2020 Presidential, House, and Senate Election Results
By Paul Vold firstname.lastname@example.org (11/3/20)
(Aitkin, MN) — All of Minnesota’s Congressional and House seats were up for grabs, and even the U.S. President and Vice President, from the 2020 General Election.
In our series of Election Results Stories throughout the rest of this week, we will take a lot at the U.S. President and Vice President, U.S. Sentate, and State Senate and House of Representative races in our area.
All 87 Minnesota counties reported with 80 completed counties and 99.73 percent of precincts reporting..
Numbers reported as of 4am Wednesday morning, Deomcratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden and Vice President nominee Kamala Harris have claimed Minnesota and their 10 electoral votes at 54 percent (1.68 million votes) of the vote in favor of Republican President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence who finished at 45 percent (1.45 million votes) of the votes.
The race for US Senate has incumbent and Democrat Tina Smith claiming victory at 48 percent (1.53 million votes) of the vote and challenger Republican Jason Lewis finished with 43 percent (1.36 million votes) of the vote.
In the U.S. House of Representative District 8 race, Republican Pete Stauber tallied 52 percent (197,984 votes) of the vote followed by challenger Democrat Quinn Nystrom at 40 percent (152,006 votes) who conceded her running.
For State Senate District 10, Republican Senator Carrie Ruud finished with 66 percent of the vote and brought in 15,843 votes to finish with a wide margin of victory over Democrat Steve Samuelson.
State Representative District 10A was won by Republican Josh Heintzeman at 64 percent (15,444) over Democrat Dale Menk’s 35 percent (8,382 votes).
For District 10B, incumbent Representative Republican Dale Lueck won in a landslide with 69 percent and 16,892 votes with challenger Democrat Gaylene Spolarich taking 30 percent (7,449) of the vote.
Local Results for County, City Mayoral, Township, School Boards, Hospital Boards, and Ballot Questions are coming with final results to be counted through today.
R&J Broadcasting, Inc will be providing updates on Election Results as they come in from our listening area and from the Minnesota Secretary of State website. Tune your radio to our stations for updates throughout the week for results or check our website, www.rjbroadcasting.com.