2010 Minnesota State Auditor election

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Minnesota State Auditor election, 2010

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  Rebecca Otto.jpg Patricia Anderson.png
Nominee Rebecca Otto Patricia Anderson
Party DFL Republican
Popular vote 981,822 956,339
Percentage 48.39% 47.13%

Minnesota State Auditor election, 2010 results by county.svg
County Results

Otto:      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%
Anderson:      40–50%      50–60%      60–70%

State Auditor before election

Rebecca Otto

Elected State Auditor

Rebecca Otto

The 2010 Minnesota State Auditor election was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 to elect the Minnesota State Auditor for a four-year term. Incumbent Rebecca Otto of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) was re-elected to a second term.


Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party[edit]

Incumbent Rebecca Otto won endorsement at the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) convention.

Republican Party[edit]

Former State Auditor Patricia Anderson earned the endorsement of the Republican Party of Minnesota at its state convention.

Green Party[edit]

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board member Annie Young ran as the Green Party candidate.

Grassroots Party[edit]

Kenny Kalligher stood for election for the Grassroots Party.


Candidate Party Votes
# %
Rebecca Otto Democratic–Farmer–Labor 981,822 48.39
Patricia Anderson Republican 956,339 47.13
Annie Young Green 54,154 2.67
Kenny Kalligher Grassroots 35,548 1.75
Write-in 1,224 0.06
Total 2,029,087 100.00
Valid votes 2,029,087 95.56
Blank votes 94,282 4.44
Turnout[1] 2,123,369 55.81
Eligible voters[1] 3,804,746

Source: Minnesota Secretary of State[2]


  1. ^ a b "Minnesota election statistics 1950-2012 (PDF)". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved June 26, 2013.
  2. ^ "Statewide Results for Auditor". Minnesota Secretary of State. Archived from the original on September 16, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2013.

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