1992 Minnesota Senate election

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Minnesota Senate election, 1992

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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 Democratic–Farmer–Labor Independent-Republican
Leader since 1980 January 5, 1987
Leader's seat 2nd–Erskine 31st–Lanesboro
Last election 46 seats 21 seats
Seats won 45 22
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 1,247,594 970,766

Majority Leader before election

Roger Moe
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

Elected Majority Leader

Roger Moe
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

The 1992 Minnesota Senate election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on November 3, 1992, to elect members to the Senate of the 78th and 79th Minnesota Legislatures. A primary election was held on September 15, 1992.

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 5, 1993.

Results[edit]

Summary of the November 3, 1992 Minnesota Senate election results
Party Candidates Votes Seats
No. No. %
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party 67 1,247,594 45 Decrease1 67.16
Independent-Republicans of Minnesota 66 970,766 22 Increase1 32.84
Grassroots Party of Minnesota 1 2,179 0 Steady 0.00
Independent 4 24,460 0 Steady 0.00
Total 67 ±0 100.00
Turnout (out of 3,187,255 eligible voters)[1] 2,355,796 73.91% Increase15.15 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.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Minnesota Election Results 1992" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. pp. 38–53. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Party Control of the Minnesota Senate, 1951-present". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved November 27, 2015.