Election 11/7/2018, 1:23am

Ilhan Omar sweeps 5th Congressional District

Minnesota made history by electing the first refugee and Somali-American woman to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday. Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis is a rising star in the Democratic Party who has seen strong support from students and young voters. She won Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District seat Tuesday in a landslide victory, more than tripling the vote total of her GOP challenger Jen Zielinski. 

11/7/2018, 1:22am

Tim Walz takes governor's office

Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., who was re-elected to his seat five times before running for governor, ran against Republican nominee Jeff Johnson. Walz will take over the seat when DFL Gov. Mark Dayton leaves office in January after serving for two terms. 

11/6/2018, 9:43am

Voters start early in UMN campus area

Paige Reno has a tradition on election day: she always goes to Al’s Breakfast before heading to the polls. Today, she decided on the blueberry walnut pancakes, a coffee and mostly Democrats down the ballot.