United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, 2012

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The 2012 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Minnesota will take place on November 6, 2012. Voters will elect eight candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is June 5, 2012. The primary elections will be held on August 14, 2012.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 6 election, the Democratic and Republican parties each hold four of the eight Congressional seats from Minnesota.

Members of the U.S. House from Minnesota -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 4 5
     Republican Party 4 3
Total 8 8

Candidates

Minnesota's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

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General election candidates

Democratic Party Tim WalzGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Allen Quist


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

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General election candidates

Democratic Party Mike Obermueller
Republican Party John KlineGreen check mark transparent.png


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Note: Dan Powers expressed an interest in running but did not file.[5]

Republican Party Republican Primary

Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

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General election candidates

Democratic Party Brian Barnes
Republican Party Erik PaulsenGreen check mark transparent.png


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Minnesota's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

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General election candidates

Democratic Party Betty McCollumGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tony Hernandez
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada Steve Carlson


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independence Party of America Independence candidate

Minnesota's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

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General election candidates

Democratic Party Keith EllisonGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Chris Fields


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Minnesota's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

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General election candidates

Democratic Party Jim Graves
Republican Party Michele BachmannGreen check mark transparent.png


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Minnesota's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

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General election candidates

Democratic Party Collin PetersonGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Lee Byberg
Independence Party of America Adam Steele


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independence Party of America Independence candidate

Minnesota's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

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General election candidates

Democratic Party Rick NolanGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Chip Cravaack


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary


See also

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