Who Won Minnesota Elections in 2008?
Minnesota had a hotly contested Senate race in 2008 between incumbent Norm Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken. Election day couldn't decide it and Franken won after a lengthy recount process.
Jim Ramstad, representative from District 3, retired and his seat was won by fellow Republican Erik Paulsen over Ashwin Madia. All the other incumbents for Minnesota House Seats won re-election.
The next Gubernatorial Election in Minnesota is in 2010, and US Senator Amy Klobuchar's term ends in 2012.
Barack Obama won Minnesota's 10 electoral votes.
|1st District||Tim Walz||DEM||Incumbent||62.5%|
|2nd District||John Kline||REP||Incumbent||57.3%|
|3rd District||Erik Paulsen||REP||48.5%|
|4th District||Betty McCollum||DEM||Incumbent||68.4%|
|5th District||Keith Ellison||DEM||Incumbent||70.9%|
|6th District||Michele Bachmann||REP||Incumbent||46.5%|
|7th District||Collin Peterson||DEM||Incumbent||72.2%|
|8th District||James Oberstar||DEM||Incumbent||67.7%|