Election Results: Peterson Wins Again in 7th District

Election Results: Peterson Wins Again in 7th District Photo: KSTP

November 07, 2018 12:20 AM

UPDATE 12:15 a.m.

The Associated Press is reporting that Collin Peterson has been declared the winner in the 7th Congressional District race against Dave Hughes.

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UPDATE 12:10 a.m.

As of 12:10 a.m., Collin Peterson is leading the race with 138,272 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Dave Hughes is trailing with 126,177 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 1,258 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 11:50 p.m.

As of 11:50 p.m., Collin Peterson is leading the race with 130,682 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Dave Hughes is trailing with 118,668 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 1,198 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 11:35 p.m.

As of 11:35 p.m., Collin Peterson is leading the race with 117,466 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Dave Hughes is trailing with 106,089 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 1038 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 10:50 p.m.

As of 10:50 p.m., Collin Peterson is leading the race with 73,225 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Dave Hughes is trailing with 65,208 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 665 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 10:40 p.m.

As of 10:40 p.m., Collin Peterson is leading the race with 66,032 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Dave Hughes is trailing with 57,895 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 593 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 10:05 p.m.

As of 10:05 p.m., Collin Peterson is leading the race with 44,715 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Dave Hughes is trailing with 38,544 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 429 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 9:55 p.m.

As of 9:55 p.m., Collin Peterson is leading the race with 30,488 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Dave Hughes is trailing with 28,228 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 352 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 9:30 p.m.

As of 9:30 p.m., Collin Peterson is leading the race with 7,261 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Dave Hughes is trailing with 7,144 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 125 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 9:08 p.m.

As of 9:08 p.m., Dave Hughes is leading the race with 2,058 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Collin Peterson is trailing with 1,844 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 55 precincts have reported results.


UPDATE 8:50 p.m.

As of 8:50 p.m., Dave Hughes is leading the race with 1,392 votes, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.

Collin Peterson is trailing with 1,051 votes.

According to the Secretary of State's office, a total of 34 precincts have reported results.


Voters went to the polls Tuesday, casting their ballots in the mid-term elections.

Democratic incumbent Collin Peterson was taking on Republican Dave Hughes in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District.

District Race Coverage

Peterson, who was first elected in 1990, beat Hughes two years ago.

The 7th District encompasses much of the western side of the state, including cities like Moorhead, Fergus Falls, Alexandria and Willmar.

 

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