Wadena County: solidly in the red column
The 2010 general elections have been called a "Republican wave," and Wadena County was no exception to the trend.
Republican Chip Cravaack took 3,020 votes (55.97 percent) in the county to longtime Democrat incumbent James Oberstar's 2,049 votes (37.97 percent) in the U.S. House of Representatives race. The 8th District upset was much narrower in the rest of northeast Minnesota.
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