Minnesota Primary Results
JT Thaden | Aug 11, 2020 AT 9:52 pm
ST. PAUL (KDLM) - Former Lieutenant Governor Michelle Fischbach defeated four other candidates to win the Republican nomination in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District during Tuesday's Primary Elections
Fischbach will face incumbent Collin Peterson, who has represented the district since 1990. The 7th District is one of 30 districts currently represented by a Democrat which President Trump carried in 2016.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith and GOP challenger Jason Lewis won their respective primaries on Tuesday, setting up a November showdown where Smith aims to finally nail down a full six-year term and Lewis tries to reclaim a Senate seat for Minnesota Republicans for the first time in more than a decade.
In District 4A Heather Keeler won the Democratic nomination for State Representative putting her against the lone Republican nominee Edwin Hahn in November.