1996 Minnesota House of Representatives election
All 134 seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives
68 seats needed for a majority
The 1996 Minnesota House of Representatives election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on November 5, 1996, to elect members to the House of Representatives of the 80th Minnesota Legislature. A primary election was held on September 10, 1996.
The Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) won a majority of seats, remaining the majority party, followed by the Republican Party of Minnesota. The new Legislature convened on January 7, 1997.
The Independent-Republican Party had changed its name back to the Republican Party on September 23, 1995.
|Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party||126||1,027,921||70||1||52.24|
|Republican Party of Minnesota||132||1,029,783||64||1||47.76|
|Reform Party of Minnesota||14||16,459||0||0.00|
|Green Party of Minnesota||1||3,649||0||0.00|
|Natural Law Party of Minnesota||1||392||0||0.00|
|Turnout (out of 3,319,509 eligible voters)||2,211,161||66.61%||11.46 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 1996" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. pp. 48–62. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
- "Party Control of the Minnesota House of Representatives, 1951-present". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved November 27, 2015.