Who Won Minnesota Elections in 2010?
In the Governor's race Democrat Mark Dayton won a very narrow contest over Republican Tom Emmer for the open seat.
In congress seven of the eight incumbents were sent back to Washington. Tim Walz won a close race in the 1st District. The only incumbent to lose was Democrat Jim Oberstar in the 8th District. The veteran of over 30 years in congress was defeated in a close race by Republican Chip Cravaack.
|1st District||Tim Walz||DEM||Incumbent||49.3%|
|2nd District||John Kline||REP||Incumbent||63.3%|
|3rd District||Erik Paulsen||REP||Incumbent||58.8%|
|4th District||Betty McCollum||DEM||Incumbent||59.1%|
|5th District||Keith Ellison||DEM||Incumbent||67.7%|
|6th District||Michele Bachmann||REP||Incumbent||52.5%|
|7th District||Collin Peterson||DEM||Incumbent||55.2%|
|8th District||Chip Cravaack|