President / Vice President Federal Office

Elections: 1860-present. Minnesota voted in its first presidential election two years after statehood. The state has had four iterations of presidential primaries: 1916 (repealed in 1917), 1952-1956 (repealed in 1959), 1992 (suspended in 1996, repealed in 1999), and 2020.

Most recent elections

Date Office Stage Winners Details
11/03/2020 President / Vice President General Joseph Biden (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) won with 1,717,049 votes (52.40%) and a winning margin of +7.11
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent
Joseph Biden with Kamala Harris Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,717,049 52.40
Donald J. Trump Incumbent with Mike Pence Man Republican 1,484,048 45.29
Jo Jorgensen with Jeremy (Spike) Cohen Woman Libertarian 34,976 1.07
Howie Hawkins with Angela Walker Man Green 10,034 0.31
Scattering Write-In 8,715 0.27
Kanye West with Michelle Tidball Man Independent 7,939 0.24
Brock Pierce with Karla Ballard Man Independent 5,651 0.17
Roque (Rocky) De La Fuente with Darcy Richardson Man Independence-Alliance 5,611 0.17
Gloria La Riva with Leonard Peltier Woman Socialism and Liberation 1,210 0.04
Brian Carroll with Amar Patel Man Write-In 1,037 0.03
Alyson Kennedy with Malcolm Jarrett Woman Socialist Workers 643 0.02
Mark Charles with Adrian Wallace Man Write-In 112 0.00
Don Blankenship with William Alan Mohr Man Write-In 75 0.00
Tom Hoefling with Andy Prior Man Write-In 12 0.00
Jason Stanek with Taylor Motari Man Write-In 2 0.00
Michael Laboch with Raechelle Pope Man Write-In 2 0.00
Frederick Michael Carl Frederickson with Todd William Larson Man Write-In 1 0.00
Ryan J. Gilmer with Brent S. Duncan Man Write-In 1 0.00
Darlo Hunter with Dawn Neptune Adams Man Write-In 1 0.00
Shawn Howard with Alyssa Howard Man Write-In 1 0.00

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine each received Minnesota's 10 Electoral College votes.

With this win by Clinton, Minnesota extended its record for the most consecutive presidential victories by Democratic nominees outside of the South at 12 in a row.

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03/03/2020 President / Vice President Primary Donald J. Trump (Republican) won with 137,275 votes (97.67%) and a winning margin of +97.35
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent
Donald J. Trump Incumbent Man Republican 137,275 97.67
Scattering Write-In 2,821 2.01
William (Bill) Weld Man Write-In 443 0.32
Roque (Rocky) De La Fuente Man Write-In 16 0.01

Minnesota held its first presidential primary since 1992 after the passage of a law in 2016. As in the 1916 and 1992 iterations of the primary, voters had to indicate the name of the political party for which they were voting prior to receiving a ballot.

President Trump won all 39 delegates.

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03/03/2020 President / Vice President Primary Joseph Biden (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) won with 287,553 votes (38.64%) and a winning margin of +8.75
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent
Joseph Biden Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 287,553 38.64
Bernie Sanders Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 222,431 29.89
Elizabeth Warren Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 114,674 15.41
Michael R. Bloomberg Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 61,882 8.32
Amy Klobuchar Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 41,530 5.58
Pete Buttigieg Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 7,616 1.02
Uncommitted Democratic-Farmer-Labor 2,612 0.35
Tulsi Gabbard Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 2,504 0.34
Andrew Yang Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,749 0.24
Tom Steyer Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 551 0.07
Michael Bennet Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 315 0.04
Marianne Williamson Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 226 0.03
Cory Booker Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 197 0.03
John K. Delaney Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 172 0.02
Julián Castro Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 114 0.02
Deval Patrick Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 72 0.01

Minnesota held its first presidential primary since 1992 after the passage of a law in 2016. As in the 1916 and 1992 iterations of the primary, voters had to indicate the name of the political party for which they were voting prior to receiving a ballot.

Biden won 38 delegates, Sanders won 27, and Warren won 10.

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11/08/2016 President / Vice President General Hillary Clinton (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) won with 1,367,825 votes (46.44%) and a winning margin of +1.51
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent
Hillary Clinton with Tim Kaine Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,367,825 46.44
Donald J. Trump with Mike Pence Man Republican 1,323,232 44.93
Gary E. Johnson with William Weld Man Libertarian 112,984 3.84
Evan McMullin with Nathan Johnson Man Independence 53,083 1.80
Jill Stein with Howie Hawkins Woman Green 36,991 1.26
Scattering Write-In 26,714 0.91
Dan R. Vacek with Mark G. Elworth Man Legal Marijuana Now 11,292 0.38
Darrell L. Castle with Scott N. Bradley Man Constitution 9,457 0.32
Alyson Kennedy with Osborne Hart Woman Socialist Workers 1,672 0.06
Roque (Rocky) De La Fuente with Michael Steinberg Man American Delta 1,431 0.05
Michael A. Maturen with Juan Antonio Munoz Man Write-In 244 0.01
Jeffrey Ryan Wharton with Amy Klobuchar Man Write-In 53 0.00
Henry L. Bartlett with Condoleezza Rice Man Write-In 41 0.00
Chris Keniston with Deacon Taylor Man Write-In 31 0.00
Daniel Muffoletto with Jesse Ventura Man Write-In 29 0.00
Thomas Hoefling with Steve Schulin Man Write-In 28 0.00
Dennis Andrew Ball with Richard Sanders Man Write-In 24 0.00
Laurence Kotlikoff with Edward Leamer Man Write-In 17 0.00
Emidio Soltysik with Angela Walker Man Write-In 15 0.00
Clifton Roberts with Breeze Harper Man Write-In 15 0.00
Gloria La Riva with Eugene Puryear Woman Write-In 12 0.00
Jerome S. White with Niles Niemuth Man Write-In 10 0.00
Arthur E. Sidner with Sandra Arcement Man Write-In 4 0.00
Kirk Wettschreck with Lori Motzko Man Write-In 4 0.00
Joe Schriner with Joe Moreaux Man Write-In 4 0.00
Michael L. (Mike) Smith with Daniel White Man Write-In 3 0.00
Roger Koplitz with John Kerry Man Write-In 2 0.00
Srinivasa K. Mallapadi with Sripriya Mallapadi Man Write-In 2 0.00
Micah Payeur with Joshua Payeur Man Write-In 2 0.00
Ben Hartnell with Dave Marshall Man Write-In 2 0.00
Eric Gerhard with Ken Virnig Man Write-In 1 0.00
Darin Lynch with Jaci Dukowitz Man Write-In 1 0.00
Matthew Roberts with Charles Clauss Man Write-In 1 0.00
Platt Robertson with Scott Falls Man Write-In 1 0.00
Derrick Schumacher with Ross Wendling Man Write-In 1 0.00
Keith Richard Snell with Russell LeBeau Man Write-In 1 0.00
Richard Duncan with Ricky Johnson Man Write-In 1 0.00

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine each received Minnesota's 10 Electoral College votes.

With this win by Clinton, Minnesota extended its record for the most consecutive presidential victories by Democratic nominees outside of the South at 11 in a row.

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03/01/2016 President / Vice President Caucus Bernie Sanders (Democratic-Farmer-Labor) won with 125,635 votes (61.15%) and a winning margin of +23.03
Candidate Gender Party Votes Percent
Bernie Sanders Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 125,635 61.15
Hillary Clinton Woman Democratic-Farmer-Labor 78,317 38.12
Uncommitted Democratic-Farmer-Labor 1,067 0.52
Other Democratic-Farmer-Labor 213 0.10
Martin O'Malley Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 153 0.07
Roque (Rocky) De La Fuente Man Democratic-Farmer-Labor 53 0.03