Voter turnout was down 4% in Minnesota and 6% nationwide in the Nov. 8 election when compared to the 2018 midterm.
A voter had concerns that the election staff were attempting to track who voted and how.
Voters answered with 55.7% saying "no" and 44.3% saying "yes"
With control of the two legislative chambers and the governor’s office, DFL lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz will be able to take more decisive action on policy priorities as they will no longer have to make major compromises with Senate Republicans. That could include increasing funding for education, the creation of a paid family leave program, and the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Steve Simon, who first took office in 2015, oversaw and certified Minnesota’s election in 2020, in which then-Sen. Joe Biden dashed the re-election hopes of Donald Trump by more than seven points statewide.
GOP challenger Ryan Wilson conceded the race to Blaha Wednesday afternoon.
With unofficial results showing the race within just one point, Keith Ellison has declared victory.
As a first-time candidate, Alicia Kozlowski has demonstrated an ability to break barriers. They won in eastern Duluth's House 8B race.
Simon holds 10-point Wednesday lead over Trump-backed Crockett in Minnesota secretary of state's race
Seeking his third consecutive term as the secretary of state, Simon ran his campaign working to dispel myths seeking to erode trust in Minnesota’s election system, including doubts stirred up by Republican challenger Kim Crockett.
Ellison holds one-point lead over Schultz Wednesday morning, as Minnesota's AG race remains undecided
Keith Ellison is seeking his second consecutive term as Minnesota's top law enforcement officer while Republican challenger Jim Schultz seeks to break a five decade-long DFL reign in the attorney general’s office.
Results from election night are preliminary and may change slightly once finalized.