Primary election details for south Washington County votersMost Minnesota polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 14. Residents may register to vote at the polls.
Most Minnesota polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 14. Residents may register to vote at the polls.
A complete list of candidates, links to most of their websites and other election information is at mnvotes.org.
For information on voting in south Washington County, go online to the Minnesota secretary of state's website at www.sos.state.mn.us.
The primary election features several races, but few candidates have mounted noticeable campaigns.
-- U.S. Senate and U.S. House campaigns, one person per party will advance to the Nov. 6 general election. In judicial races, the two candidates receiving the most votes will advance.
-- U.S. Senate
Independence: Glen Menze, Stephan Williams
Republican: Kurt Bills, David Carlson, Bob Carney Jr.
Democrat: Dick Franson, Amy Klobuchar (i), Jack Shepard, Darryl Stanton
-- 2nd Congressional District (includes Cottage Grove and part of St. Paul Park)
Republican: David Gerson, John Kline (i)
-- 4th Congressional District (includes Newport and part of St. Paul Park)
Republican: Tony Hernandez, Ron Seiford
Democrat: Diana Longrie, Betty McCollum (i), Brian Stalboereger
-- Supreme Court chief justice—
Jill Clark, Lorie Skjerven Gildea (i), Dan Griffith
-- Supreme Court justice 4—
Alan Nelson, David Stras (i), Tim Tingelstad
(i) indicates incumbent