United States Senate elections in Minnesota, 2014
November 4, 2014
August 12, 2014
Cook Political Report: Likely D
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans D
The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by Al Franken (D). Franken was first elected in 2008.
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|U.S. Senate, Minnesota General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Amy Klobuchar Incumbent||65.2%||1,854,595|
|Source: Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election" (dead link)|
On November 4, 2008, Al Franken won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Norm Coleman, Dean Barkley (I), Charles Aldrich (L), James Niemackl (C), Michael Cavlan (I, Write-In), and Anthony Keith Price (I, Write-In) in the general election. He won election after a lengthy hand recount that did not declare him the winner until after June of 2009.
- United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, 2014
- United States Senate elections, 2014
- Cook Political Report, "2014 Senate Race Ratings for August 22, 2014," accessed August 25, 2014
- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 Senate Races," accessed August 25, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- Washington Post "Businessman Mike McFadden to challenge Sen. Al Franken" Accessed June 10, 2013
- "Senator Al Franken" Official Biography
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008"