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  MN Governor - DFL Primary
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Parents > United States > Minnesota > Governor
OfficeGovernor
TypeDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Primary Election
Filing Deadline May 29, 2018 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open August 14, 2018 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close August 14, 2018 - 08:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2023 - 12:00pm
Turnout 11.87% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH August 23, 2018 09:15pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Won11/04/2014
NameMark Dayton Votes989,113 (50.07%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2019 Margin109,856 (+5.56%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Won11/06/2018
NameTim Walz Votes1,392,956 (53.84%)
Term01/03/2019 - 01/03/2023 Margin295,235 (+11.41%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceMN Governor 11/06/2018
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
02/27/2017 08/14/2018
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Tim Walz 5 2 1 --
Lori Swanson 4 ------
Leaning Call: Tim Walz (75.00%)
Weighted Call: Tim Walz (101.58%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/08/2018 07/19/2018

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Tim Walz St. Rep. Erin Murphy Attorney General Lori Swanson Tim Holden Oloveuse S. "Ole" Savior  
PartyDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Democratic-Farmer-Labor  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes242,832 (41.60%) 186,969 (32.03%) 143,517 (24.59%) 6,398 (1.10%) 4,019 (0.69%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -55,863 (-9.57%) -99,315 (-17.01%) -236,434 (-40.50%) -238,813 (-40.91%)  
Predict Avg.40.00% 19.00% 41.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 03/27/2017 00/00/2016 06/04/2018 06/05/2018 06/05/2018  
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MATCHUP POLLS (2 from 2 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg27.00%-- 13.00%-- 28.00%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
NBC News/Marist 
07/15/18-07/19/18
27.00% -- 13.00% -- 28.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
01/08/18-01/10/18
21.00% -- 6.00% -- 16.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
 

DROPPED OUT
Thomas "Tom" M. Bakk (DFL)
Jun 04, 2018
Rebecca L. W. Otto (DFL)
 00, 2017 - Jun 04, 2018
Tina Liebling (DFL)
Apr 02, 2017 - Mar 12, 2018
Chris Coleman (DFL)
 00, 2016 - Feb 12, 2018
Paul Thissen (DFL)
Jun 14, 2017 - Feb 07, 2018
Rick Nolan (DFL)
Jun 02, 2017
Tina Smith (DFL)
Mar 17, 2017
R. T. Rybak (DFL)
May 04, 2016

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
07/30/2018 Erin Murphy TVAd Biography eng Groundswell  00:00:30 RP 
07/18/2018 Lori Swanson TVAd Biography eng Fair Shot  00:00:30 RP 
07/18/2018 Tim Walz TVAd Feel Good eng What's Right  00:00:30 RP 
06/12/2018 Lori Swanson TVAd Endorsement eng Progressive Leaders  00:00:30 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 10, 2018 11:45am News Aide says Attorney General Lori Swanson politicized her office  Article PA Indy 
Jul 20, 2018 08:00am News Swanson Refuses To Kick Nolan Off Gubernatorial Ticket  Article Poll Vaulter 

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