accessed April 23, 2014