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Elections 2020

District 8: Previous Election Results

2014 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rick Nolan Democratic 129,090 48.5%
Ray Sandman Green 11,450 4.3%
Stewart Mills Republican 125,358 47.1%

2012 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rick Nolan Democratic 191,976 54.5%
Chip Cravaack Republican 160,520 45.5%

2010 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Hamm Democratic 13,710 19.5%
James Oberstar Democratic 56,510 80.5%

2010 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Oberstar Democratic 129,091 46.6%
Timothy Olson Independence Pty 11,876 4.3%
Chip Cravaack Republican 133,490 48.2%

2010 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Chip Cravaack Republican 26,608 100.0%

2008 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Oberstar Democratic 241,831 67.8%
Michael Cummins Republican 114,871 32.2%

2006 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Oberstar Democratic 180,670 63.6%
Rod Grams Republican 97,683 34.4%

2004 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Johnson Democratic 6,314 14.5%
James Oberstar Democratic 37,353 85.5%

2004 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Oberstar Democratic 228,586 65.3%
Van Presley Green 8,933 2.6%
Mark Groettum Republican 112,693 32.2%

2002 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Oberstar Democratic 194,909 68.7%
Bob Lemen Republican 88,673 31.3%

2002 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Lemen Republican 13,422 50.5%
Warren Nelson Republican 13,132 49.5%

2000 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Oberstar Democratic 210,094 67.8%
Mike Darling Independent 19,667 6.4%
Bob Lemen Republican 79,890 25.8%

2000 House Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Lemen Republican 7,197 50.1%
Warren Nelson Republican 7,179 49.9%

1998 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Oberstar Democratic 173,734 66.0%
Stan Estes Reform 15,137 5.8%
Jerry Shuster Republican 69,667 26.5%

1996 House General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Oberstar Democratic 185,333 67.4%
Stan Estes Reform 16,639 6.0%
Andy Larson Republican 69,460 25.2%