From Rochester municipal and Olmsted County elections to Minnesota state offices, see the results of the 2020 elections as they are returned on election night, Tuesday, November 3. Keep checking this page for Rochester, Olmsted County, and Minnesota state election 2020 results as they come in, plus Tune in to NewsTalk 1340 KROC AM & 96.9 FM for periodic live updates.

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2020 Election Results for Olmsted County/Rochester, Minnesota:


Rochester City Offices   52 or 52 precincts reporting

City Council President  FINAL

  • Brooke Carlson          51%    27,086
  • Kathleen Harrington   48%    25,659

City Council Members

Ward 2:  FINAL

  • Mark Bransford   55%   5500
  • Michael Wojcik    45%     4478
  • Ward 4:  FINAL
  • Kelly Rae Kirkpatrick  56%  3605
  • Katrina Pulham          43%   2719

Ward 6:  FINAL

  • Craig Ugland    48%   3,878
  • Molly Dennis    52%   4,258

Rochester School Board Members  75 of 75 precincts reporting

Position 1:  FINAL

  • Don Barlow        50%   27,523
  • Justin M. Cook   49%   26,872

Position 3:  FINAL

  • Karen MacLaughlin   56%   30,188
  • Deborah Seelinger    43%   22,938

Position 7:  FINAL

  • Jess Garcia            56%  29,866
  • Mark Schleusner    44%  23,465

Rochester City Parks Referendum Question:

  • Yes    61%    37,873
  • No     38%    23,823

Shall the City of Rochester, Minnesota, be authorized to levy property taxes in the amount of $2,000,000 to provide a dedicated source of funding to protect water quality and natural areas; conserve trees and wooded areas that help to protect air quality; improve access to existing parks and recreational facilities for kids and people with disabilities; improve park safety; and maintain, operate, and improve existing parks?

It is estimated that the average residential homeowner would pay an additional $33.00 per year. The maximum amount of increased levy as a percentage of market value is 0.0168 percent. The maximum amount that would be raised by the new referendum tax rate in the first year if it were to be levied is $2,000,000.


Olmsted County Commissioners  84 0f 84 precincts reporting

District 1: FINAL

  • Stephanie Podulke            65%  5,366
  • Robert "Bucky" Beeman    35%  2,918

District 3:

Gregg Wright -- unopposed

District 5: FINAL

  • Jim Bier              67%  8,132
  • Regina Mustafa  32%  3,864

District 7:  FINAL

  • Wale Elegbede    25%  3189
  • Mark Thein          75%   9386

Minnesota State Legislative Offices


U.S. Senate

  • Tina Smith (D)     50%
  • Jason Lewis (R)  42%


U.S. House

District 1:   79% of precincts reporting

  • Dan Feehan (D)      46%
  • Jim Hagedorn (R)   48%


Minnesota State Senate

District 25:  FINAL

  • Sarah Flick (D)      49%  23,737
  • David Senjem (R)  51% 24,971

District 26:  FINAL

  • Aleta Borrud (D)   49%  23,792
  • Carla Nelson (R)  51% 24,704

Minnesota State House

District 25A:  FINAL

  • Kim Hicks (D)        43%  10679
  • Duane Quam (R)   57%  14459

District 25B:  FINAL

  • Liz Boldon (D)        58%  13,180
  • Kenneth Bush (R)  42%   9,496

District 26A:  FINAL

  • Tina Liebling (D)  64%  13178
  • Gary Melin (R)     36%   7433

District 26B: FINAL

  • Randy Brock (D)   49.5%  13,635
  • Nels Pierson (R)   50.5%  13,978

 

Judicial Offices

Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice (At Large Seat 4)

  • Paul Thissen                  61%
  • Michelle L. MacDonald  39%