Who Won Minnesota Elections in 2012?
Democrat Senator Amy Klobuchar easily won re-election to a second term over challenger Kurt Bills.
Incumbent members of congress all won re-election except for the 8th District again. Incumbent Chip Cravaack, who had defeated long-time house member Jim Oberstar in the last cycle, lost to Rick Nolan. Nolan had previously served in congress in the late 1970s.
Barack Obama won the ten electoral votes from Minnesota with 53% of the vote.
|1st District||Tim Walz||DEM||Incumbent||57.5%|
|2nd District||John Kline||REP||Incumbent||54.0%|
|3rd District||Erik Paulsen||REP||Incumbent||58.1%|
|4th District||Betty McCollum||DEM||Incumbent||62.3%|
|5th District||Keith Ellison||DEM||Incumbent||74.5%|
|6th District||Michele Bachmann||REP||Incumbent||50.5%|
|7th District||Collin Peterson||DEM||Incumbent||60.4%|
|8th District||Rick Nolan||DEM||54.3%|