1990 Minnesota Senate election

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Minnesota Senate election, 1990

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All 67 seats in the Minnesota Senate
34 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Roger Moe Duane Benson
Party DFL Independent-Republican
Leader since 1980 January 5, 1987
Leader's seat 2nd–Erskine 32nd–Lanesboro
Last election 47 seats 20 seats
Seats before 44 23
Seats won 46 21
Seat change Increase2 Decrease2
Popular vote 990,513 775,790

Majority Leader before election

Roger Moe
DFL

Elected Majority Leader

Roger Moe
DFL

The 1990 Minnesota Senate election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on November 6, 1990, to elect members to the Senate of the 77th Minnesota Legislature. A primary election was held on September 11, 1990.

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 8, 1991.

Results[edit]

Summary of the November 6, 1990 Minnesota Senate election results
Party Candidates Votes Seats
No. No. %
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party 67 990,513 46 Increase2 68.66
Independent-Republicans of Minnesota 64 775,790 21 Decrease2 31.34
Grassroots Party of Minnesota 1 1,797 0 Steady 0.00
Independent 2 5,543 0 Steady 0.00
Total 67 ±0 100.00
Turnout (out of 3,136,830 eligible voters)[1] 1,843,104 58.76% Increase10.59 pp
Source: Minnesota Secretary of State,[2] Minnesota Legislative Reference Library[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota election statistics 1950-2014" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Minnesota Election Results 1990" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. pp. 36–51. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Party Control of the Minnesota Senate, 1951-present". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved November 26, 2015.