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  MN House Seat 07B
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Minnesota > MN State House > MN State House 07B
OfficeState House
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 05, 2012 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 07:00am
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 08, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 06, 2015 - 12:00pm
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifiedRBH November 30, 2012 08:07pm
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Description Gauthier dropped out of the race in August. The local DFL chose to endorse Simonson and the Minnesota Supreme Court replaced Gauthier with Simonson on September 25th, 2012.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Won11/02/2010
NameKerry Gauthier Votes7,470 (66.85%)
Term01/04/2011 - 01/08/2013 Margin4,995 (+44.70%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
MAP
772
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/22/2012 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Erik Simonson 1 --1 --
Travis Silvers 1 ----1
Leaning Call: Travis Silvers (55.56%)
Weighted Call: Travis Silvers (75.93%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Erik Simonson Travis Silvers (W) City Councilmember Jay Fosle (W) David Pipho  
PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Republican Independent Independent  
Website  
Certified Votes12,450 (62.43%) 4,345 (21.79%) 3,144 (15.77%) 3 (0.02%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -8,105 (-40.64%) -9,306 (-46.67%) -12,447 (-62.42%)  
Predict Avg.55.00% 42.00% 1.10% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
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ENDORSEMENTS
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LBT Jed Ziggler
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 25, 2012 09:00pm News State Supreme Court takes Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, off ballot  Article RBH 
Sep 05, 2012 05:00pm News Daughter of Minnesota House candidate says he abandoned her  Article RBH 
Aug 23, 2012 07:15pm News Duluth: DFLers regrouping after Gauthier drops out of race  Article RBH 
Aug 22, 2012 05:00pm News Minnesota Lawmaker In Sex Scandal Getting Out Of Race  Article RBH 
Aug 20, 2012 08:00pm News Two announce candidacy for Gauthier's House seat  Article RBH 

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