2012 Election
Paulsen wins re-election in Third U.S. Congressional District Republican incumbent Erik Paulsen has won re-election in the Third U.S. Congressional District race against Democratic challenger Brian Barnes. With all of the votes tallied Wednesday morning, Paulsen won with 58 percent of the 382,715 vo...Read More
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Rep. Michele Bachmann and DFL challenger Jim Graves remained within a razor’s edge of each other early Wednesday morning in their undeclared Sixth District election battle. Unofficial results reported shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday on the Minnesota Secretary of State’s election website showed wi...Read More
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Mike McPadden, a former Norwood City Council member and NYA mayor, returns to the NYA City Council after winning a council seat in the Nov. 6 election. McPadden was the top vote-getter in a four-person race for two open council seats, capturing 911 votes (33 percent). Incumbent Richard Stolz, appoin...Read More
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Longtime Carver County Commissioner Jim Ische successfully defended his District 5 seat against challenger Jim Walter in the Nov. 6 election. Ische collected 4,526 votes (53 percent) compared to Walter’s 3,936 votes (46 percent). Contacted after all the precincts reported on Tuesday night, Isc...Read More
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According to unofficial results, Charlotte Johnson has narrowly defeated Rick Mann in her attempt to become Watertown’s mayor. Unofficial results show that Johnson received 1,087 votes, or 52.2 percent. Mann received 969 votes, or 46.5 percent. Johnson, a former college educator who grew up in...Read More
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Adam Pawelk and Steve Washburn have unofficially won the two open seats on the Watertown City Council during Tuesday’s election. Unofficial results show that Pawelk, a member of the city’s park board, led the way with 995 votes. Washburn, a member of the city’s planning commission,...Read More
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