1986 Minnesota Senate election
All 67 seats in the Minnesota Senate
34 seats needed for a majority
The 1986 Minnesota Senate election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on November 4, 1986, to elect members to the Senate of the 75th and 76th Minnesota Legislatures. A primary election was held on September 9, 1986.
The Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) won a majority of seats, remaining the majority party, followed by the Independent-Republicans of Minnesota. The new Legislature convened on January 6, 1987.
|Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party||67||765,584||47||4||70.15|
|Independent-Republicans of Minnesota||62||591,061||20||4||29.85|
|Turnout (out of 3,024,070 eligible voters)||1,456,579||48.17%||14.17 pp|
|Source: Minnesota Secretary of State, Minnesota Legislative Reference Library|
- "Minnesota election statistics 1950-2014" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
- "Minnesota Election Results 1986" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. pp. 34–201. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
- "Party Control of the Minnesota Senate, 1951-present". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved November 26, 2015.