Auditor, 2018 Election


Date: November 6, 2018
Cycle: 2018
Office: Auditor
State: Minnesota
District: Statewide
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent Margin
Julie Blaha Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,250,524 49.35 +6.13
Pam Myhra Woman Republican 1,095,310 43.23
Michael Ford Man Legal Marijuana Now 133,913 5.28
Chris Dock Man Libertarian 53,068 2.09

Blaha was a resident of Ramsey, middle school math teacher, former president of the Anoka-Hennepin Education Association, and first woman elected secretary-treasurer of the Minnesota AFL-CIO.

Myrha was a certified public accountant from Burnsville and former state Representative (HD 40A, 2011-2013; HD 56A, 2013-2015).

Ford was a resident of St. Paul. By winning at least five percent of the vote, the Legal Marijuana Now Party received major party status in the state for the subsequent election cycle.

Dock was a resident of Minnetonka who worked in human resources and technology and was the Libertarian Lieutenant Governor nominee in 2014.


  • Report of the State Canvassing Board, Office of Secretary of State, State of Minnesota, November 27, 2018 (p. 51-55).