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The Sun Thisweek and Dakota County Tribune coverage area includes five Minnesota Senate and nine House races. 

Of the Senate seats, two are held by DFL incumbents, one by a Republican, and two are open seats (District 57, Apple Valley and Rosemount; and District 58, which includes Farmington, a portion of Rosemount and southeast Dakota County townships). 

State Senate results nearly all precincts reporting

Field 1 Field 2 Field 3 Field 4
State Senator District 52 25 precincts in contest. 24 of 25 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Stephen Lowell 14448 36.73%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Jim Carlson 24835 63.13%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 58 0.15%
State Senator District 55 23 precincts in contest. 23 of 23 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Pam Myhra 15316 44.59%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Lindsey Port 18996 55.30%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 39 0.11%
State Senator District 56 24 precincts in contest. 24 of 24 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Jim Bean 17008 43.25%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Erin Maye Quade 22281 56.66%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 38 0.10%
State Senator District 57 23 precincts in contest. 23 of 23 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Zach Duckworth 24258 58.61%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Jackie Craig 17106 41.33%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 28 0.07%
State Senator District 58 46 precincts in contest. 45 of 46 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Bill Lieske 20296 52.61%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Clarice Grabau 18243 47.29%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 36 0.09%

State House results nearly all precincts reporting

Field 1 Field 2 Field 3 Field 4
State Representative District 52A 11 precincts in contest. 10 of 11 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Fern A. Smith 6294 38.07%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Liz Reyer 10223 61.83%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 17 0.10%
State Representative District 52B 14 precincts in contest. 14 of 14 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Cynthia Lonnquist 8636 38.22%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Ruth Richardson 13934 61.67%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 23 0.10%
State Representative District 55A 12 precincts in contest. 12 of 12 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Gabriela Kroetch 8549 46.90%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Jess Hanson 9668 53.04%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 12 0.07%
State Representative District 55B 11 precincts in contest. 11 of 11 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Van Holston 6601 41.52%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Kaela Berg 9288 58.42%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 11 0.07%
State Representative District 56A 12 precincts in contest. 12 of 12 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Joe Landru 7168 39.89%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Robert Bierman 10786 60.02%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 16 0.09%
State Representative District 56B 12 precincts in contest. 12 of 12 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Joe Scanlon 9456 44.33%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor John Huot 11854 55.57%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 21 0.10%
State Representative District 57A 12 precincts in contest. 12 of 12 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Jon Koznick 13039 62.53%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Greg Henningsen 7792 37.36%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 23 0.11%
State Representative District 57B 11 precincts in contest. 11 of 11 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Jeff Witte 10466 51.61%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Erin Preese 9790 48.28%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 22 0.11%
State Representative District 58A 18 precincts in contest. 18 of 18 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Gary Bruggenthies 9481 45.46%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Kristi Pursell 11362 54.48%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 13 0.06%
State Representative District 58B 28 precincts in contest. 27 of 28 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Patrick Garofalo 11038 62.55%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Steve Dungy 6591 37.35%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 17 0.10%

State House and Senate 2022 results

Field 1 Field 2 Field 3 Field 4
State Senator District 52 25 precincts in contest. 20 of 25 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Stephen Lowell 12166 36.97%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Jim Carlson 20691 62.88%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 50 0.15%
State Senator District 55 23 precincts in contest. 17 of 23 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Pam Myhra 11462 44.98%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Lindsey Port 13993 54.91%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 30 0.12%
State Senator District 56 24 precincts in contest. 20 of 24 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Jim Bean 14116 43.66%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Erin Maye Quade 18185 56.25%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 30 0.09%
State Senator District 57 23 precincts in contest. 18 of 23 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Zach Duckworth 18766 59.07%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Jackie Craig 12977 40.85%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 24 0.08%
State Senator District 58 46 precincts in contest. 43 of 46 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Bill Lieske 19140 52.43%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Clarice Grabau 17336 47.49%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 32 0.09%
State Representative District 52A 11 precincts in contest. 8 of 11 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Fern A. Smith 5233 38.48%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Liz Reyer 8353 61.42%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 14 0.10%
State Representative District 52B 14 precincts in contest. 12 of 14 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Cynthia Lonnquist 7331 38.29%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Ruth Richardson 11792 61.59%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 22 0.11%
State Representative District 55A 12 precincts in contest. 12 of 12 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Gabriela Kroetch 8549 46.90%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Jess Hanson 9668 53.04%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 12 0.07%
State Representative District 55B 11 precincts in contest. 5 of 11 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Van Holston 2787 39.25%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Kaela Berg 4308 60.67%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 6 0.08%
State Representative District 56A 12 precincts in contest. 10 of 12 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Joe Landru 5656 39.49%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Robert Bierman 8651 60.40%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 15 0.10%
State Representative District 56B 12 precincts in contest. 10 of 12 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Joe Scanlon 8148 45.27%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor John Huot 9833 54.64%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 16 0.09%
State Representative District 57A 12 precincts in contest. 9 of 12 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Jon Koznick 9612 65.06%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Greg Henningsen 5147 34.84%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 16 0.11%
State Representative District 57B 11 precincts in contest. 9 of 11 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Jeff Witte 8614 51.33%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Erin Preese 8150 48.56%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 18 0.11%
State Representative District 58B 28 precincts in contest. 25 of 28 precincts reported.
Party Candidate Totals Pct
Republican Patrick Garofalo 9841 63.15%
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Steve Dungy 5725 36.74%
WRITE-IN WRITE-IN 17 0.11%
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