Dean Phillips and Angie Craig defeated GOP incumbent U.S. Reps. Erik Paulsen and Jason Lewis, respectively, on Tuesday.

Minn. suburbs, like many in U.S., swing to Dems in election

The insurgency that swept Democrats into power in the U.S. House was led by suburban voters, both in the Twin Cities area and across the country.
Christine Giroux exited the voting booth at Transit Town Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. At 91.4 percent, in 2016, Sibley County had one of the highest p
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November 12
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November 8
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Walz wins Minnesota governor's race, extending DFL control

November 7
The victory gives Democrats four more years in the governor's office following two terms by Gov. Mark Dayton.

Bemidji Democrat holds on to win state House recount

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Maplewood recount breaks tie in favor of City Council incumbent

November 28
The tied race, which was set to be decided by a coin flip, was broken after election judges found Marylee Abrams five votes ahead.