Thursday, November 8, 2012
Incumbent Republican John Kline defeated Democrat Mike Obermueller by more than 8 points to keep his seat in congress.
Rep. John Kline (R-Lakeville) is going back to Washington, D.C. Kline defeated Democratic challenger Mike Obermueller by more than 8 points on Nov. 6. With each of the 291 precincts reporting, Kline received 193,587 votes, or 54.01 percent of the total votes cast. Obermueller received 164,335, or 45.85 percent. Patch will have more on this race in the coming days.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
How did your city vote on the constitutional amendment to require photo ID to vote?
Here's how residents in a selection of Minnesota cities voted on the proposed Voter ID amendment to the state Constitution, which would have required photo ID at polling places. Statewide, the ballot measure failed to pass the 50 percent level of support it needed (46.34 percent with all but three Minnesota precincts' results). But if citizens in 14 of these Patch communities had their way, the state Constitution would have a new amendment. Support for the amendment in these cities covered by Patch ranged from 19.30 percent in Southwest Minneapolis to 61.23 percent in St. Michael.* "No" in the table below includes ballots on which voter left "Yes" and "No" blank. NOTE: These are unofficial figures until local canvassing boards verify them…
Doug Anderson to join incumbent Kerrin Swecker on Lakeville's City Council.
Incumbent Kerrin Swecker was re-elected to Lakeville's City Council on Nov. 6, and joining her will be Doug Anderson. Anderson fill Laurie Rieb's seat who vacated the council position to run for Lakeville mayor. See the results of that race. Anderson actually led all vote-getters with 13,695 votes, or 37.47 percent of the total. Swecker finished second with 12,960 votes, or 35.46 percent. David Bares finished third with 9,717 votes, good for 26.59 percent. For more election results, see our election results page. Lakeville Patch will have far more on the elections on Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Lakeville Patch's one-stop-shop for local election news and results, including mayoral, city council and school board races, as well as legislative contests.
Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter Welcome to Lakeville Patch's hub for all things Election 2012. Here, we'll be offering up-to-the-moment election results from the races all across town. We will also have links to Lakeville Patch's regional (think county races) as well as state and federal (think senate and president) election coverage. We're on top of all the local races that affect Lakeville including: If you're looking for updates on all of Dakota County's legislative races, or are looking for county or judicial contest results, be sure to check out our Dakota County election hub by clicking here. To find results for the Presidential election, senate race, congressional election and constitutional …
Patch's one-stop-shop for Dakota County's election news and results, including legislative battles, county commissioner races, and judicial contests, as well as links to local and federal election coverage.
Welcome to Patch's Dakota County hub for all things Election 2012. This page will offer some historical perspective of recent voting in Dakota County, along with up-to-the-moment election results for races across the county. It will also have links to Patch's local (think city and school board) as well as state and federal (think senate and president) election coverage. While house and senate races are incredibly important and dramatic, there are a number of other races in the county, and state, which you will find results for by scrolling down, including: To find results for the Presidential election, senate race, congressional election and constitutional amendment questions, you can find all the up-to-the-minute results here on Patch …