2012 Election

In the only contested race on the ballot in Waconia, Charles Erickson has defeated incumbent Larry Millender in the race for Council Member for Ward 2. According to unofficial results provided by Carver County, Erickson received 1,155 votes (50.68 percent) to Millender’s 1,108 votes (48.62 percent). Incumbent Jim Nash was re-elected as Mayor, receiving 3,696 [...]

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In the Minnesota State Senate District 47 race between incumbent Julianne Ortman (R) and challenger Jim Weygand (DFL), Ortman will be returning to the senate after defeating Weygand by a margin of approximately two to one in the general election held on Tuesday, Nov. 6. According to unofficial results provided by Carver County, Ortman received [...]

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As expected, the three candidates vying for the three open seats on the Waconia School Board were elected during the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. According to unofficial results provided by Carver County, incumbent Cathy Thom received 4,664 votes, Naomi Erickson received 4,224 votes, and Kenneth D. Varble received 4,066 votes. The race included [...]

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A tie occurred in the race for Council Member in New Germany after unofficial results of the General Election were released by Carver County on Tuesday, Nov. 6. In the race, three candidates were running for two seats. Shirley Jaeger won one of the seats with 108 votes. Ty Turnquist and Cathy Ruschmeier each received [...]

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According to unofficial results provided by the Minnesota Secretary of State website for the General Election held Tuesday, Nov. 6, Rick Weible will be returning as mayor of St. Bonifacius. Weible, who ran uncontested, received 948 votes. There were 43 write-in votes for mayor. Robert Smestad Jr. (717 votes) and Shawn Ruotsinoja (660) were elected [...]

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Posted 7:35 a.m. 11-7-12 Rep. Michele Bachmann appears poised to turn away a strong Sixth District charge from DFL challenger Jim Graves’ and win their Sixth District battle, narrowly notching a fourth term in Congress. Minnesota news organizations began reporting Bachmann’s 51 percent to 49 percent margin of victory shortly after 4 a.m. Wednesday. Unofficial [...]

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