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United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Minnesota

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

Partisan breakdownCandidates

Minnesota District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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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

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 April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 5 Pending
     Republican Party 3 Pending
Total 8 8


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


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


2nd Congressional District

Democratic Party Mike Obermueller[4]

Democratic Party Thomas Craft[5]

Democratic Party Sona Mehring (no longer running)[6]

Democratic Party Paula Overby[7]

Republican Party David Gerson[5]

3rd Congressional District

4th Congressional District

5th Congressional District

6th Congressional District

  • Democratic Party Judy Adams[8]
  • Republican Party Rhonda Sivarajah-Anoka County Comissioner[11]

7th Congressional District

8th Congressional District

See also


  1. The, "Political newcomer joins GOP 1st District race," accessed August 19, 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 NU Journal, "Hagedorn to announce run for 1st District today," accessed September 4, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 Star Tribune, "GOP delegates select businessman Miller to oppose Rep. Tim Walz after 2 challengers step aside," accessed April 8, 2014
  4. Mike Obermueller "Campaign website," accessed July 17, 2013
  5. 5.0 5.1 Post Bulletin "Kline boasts $1.1 million campaign war chest," accessed July 17, 2013
  6. CaringBridge Founder Will Challenge Kline in 2014 Congressional Race April 15, 2013
  7. Huffington Post, "Paula Overby, Minnesota Transgender Woman, Will Run For Congress," accessed August 15, 2013
  8. Politico "Green activist Judy Adams to run for Bachmann seat" accessed June 14, 2013
  9. Campaign website, "About", accessed November 11, 2013
  10. Campaign website "About" accessed June 10, 2013
  11. "Second Republican Announces Bid for Bachmann Seat" accessed June 14, 2013
  12. "Krinkie joins 6th District GOP House race in Minnesota," accessed July 20, 2013
  13. Atlanta Journal Constitution, "Running for Congress, in Georgia and three other states – at the same time," accessed November 12, 2013
  14. Roll Call, "Republican Will Challenge Peterson in Minnesota", accessed December 5, 2013
  15. Politico, "Democrat Collin Peterson to run again in Minnesota," accessed March 17, 2014
  16. Minnesota Public Radio "Stewart Mills to run for 8th Dist. seat," accessed July 17, 2013