- Election 2012
Democrats maintain control of Senate
Democrats won a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday
Piepho defeats Wood in Blue Earth County race
Piepho had 3,201 votes to Wood’s 1,886.
Walz wins re-election
Tim Walz defeats Allen Quist for U.S. House Minnesota District 1.
Obama wins re-election
Barack Obama defeats Mitt Romney to win second term
AP: President Barack Obama wins Minnesota
President Barack Obama projected to win Minnesota
AP: Klobuchar re-elected as Minnesota senator
Democrat Amy Klobuchar wins second U.S. Senate term in Minnesota.
Hot-button topics drive local voters to the polls
Two young military veterans came to Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato, motivated exclusively by the presidential election.
- 2012 election results, state, national, local
Voter turnout high in Mankato (slideshow)
Election official: as high as 2008, lots of same-day registrations
Ins & outs of how, where to vote
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