Simon, Crockett advance following Secretary of State primary

Incumbent Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon will once again be on the ballot in November after being challenged by Steve Carlson.

With 100% of all precincts reporting, Simon, a DFL candidate, received 72.52% of the vote, or 285,397 ballots. Carlson received 108,123, or 27.48%.

On the republican side of the ballot, Kim Crockett received 190,156 votes, or 63.15%. Her challenger, Erik van Mechelen, received 110,943 votes, equaling 36.85%.

Secretary of State Race
MN SEC. OF STATE – DFL
Last Updated: 2022-08-27 05:01:52
Precincts Reporting: 4103 of 4103 | 100.00 %
Votes
Simon (Dem)
Steve Simon (Dem)
285,325
73.00%
Carlson (Dem)
Steve Carlson (Dem)
108,163
27.00%
Full Results
MN SEC. OF STATE – GOP
Last Updated: 2022-08-27 05:01:52
Precincts Reporting: 4103 of 4103 | 100.00 %
Votes
Crockett (GOP)
Kim Crockett (GOP)
190,171
63.00%
van Mechelen (GOP)
Erik van Mechelen (GOP)
110,960
37.00%
Full Results