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Results of Special Elections for the Minnesota Legislature, 1971-present

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library from information in Minnesota legislative manuals and newspaper articles. While efforts have been made to verify this information in more than one source, the library cannot guarantee the accuracy of sources; errors are possible. Please report any errors to the library staff.

1971 - Present

Election DateDistrictWho Won?PartyBodyNotes
2/12/201319AJohnson, Clark Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse Note
2/12/201314ATheis, Tama RepublicanHouse Note
4/10/201220Koenen, Lyle J. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate Note
1/10/201261BAllen, Susan Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse
1/10/201259Dziedzic, Kari Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
10/18/201146Eaton, Chris A. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate Note
10/18/201161Hayden, Jeff Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate Note
4/12/201166McGuire, Mary Jo Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
2/15/201105BMelin, Carly Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse
1/26/201026Parry, Mike RepublicanSenate
11/4/200816Fobbe, Lisa A. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate Note
11/4/200863Kelash, Kenneth S. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
1/3/200825Dahle, Kevin L. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
8/7/200728BDrazkowski, Steve RepublicanHouse
12/27/200515Clark, Tarryl L. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
12/27/200515BHaws, Larry Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse Note
11/22/200543Bonoff, Terri E. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
11/22/200519Koch, Amy T. RepublicanSenate
7/13/200437Gerlach, Chris RepublicanSenate
12/30/200318ANewman, Scott J. RepublicanHouse Note
2/25/200332BZellers, Kurt RepublicanHouse
2/11/200352BOtto, Rebecca Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse
2/3/200340APowell, Duke RepublicanHouse
3/4/200247AJordan, John RepublicanHouse Note
1/29/200267Moua, Mee Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
1/29/200207Prettner Solon, Yvonne Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate Note
11/6/200112BBlaine, Greg RepublicanHouse
12/14/199904Kinkel, Anthony G. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
11/2/199918Ring, Twyla L. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
11/2/199907ASwapinski, Dale Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse
4/13/199932Kierlin, Bob RepublicanSenate
3/30/199926Ziegler, Donald N. RepublicanSenate
1/27/199851BVandeveer, Ray RepublicanHouse
1/20/199823AClark, James T. RepublicanHouse Note
1/6/199817AErickson, Sondra RepublicanHouse
11/4/199711BOtremba, Mary Ellen Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse Note
2/6/199614Fischbach, Michelle L. RepublicanSenate
8/1/199526AGunther, Bob RepublicanHouse
7/11/199552ACarlson, Skip RepublicanHouse
4/4/199549BWarkentin, Eldon H. Independent RepublicanHouse
3/7/199533BStanek, Richard Independent RepublicanHouse
2/2/199533Limmer, Warren E. Independent RepublicanSenate
12/29/199416Kleis, Dave Independent RepublicanSenate
12/29/199447Kramer, Don Independent RepublicanSenate
11/8/199419Ourada, Mark Independent RepublicanSenate
11/8/199431Scheevel, Kenric J. Independent RepublicanSenate
2/8/199415AVan Engen, Tom Independent RepublicanHouse
1/11/199440BKnight, Kevin Independent RepublicanHouse Note
7/13/199301BFinseth, Tim Independent RepublicanHouse
1/12/199344BRhodes, Jim Independent RepublicanHouse
1/4/199242Terwilliger, Roy W. Independent RepublicanSenate
12/17/199147AKrambeer, Richard Independent RepublicanHouse
2/12/199132BDavids, Gregory M. Independent RepublicanHouse Note
2/5/199150BHeir, Phil Independent RepublicanHouse
2/10/199061Flynn, Carol Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
2/3/199024Piepho, Mark J. Independent RepublicanSenate Note
11/7/198963BHausman, Alice Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse
2/4/198952ARunbeck, Linda Independent RepublicanHouse
12/20/198848McGowan, Patrick D. Independent RepublicanSenate
11/8/198837Pariseau, Patricia Independent RepublicanSenate
11/3/198765ADawkins, Andrew J. Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse
11/3/198704Decker, Robert Independent RepublicanSenate Note
11/3/198730BDeRaad, Dale L. Independent RepublicanHouse Note
12/22/198616AOmann, Jr., Bernard P. Independent RepublicanHouse Note
2/5/198508Gustafson, James Independent RepublicanSenate
11/8/198308BBoo, Ben Independent RepublicanHouse
7/15/198132BFrerichs, Donald L. Independent RepublicanHouse
5/12/198120Kamrath, Randy P. Independent RepublicanSenate Note
2/22/198016Omann, Sr., Bernard P. Independent RepublicanSenate
1/17/198060BPeterson, Donna C. Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse
1/8/198066Barrette, Emery G. Independent RepublicanSenate
11/6/197955Stokowski, Anne K. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate Note
6/19/197967ARodriguez, Sr., Frank J. Democratic-Farmer-LaborHouse Note
6/19/197941Stern, Irving M. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
12/19/197813Rued, David E. Independent RepublicanSenate
12/10/197735ARedalen, Elton R. Independent RepublicanHouse
12/3/197749Knaak, Delores J. Independent RepublicanSenate
9/27/197722BOnnen, Tony D. Independent RepublicanHouse
3/15/197721BDen Ouden, Gaylin L.R. Independent RepublicanHouse
2/5/197721Setzepfandt, A. O.H. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate Note
2/1/197533Brataas, Nancy Independent RepublicanSenate
12/23/197412ANelsen, Bruce G. RepublicanHouse
12/14/197436Schmitz, Robert J. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
11/5/197447Merriam, Eugene R. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
11/5/197464Stumpf, Jr., Peter P. Democratic-Farmer-LaborSenate
11/6/197361AKnoll, Franklin J. Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusHouse
11/6/197350BKostohryz, Sr., Richard J. Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusHouse
5/4/197102BLemke, Richard R. Nonpartisan ElectionHouse

Pre-1971

Our records are not complete prior to 1971.

Election DateDistrictWho Won?PartyBodyNotes
5/9/196923Olson, Alec Gehard Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusSenate
4/8/196966AChristianson, Donna Jean Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusHouse Note
3/25/196915Renneke, Earl W. Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusSenate
3/11/196963Bischoff, Bernard J. Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusHouse Note
5/10/196656Stangeland, Arlan Ingehart Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusHouse
5/4/196522Jensen, Vernon K. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
3/27/196530Wingard, John P. Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusHouse Note
11/3/196461Higgins, Raymond J. Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusSenate
11/3/196427Hughes, Keith F. Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusSenate
11/3/196459La Brosse, Francis E. Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusSenate
11/3/196460Wanvick, Arne C. Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusSenate
2/28/195752Renner, Sr., Robert G. Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusHouse Note
11/4/195203Dunlap, Robert R. Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusSenate Note
2/8/194942Andersen, Elmer Lee Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
2/5/194953Anderson, Verner F. Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusHouse Note
1/4/194901Johnson, John A. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
3/19/194728Tomczyk, Edward J. Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusHouse Note
12/27/194450Aune, Roy B. Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusHouse
12/3/194407Carey, David M. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
11/7/194451Anderson, Ernest P. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
11/7/194429Duemke, Sr., Emmett L. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
11/7/194436Miller, Archie H. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
1/13/194307Lund, E. O. Nonpartisan ElectionHouse Note
11/5/194060Blatnik, Jr., John Anton Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusSenate Note
11/5/194033Harrison, Harold Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
11/5/194053Rosenmeier, Gordon Nonpartisan Election-Conservative CaucusSenate Note
11/5/194032Young, Henry G. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
1/23/193955Newton, Fred Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
11/3/193657Dahle, Clarence A. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
11/3/193615Swenson, Oscar A. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
12/2/193521Hahn, Arthur A. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
12/2/193522Nelsen, Ancher Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
3/5/193543Neumeier, Karl G. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
3/1/193539Faimon, Albert A. Nonpartisan ElectionHouse Note
1/3/193353Ebner, Franklin E. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
1/3/193307Murphy, Daniel D. Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusSenate Note
12/20/193229Teigan, Henry George Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
1/17/192909Saggau, Henry August Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
7/27/192802Rollins, Frederick H. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
5/9/192827Spindler, Henry Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
3/19/192831McKnight, Sumner T. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
2/7/192765Naplin, Laura Emelia Nonpartisan Election-Liberal CaucusSenate Note
1/24/192740Olson, Conrad Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
1/6/192541Memmer, Peter J. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
2/20/191943Sullivan, George Henry Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
2/18/191934Coleman, Arch Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
2/18/191917Cosgrove, Carson Nesbit Nonpartisan ElectionSenate
1/2/191716Rask, Samuel A. Nonpartisan ElectionSenate Note
11/3/190802French, George H. RepublicanSenate Note
1/8/190448Frater, John Taylor RepublicanSenate Note
11/3/189606Dunn, Howard H. RepublicanSenate Note
11/3/189653Whitney, George A. RepublicanSenate
11/8/189213Little, John T. RepublicanSenate Note
1/8/188944Holmes, Elon G. RepublicanSenate Note
1/6/188522Hall, Osee Matson Not AvailableSenate Note
1/6/188513Severance, Erasmus C. Not AvailableSenate Note
1/6/188542Wells, Henry H. Not AvailableSenate Note
1/6/188503Wilkins, W. T. Not AvailableSenate Note
10/11/188110Fordham, J. Not AvailableHouse Note
10/11/188111Hitchcock, George Not AvailableHouse Note
10/11/188105Johnson, A. M. Not AvailableSenate Note
10/11/188115Milligan, Francis H. Not AvailableHouse Note
11/2/187525Gilfillan, John Bachop RepublicanSenate Note
11/3/186811Sheardown, Samuel B. RepublicanSenate Note
9/10/186203Moore, William S. Not AvailableSenate Note
10/8/186112Daniels, John V. RepublicanSenate Note
10/8/186118Duffy, Thomas J. DemocraticSenate Note
10/8/186114Miller, Luke RepublicanSenate Note
10/8/186110Richards, Linus RepublicanSenate Note
10/8/186116Webber, Alfred B. RepublicanSenate Note
4/27/185706Jewett, Charles Not AvailableTerritorial House Note
1/7/185711Bassett, Joel B. RepublicanTerritorial Council Note
1/7/185710Humphrey, Philander P. Not AvailableTerritorial Council Note
1/7/185703Wales, William W. Not AvailableTerritorial Council Note
9/8/184906Morrison, Allan DemocraticTerritorial House Note

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