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Here are nearly complete but unofficial election returns and percentages from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office:

President

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Barack Obama (i), Democrat, 1,543,102 (53%)

Mitt Romney, Republican, 1,321,154 (45)

Gary Johnson, Libertarian, 35,042 (1)

James Harris, Socialist Workers, 1,058 (.04)

Virgil Goode, Constitution, 3,721 (.13)

Dean Morstad, constitutional government, 1,107 (.04)

Jill Stein, Green, 12,951 (.44)

Jim Carlson, Grassroots, 3,169 (.11)

Peta Lindsay, socialism and liberation, 413 (.07)

Ross C. “Rocky” Anderson, Justice, 2,003 (.36)

Write-in, 10,621 (.36)

1st Congressional District

Tim Walz (i), Democrat, 193,294 (58)

Allen Quist, Republican, 142,197 (42)

Write-in, 506 (.15)

2nd Congressional District

John Kline (i), Republican, 193,587 (54)

Mike Obermueller, Democrat, 164,335 (46)

Write-in, 523 (.15)

3rd Congressional District

Erik Paulsen (i), Republican, 222,341 (58)

Brian Barnes, Democrat, 159,941 (42)

Write-in, 433 (.11)

4th Congressional District

Betty McCollum (i), Democrat, 216,680 (62)

Tony Hernandez, Republican, 109,656 (32)

Steve Carlson, Independence, 21,132 (6)

Write-in, 512 (.15)

5th Congressional District

Keith Ellison (i), Democrat, 257,295 (74)

Chris Fields, Republican, 88,040 (25)

Write-in, 1,088 (.31)

6th Congressional District

Michele Bachmann (i), Republican, 180,131 (50)

Jim Graves, Democrat, 175,924 (49)

Write-in, 980 (.27)

7th Congressional District

Collin Peterson (i), Democrat, 197,736 (60)

Lee Byberg, Republican, 114,133 (35)

Adam Steele, Independence, 15,297 (5)

Write-in, 332 (.1)

8th Congressional District

Rick Nolan, Democrat, 193,778 (54)

Chip Cravaack (i), Republican, 162,071 (45)

Write-in, 1,174 (.33)

Supreme Court

chief justice

Lorie Skjerven Gildea (i), 1,283,362 (60)

Dan Griffith, 847,540 (40)

Write-in, 8,334 (.39)

Supreme Court justice 1

Barry Anderson (i), 1,227,936 (59)

Dean Barkley, 847,706 (41)

Write-in, 8,024 (.39)

Supreme Court justice 4

David Stras (i), 1,141,458 (56)

Tim Tingelstad, 890,891 (44)

Write-in, 8,643 (.42)

Legislature

Senate, 39 Democrat, 28 Republican

House, 73 Democrat, 60 Republican (one race faces recount with Republican leading by one vote)

Percentages do not total 100 due to rounding.

(i) indicates incumbent

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