MINNESOTA

UPDATE 11:05 PM

Democratic Dean Phillips won the Minnesota 3rd Congressional District Midterm Election.

After his component Republican Congressman Erik Paulsen called Phillips dishonest after not providing healthcare for his workers which led to a campaign war among the two. Phillips responds to Paulsen with a television of his own.

According to NY Times, Democrat Tina Smith with precinct votes of 742,135 and her Republican opponent with a precinct vote of 479,833. She lends by 20 percentage over Karin Housley with 36 percent of precincts reporting.

Democrat Candidate Amy Klobuchar won again Republican Jim Newberger with a percentage of 66.9 votes.

This is the first time in four decades that Minnesotans can cast a vote for both of their Unites States senators in the same election.

UPDATE 11:59 PM

Democrat Tim Walz has won the governor’s race in Minnesota defeating Republican Jeff Johnson with 57.17 percent to a 39.18 percent.

Walz keeps the Democrat seat following two terms by outgoing Gov. Mark Dayton was making his second run for governor after losing to Dayton four years ago.

 

Democrat Gretchen Whitmer defeats Republican Bill Schuette in the Michigan Election. Whitmer defeated Schuette with precinct votes from 1, 542, 282 to Schuette 1,241,701.

 

According to VOX, Whitmer has promised clean water, better roads and protection for abortion rights.

In both states Michigan and Minnesota the Democratic party have taken over the governor’s office.

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