Election 2018: US Senate (Smith seat)

This is a special election. As you probably recall, Al Franken resigned and Tina Smith was appointed to fill his seat. The person who wins in November will serve out the remainder of the term and then run again in 2020.

On the ballot:

Tina Smith (DFL)
Karin Housley (Republican)
Jerry Trooien (Unaffiliated)
Sarah Wellington (Legal Marijuana Now)

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Elections 2018: US Senator (partial term)

We have two Senate races this year. Amy Klobuchar is running for a regular six-year term. Tina Smith is running to finish out Al Franken’s term. This is the Tina race. Not surprisingly, it’s more hotly contested.

Whoever wins this election will serve for two years, instead of six, and will run for re-election (or, I guess, decide they’re sick of the job) in 2020.

Running in the DFL primary for this Senate seat:

Nick Leonard
Ali Chehem Ali
Richard Painter
Tina Smith

Greg Iverson
Christopher Lovell Seymore Sr.

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