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Find election results for key Rochester area races here

Updated at 6 a.m.

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For all state results, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State website .

Rochester Mayor

80 of 80 precincts reporting
Britt Noser

41.8%

Kim Norton

58.0%

Incumbent Kim Norton says she looks forward to finishing initiatives that were delayed due to the pandemic in her first term as mayor.

Rochester City Council

Ward 1

14 of 14 precincts reporting
Patrick Keane

70.2%

Andy Hemenway

29.5%

Ward 3

13 of 13 precincts reporting
Norman Wahl

63.2%

Vangie Castro

36.6%

Ward 5

14 of 14 precincts reporting
Saida Omar

27.2%

Shaun Palmer

72.5%

Norman Wahl wins race to fill Ward 3 council seat as Ward 1 and 5 incumbents maintain their seats.

Olmsted County Commissioners

District 1

16 of 16 precincts reporting
Loring Stead

32.2%

Laurel Podulke-Smith

67.4%

District 2

15 of 15 precincts reporting
Gabe Perkins

41.9%

David Senjem

57.7%

District 3

17 of 17 precincts reporting
Karl Johnson

33.5%

Gregg Wright

66.2%

District 4

20 of 20 precincts reporting
Kindra Ramaker

41.6%

Brian Mueller

58.1%

District 5

13 of 13 precincts reporting
Michelle Rossman

56.2%

Catherine Davis

43.4%

Six of seven commissioner seats were on Tuesday's ballot.

Olmsted County Attorney

110 of 110 precincts reporting
Mark Ostrem

60.9%

Karen MacLaughlin

38.9%

Incumbent Mark Ostrem faced challenge from Karen MacLaughlin.

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Rochester School Board

Seat 2

102 of 102 precincts reporting
Rae Parker

37.6%

Justin Cook

62.2%

Seat 4

102 of 102 precincts reporting
Julie Workman

61.5%

John Whelan

38.3%

Seat 5

102 of 102 precincts reporting
Kim Rishavy

42.6%

Jean Marvin

57.2%

Seat 6

102 of 102 precincts reporting
Elena Niehoff

38.2%

Cathy Nathan

61.6%

The closest of the school board races was decided by a margin of just under 15 percentage points.

Congressional District 1

749 of 749 precincts reporting
Brian Abrahamson (GLC)

1.7%

Richard B. Reisdorf (LMN)

2.2%

Brad Finstad (R)

53.8%

Jeff Ettinger (DFL)

42.3%

Republicans keep control of the 1st District

Minnesota Legislature

Senate District 20

89 of 89 precincts reporting
Steve Drazkowski (R)

61.4%

Bradley Robert Drenckhahn (DFL)

38.3%

House District 20A

38 of 38 precincts reporting
Pam Altendorf (R)

51.2%

Laurel Stinson (DFL)

38.0%

Roger Kittelson (I)

10.6%

House District 20B

51 of 51 precincts reporting
Steve Jacob (R)

66.0%

Elise Diesslin (DFL)

33.8%

Senate District 24

62 of 62 precincts reporting
Carla Nelson (R)

57.5%

Aleta Borrud (DFL)

42.4%

House District 24A

33 of 33 precincts reporting
Duane Quam (R)

64.2%

Keith McLain (DFL)

35.7%

House District 24B

29 of 29 precincts reporting
Katrina Pulham (R)

44.5%

Tina Liebling (DFL)

56.4%

Senate District 25

56 of 56 precincts reporting
Bill Rood (GLC)

2.1%

Ken Navitsky (R)

39.4%

Liz Boldon (DFL)

58.5%

House District 25A

28 of 28 precincts reporting
Wendy Phillips (R)

44.7%

Kim Hicks (DFL)

55.2%

House District 25B

28 of 28 precincts reporting
John Robinson (R)

35.9%

Andrew Smith (DFL)

64.0%

The balance of Republican and DFL House members who represent the Rochester area appears to shift left with the apparent election of Andrew Smith and with Tina Liebling and Kim Hicks holding leads.
A pattern repeats: Area races show Democrats winning Rochester area and GOP in rural area.

Rebecca Mitchell started as a Digital Content Producer for the Post Bulletin in August 2022. She specializes in enhancing online articles as well as education, feature and health reporting.
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